Oscar and Emmy winner Regina King will executive produce the supernatural drama “Slay” currently in development at The CW.
The project, comes from King’s production company Royal Ties Productions, which she runs with her sister Reina.
“Slay” focuses on teenage girl Carson James who is described as having Afro puffs, leather boots, seventies cool and thanks to her mom’s African bloodline, supernatural gifts. She’s tasked with protecting Virginia’s Historic Triangle (one of the most haunted areas in the country) from the forces of darkness.
Regina King just won her fourth Emmy in five years for her performance in the HBO limited series “Watchmen”. Her upcoming feature directorial debut “One Night in Miami” is already garnering awards buzz.
Check back for the status of “Slay” and if it makes it onto The CW schedule.