Megan Boone signs landmark deal with Sony Pictures Television following release of “The Blacklist”
Megan Boone and her new production company, Weird Sister, signed a first deal with Sony Pictures Television on the heels of Boone’s release of “The Blacklist” on NBC, a spokesperson for the actress told TheWrap.
Boone’s eight-season series starring Elizabeth “Liz” Keen opposite James Spader as Raymond “Red” Reddington in Sony-produced “The Blacklist,” ended with the drama’s Season 8 finale. FBI Wednesday. This episode is the last that will feature Boone as a series regular, although the series has already been renewed for season 9 on NBC.
To find out how Boone’s Liz was struck off “The Blacklist,” readers can head to the spoiler-filled post here.
“Megan has been instrumental in the success of Blacklist and we are delighted that she continues to be an integral part of the Sony family,” said Jeff Frost, President of Sony Pictures Television. “Megan’s artistic prowess and vision are extremely complementary to our creative focus and direction and we are very excited to develop new projects with her. We look forward to a lot of continued success together.
Boone added, “I am more than delighted to have a home at SPTV where I can branch out and continue to work with this amazing team. They have been instrumental in my career and fundamentally believe in my vision of Weird Sister. I am delighted with this new chapter.
Aside from her now-completed role as Liz on “The Blacklist,” Keen’s most notable recent TV credit is Barry Jenkins’ Amazon Prime Video limited series “The Underground Railroad,” which premiered on May 14.
On the film side, Boone starred in Adele Romanski’s relationship drama (“Moonlight”) “Leave Me As You Found Me”, for which she won the Best Actor award at the 2012 GenArt Film Festival.
Deadline first broke the news of Boone’s deal with Sony Pictures Television and new production company Weird Sister.