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Harry Lennix (‘The Blacklist’) To Form New Production Company

Harry Lennix ('The Blacklist') To Form New Production Company

Actor Harry Lennix, who can be currently seen on NBC’s hit show ‘The Blacklist,’ and, without question, a person unafraid to express himself fully – has decided to
put his money where his mouth is, and has announced his formation of a film production company called Exponent Media Group.

As he told Variety (here), along with his partner Steve Harris,
they are currently organizing a team of investors to create a film fund, with plans to make 5 films over the next 3 years, in the $1
million range.

As he says in the Variety article: “I decided that I needed to take control…It wasn’t easy to get this far
— Steve and I are just two guys from Chicago. What we want to do is to make
good quality films that we actually want to make for a price.”

He further added that: “I would love to just keep acting but I’m
forced to make business for myself. And because of the improvements in
production equipment, costs have gone down. I just wish I’d thought of this 20
years ago.”

Lennix has already produced and financed 3 films: “H4,”
a street version of William Shakespeare’s “Henry IV,” with Lennix starring; and “Revival,” a gospel concert movie. Both have distribution deals set
through Nehst Media’s Digiplex. There’s also “Mr. Sophistication,” chronicling the journey
of a troubled and self-destructive stand-up
comedian played by Lennix.

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