Fuqua also announced Friday the renaming of his production company to Hill District Media, from the previously titled Fuqua Films. The new name emphasizes his background and roots that translate to his work on the screen.
“Working with Netflix on The Guilty was such a rewarding experience, both from an artistic and collaborative point of view,” said Fuqua. “I’m beyond excited to continue this relationship and expand our slate of films with a partner that shares our vision at Hill District Media.”
The deal comes following the strong reviews for The Guilty, which premiered at this year’s Toronto Film Festival. Fuqua is currently filming Emancipation starring Will Smith and also recently finished the