Endemol Shine North America and Just Entertainment Studios have struck an exclusive development deal with Beverly Hills-based holographic projections company Hologram USA.
The partnership provides Justin Hochberg‘s Just Entertainment and parent company Endemol Shine North America with the exclusive rights to develop select TV programming using both Hologram’s technology and its life rights to musicians and celebrities in its stable, including Whitney Houston, Buddy Holly, Bing Crosby, Andy Kaufman and Redd Foxx.
Live performances of hologram shows and digital distribution of series created under the deal will stream on FilmOn TV Networks’ digital portal.
Hologram USA CEO Alki David and senior VPs David Nussbaum and Gary Shoefield will serve as executive producers on all series developed from the partnership, including a potential docuseries about celeb hologram tours that is currently “in discussions with a number of networks,” an Endemol Shine North America spokesperson confirmed.
“Hologram USA has proven to be the world’s leader in this space and we’re truly excited by the myriad options that both their technology and celebrity relationships offer us in developing unprecedented TV programming with the team at Just Entertainment,” said Endemol Shine COO Ben Samek in a statement.