Following the success of his Netflix musical movie Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey, playwright and filmmaker David E. Talbert has been tapped to develop a musical sequence for Disney Branded Tv. The sequence, Madelyn Square Gardens, marks the primary improvement undertaking introduced since Ayo Davis was elevated to president of the division.
Madelyn Sq. Gardens tells the story of a younger lady named Madelyn as she strikes to New York from Mississippi, considering her goals of being on Broadway are about to return true. However she quickly discovers that she’s going to want greater than uncooked expertise to beat out the competitors at her elite performing arts college. She may also set off on an surprising journey that may reveal why her grandfather ran off to New York Metropolis together with his personal Broadway ambitions, by no means returning dwelling.
Talbert, alongside his spouse and companion Lyn Sisson-Talbert, will produce via their Golden Alchemy Leisure banner.
“David’s devoted fan base continues to develop as a result of his ardour for joyful tales with a powerful emotional connection shines via to create one thing really distinctive that transcend all limits,” stated Davis. “We look ahead to working with him at Disney, the place music is a part of our programming DNA and the place we’ve confirmed that nice tales, coupled with world-class music, can join viewers throughout cultural, socio-economic and geographical traces.”
Along with Madelyn Sq. Gardens at Disney Branded Entertainment, Talbert has Higher Late, a single-cam comedy in improvement at sibling ABC, which he’s produced alongside LeBron James and Maverick Carter of SpringHill Leisure.
Talbert most just lately wrote, directed and produced Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey for Netflix. He additionally directed the options Virtually Christmas, Baggage Declare and First Sunday. In theater, he wrote and produced 14 nationwide excursions, together with The Material of a Man, for which he received the NAACP’s Greatest Playwright of the Yr Award. He additionally received the NAACP Trailblazer Award for his accomplishments in theater and the New York Literary Award for Greatest Playwright of the Yr for his musical Love within the Nick of Tyme.
He’s additionally the bestselling writer of “Baggage Declare,” “Love on the Dotted Line” and “Love Don’t Reside Right here No Extra: E book One in every of Doggy Tales,” which he wrote with Snoop Dogg.