Barry EP Jason Kim, Scooter Braun & Rapper Tablo Team Up For ‘Neon Machine’ Comedy – Deadline

EXCLUSIVE: It may be wrong to call the fusion of rapper Tablo, Scooter Braun SB Projects, Emmy nominee Jason Kim and Amazon a K-pop supergroup. However, the quartet certainly embraces the genre, if not the notion.

As part of the first look deal Justin Bieber and Demi Lovato’s manager made with streamer founded by Jeff Bezos, the four have teamed up to develop. Neon machine, I have learned.

Working with a predominantly Korean production team, the comedy series created by Barry Producer / screenwriter Kim tells the story of a K-pop superstar out of left field who hits a global deal but could lose it all in the process. Kim will executive produce with SB’s Epik High Tablo and Braun frontman James Shin and Scott Manson.

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In addition to having top-notch content with Netflix, YouTube, and 20th century studios, among others, SB Projects signed a multi-year contract with Amazon Studios in mid-2019. With ideas exactly like Neon machine in mind, the agreement is to develop scripted and unscripted projects with the company which will soon be affiliated with MGM.

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And before we assume that Tablo is going to be in front of the camera on Neon machine, no one has been chosen for the lead role or any other role yet.

A bestselling author in the United States and South Korea with Pieces of you, Tablo (real name Daniel Lee) has released 10 albums with Epik High and a 2011 solo album as well as producing some of K-pop’s greatest artists, acting in the 2005 pic. Nonstop, and as a judge on the hip hop competition series Show me the money.

Tablo is replaced by Eddie Nam and Brian Khoe of EN Management, Lara Christie and Andrew Wang of WME, and Han Kim and Shaun Clark of Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP.

Also adapted from the inspiring April 2019 by Choe Sang-Hun New York Times story “Running out of kids, South Korean school enrolls illiterate grandmothers,” Kim, whose credits include Girls and the Netflix series Love as well as the satire hitman directed by HBO’s Bill Hader, won a WGA Award. In addition, he was nominated for an Emmy, PGA and the NAACP Image Award for his work on Barry.

Kim is replaced by WME, Blue Marble Management and Gang, Tire, Ramer, Brown & Passman.


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