All American executive producer and showrunner Nkechi Okoro Carroll has set up a new production company and renewed her overall deal with Warner Bros. Television Group (WBTVG).
The first project that Okoro Carroll and the newly established Rock My Soul Productions are developing under the deal is a sequel to the iconic 1990s series Life Goes On. Original series cast members Kellie Martin and Chad Lowe will serve as producers on the project, with Martin set to reprise her on-screen role.
As part of the exclusive, multiyear pact, Okoro Carroll will continue to serve as executive producer and showrunner of the hit The CW/WBTV drama series All American, as well as the upcoming spin-off All American: Homecoming.
Rock My Soul and Okoro Carroll will also develop new programming for all platforms, including WarnerMedia’s HBO Max, external streaming services, cable and broadcast networks.
Okoro Carroll has tapped former AGBO executive and WME agent Lindsay Dunn to join Rock My Soul Productions as its new head of television.
“I am so excited to continue my partnership with Channing Dungey, Brett Paul and the extended WarnerMedia family,” said Okoro Carroll. “We’ve only just scratched the surface of the stories we want to tell together. Our mission at Rock My Soul Productions is to create content that leaves the world a little bit of a better place than how we found it. Warner Bros.’ continued support of this mission means everything to me.”
Okoro Carroll continued, “I am also grateful to my former agent and longtime friend, Lindsay Dunn, for joining and elevating the Rock My Soul family as our head of television. Her immense talent, leadership skills and incredible passion for creating content that makes a difference is beyond inspiring.”
WBTVG’s Chairman Channing Dungey said, “We are thrilled to extend our relationship with Nkechi and are honored to continue as her storytelling partner. She and her All American team have done incredible work bringing a vivid and diverse picture of African American life to the screen, and we are so excited to see her expand that vision to include the world of Historically Black Colleges and Universities with the upcoming All American: Homecoming. Nkechi’s work is endlessly entertaining and inspiring, and we look forward to collaborating and telling important stories with her for many years to come.”