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Jack Black sets off Electric Dynamite, partners with Reveille

Comedy star Jack Black is launching his own prodco, Electric Dynamite, and teaming with Reveille on an exclusive TV deal.
April 7, 2010

Comedy star Jack Black is launching his own prodco, Electric Dynamite, and teaming with Reveille on an exclusive TV deal. The two-year deal will see Black’s company and Reveille working together on scripted comedies as well as unscripted and animated TV and online properties. Electric Dynamite will set up offices at Reveille with Black being joined by former WME agent Priyanka Mattoo and partner Ben Cooley. Shine Distribution will handle global distribution for projects stemming from the union. ‘I’m finally getting into the TV producing business, along with my co-producing friends Ben Cooley and Priyanka Mattoo,’ said Black in a statement. ‘The company is called Electric Dynamite and we’ve found the perfect home with the like-minded trailblazers at Shine and Reveille. Don’t worry TV…Help is on the way!’

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