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Doc producer Glen Zipper inks overall deal with Bad Robot

Filmmaker J.J. Abrams’ Santa Monica-based prodco Bad Robot has inked a deal with documentarian Glen Zipper to develop and coproduce premium docuseries. The partnership falls under Bad Robot’s current development deal with ...
May 4, 2018

Filmmaker J.J. Abrams’ Santa Monica-based prodco Bad Robot has inked a deal with documentarian Glen Zipper to develop and coproduce premium docuseries.

The partnership falls under Bad Robot’s current development deal with Warner Bros. Television.

Zipper (pictured) is currently producing a multi-part documentary about famed boxer Muhammad Ali for HBO, directed by Antoine Fuqua and executive produced by LeBron James; an untitled Johnny Cash documentary alongside executive producer Frank Marshall, and the feature-length doc Tread with director Paul Solet and executive producer Doug Liman.

Zipper’s producing credits also include the Academy Award-winning documentary Undefeated, Grammy Award-winning Foo Fighters: Back and Forth, and the Emmy Award-winning George Harrison: Living in the Material World, among many others.

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Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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