Jack Whitehall signs 2 year deal

Jack Whitehall, one of the UK’s brightest comedians and comic actors (recently starring alongside Dwayne Johnson in the film Jungle Cruise) has signed a two-year exclusive non-scripted content deal with TV production group Banijay. The agreement will see Whitehall and his production company Jackpot partner with companies across the TV giant’s U.K. group to create and develop a range of ideas,

Whitehall who starred in shows such as Jack Whitehall: Travels With My Father, Backchat and Bad Education made with Banijay  said,  “I’ve got so many ideas that I’m delighted to be partnering with Banijay U.K. so we can get them made and out into the world.”

Banijay U.K. CEO Lucinda Hicks added: “We have a great relationship with Jack and are thrilled to have signed this deal with Jackpot. As well as being a brilliant and hugely versatile performer, Jack, as well as Ricard Ackerman, who will be heading up the creative team, have an astute sense of what makes great TV and how to engage with audiences around the world. Together with the wonderful creatives we have across the U.K. group, we are really set up to nurture great ideas and make them on a global level.”

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