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Jay Z continues to build his empire, further proving he’s a business, man.

HOV has inked a two-year deal with The Weinstein Company for exclusive first-look options on any film or TV projects he takes on.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the partnership already has some projects in development with details to be released within the next few weeks.


This won’t be Jay’s first foray into Hollywood as he has been involved in several projects including The Great Gatsby, Annie, and Chris Rock’s Top Five. Hov also recently narrated The War on Drugs Is An Epic Fail, a short film.

When speaking on the partnership Carter had this to say,

“I’m excited to tell stories from real-life prophets, whom through their struggles have changed the world for the better, and others whose stories are filled with fantasy and delight. Harvey and David are visionaries both of whom have done this time and time again. I’m already passionate about what we currently have in the pipeline and I’m looking forward to discovering others.”

Jay Z and Harvey Weinstein at the amFAR Gala in New York City.

Jay Z and Harvey Weinstein at the amFar Gala in New York City.

TWC Co-Chairman Harvey Weinstein reiterated those sentiments.

“Having known Jay on a personal level for many years we are thrilled by the opportunity to expand our relationship. Jay’s ability to influence entertainment and pop culture has gone well beyond music for many years. He approaches every aspect of his career with both determination and effortlessness, making him one of the leading power players in entertainment history. We already have some exceptional projects in the works and are excited to see what more is to come.”

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