Steve Canals the creator of FX’s award-winning drama Pose has signed an overall deal with Disney’s 20th Century Television.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, the deal will see Canals creating and developing brand new projects the studio while continuing to showrunner Pose. Season 3 of the hit series returns later this year.
“For this Bronx-bred storyteller, I’m thrilled by this new chapter,” said Canals, who co-created Pose alongside Ryan Murphy. “Never in my wildest dreams could I have imagined having supportive co-conspirators like Dana Walden, Craig Hunegs, Carolyn Cassidy, Howard Kurtzman and their teams. I’m grateful to be partnering with 20th to continue creating original content that centers diverse voices and moves the industry’s needle toward more inclusion and equity.”
“Steven is the embodiment of the original voice we’re always looking for at this studio and like so many others I was captivated by his ground-breaking and award-winning series Pose,” said 20th TV president of creative affairs Carolyn Cassidy. “Howard and I couldn’t be happier that he chose 20th to develop his new projects and feel extremely lucky to be in business with this gifted and talented writer whose storytelling is as specific as it is universally relatable.”
Source: The Hollywood Reporter