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John Legend signs overall TV production deal

Singer John Legend is expanding his TV production resume by signing an overall deal with Legendary Television.

The All of Me hitmaker is currently developing a number of small screen shows, including upcoming comedy Fame Whore, and has teamed up with True Detective director Cary Fukunaga to produce an adaptation of historical biography The Black Count for the big screen.

Now Legend and his partners Mike Jackson and Ty Stiklorius have landed a deal to come up with projects for the TV studio through their Get Lifted company.

Jackson tells Deadline.com, "We're so excited about the opportunity to work with Legendary... (They) are some of the best in the business and we're excited about all of the possibilities that lie ahead."

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