‘Five Points’: Indigenous Media & Kerry Washington’s Simpson Street Set Original Series For Facebook Watch

Deadline | 10/17/2017 | Erik Pedersen
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Indigenous Media and Kerry Washington’s Simpson Street are teaming to produce Five Points, a 10-episode original drama series created and written by Adam Giaudrone (Being Mary Jane, Black Lightning) for Facebook Watch.

Five Points follows about five students at a South Side Chicago high school who each experience a life-changing event from a different point of view. It will take all of their unique perspectives to understand the truth. The exec producers are Jon Avnet, Rodrigo Garcia, Jake Avnet and Washington, along with the Scandal star’s Simpson Street EVP Development and Production Pilar Savone. Thomas Carter will direct the series, which begins production this week. He and Giaudrone also serve as EPs.

Points - Format - Community - Conversation - Fit

“Five Points’ unique format, designed to engage the community in social conversation, makes it a perfect fit for Facebook’s new Watch platform,” said Jake Avnet, COO of...
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