REGINALD HUDLIN has created, written and/or directed such beloved films as House Party, Boomerang and BeBe’s Kids, which are some of the most profitable and influential films of his generation. Hudlin received a Best Picture nomination from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for producing Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained, starring Jamie Foxx, Leonardo DiCaprio, Christoph Waltz, Kerry Washington and Samuel L. Jackson. The film won multiple awards including two Oscars and two Golden Globe Awards, and is one of the top grossing Westerns of all time.
Hudlin is the executive producer and writer of the Black Panther animated series, which premiered following a popular five-year comic book run. He was also executive producer of The Boondocks animated series. Along with the original founding members, Hudlin recently revived the prolific and beloved comic book company, Milestone Media. The company recently partnered with DC Entertainment, proposing a new line of books, toys, and digital content, including a live action series for Milestone’s signature character Static Shock.
From 2005-2009, Hudlin was the first President of Entertainment for B.E.T. Networks, creating some of the network’s highest rated shows during his tenure. While there, he launched a profitable home entertainment division and revamped the news division, which went on to win more than a dozen awards in that period.
Recently, Hudlin directed episodes of Murder In The First, New Girl and Marry Me. Hudlin executive produced the last three NAACP Image Awards, and he just signed a deal to produce the next three shows. Hudlin was also the executive producer of The AMPAS Governor’s Awards, presenting four honorary Oscars. Last summer, he partnered with The AMPAS and The Hollywood Bowl to produce a live cinematic concert experience titled: The Black Movie Soundtrack, which was a critical and commercial success. The show plans to return with a new lineup in 2016.