Franklin serves as president and CEO of the Franklin Entertainment production company, which has a multi-year first-look film deal with Paramount Pictures and a second-look deal with Netflix. Franklin has tapped former Juniper Place Productions exec Jenna Nicholson as VP Television to oversee his deal at CBS TV Studios.
On the film side, Franklin most recently produced the inspirational film Breakthrough starring Chrissy Metz, Topher Grace, Josh Lucas, Mike Colter and Marcel Ruiz for Disney/Fox; the Sony Pictures Animation film The Starring with Zachary Levi, Oprah Winfrey and Tyler Perry; and the Sony Pictures film Miracles From Heaven starring Jennifer Garner, Queen Latifah and Eugenio Derbez. On the TV side, he previously sold projects to NBC, ABC, CBS, Netflix and Hulu.
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