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  1. Disney Channel Enlists Duplass Brothers for YouTube Hip-Hop Dance Series Starring Sofia Wylie

    Disney Channel’s first original scripted series made exclusively for release on YouTube is “Shook,” a hip-hop dance short-form series starring Sofia Wylie, produced by Mark Duplass and Jay Duplass. “Shook” will debut Saturday, Sept. 28, on Disney Channel’s YouTube channel. The scripted single-camera show centers on 15-year-old Mia (Wylie), who yearns to dance professionally but is hindered by daily obligations…

  2. Duplass Brothers Set Interactive Series Deal With Eko

    Mark and Jay Duplass have set a deal with interactive media firm Eko to develop a slate of live-action series. The pact calls for the brothers’ DBP Donut banner to produce series rooted in Eko’s proprietary technology that allows viewers to seamlessly shape stories as they unfold. Eko, a digital media firm based in Israel and New York,…

  3. Netflix Lands Worldwide Rights to Next Four Duplass Brothers Films

    Jay and Mark Duplass, the veteran American independent filmmakers behind “The One I Love,” “The Overnight,” “Creep,” and “Jeff Who Lives At Home,” are entering into a new agreement with Netflix that gives the streaming giant worldwide rights to their next four upcoming films. The first film under the deal is an untitled Duplass Brothers-Ray Romano project, which…

  4. Snap, NBCUniversal Form Studio Joint Venture, Tap Duplass Brothers for Original Shows

    Snap and NBCUniversal are creating a Hollywood studio dedicated to the future of app-centric entertainment. Snap, Snapchat’s parent company, is teaming with NBCUniversal to bring scripted programming — like short-form comedies and dramas — to mobile screens. The companies have established a studio joint venture to produce programming exclusively for the social-messaging and media platform. The new JV will work with a…