- Marsai Martin, a 14-year-old actress, has struck the biggest deal ever for someone her age
- The teen has signed a first-look deal with Universal Pictures which allows her to produce contents for the company
- The young actress has been described as a good producer and someone who is creative in front of the camera
Marsai Martin is a 14-year-old actress who is the most powerful teen in Hollywood presently with the first-look she signed with Universal Pictures.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Martin was said to be the “youngest person to get a deal at any studio in recent memory.”
She got the deal when she pitched a story idea for her movie titled Little. With the new deal, she will put a team together under her Genius Productions company to develop projects for Universal.
The president of Universal Pictures, Peter Cramer, described the young talent as someone that is not only creative in front of the lens but also good as a creator and producer.
"She is not only tremendously talented in front of the camera but offers a unique perspective as a creator and producer that will resonate with all audiences.
“We look forward to moviegoers getting to see how brilliant she is in 'Little' and watching her evolve as a filmmaker here at Universal,” he said.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that Nigerian kids from Kaduna under the name The Critics Company are making marvellous piece with just basic green screen and low-budget smart phone.
The group said some of the challenges they face during production is epileptic power supply and slow computers.
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