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Big Fish Entertainment Inks Deal with NBA Star Chris Paul


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Chris Paul, the Houston Rockets NBA All-Star point guard and entrepreneur, and his company Oh Dipp!!! Productions have signed an exclusive overall development and production partnership with Big Fish Entertainment.

A two-time Olympic Gold Medalist, Paul will collaborate with Big Fish Entertainment President Dan Cesareo and his team to develop projects across sports and entertainment for all platforms, including unscripted, scripted, digital, premium documentaries, short-form content and more. Several projects are already underway, including a family-friendly competition series that pits celebrity families against each other in a game night battle. Paul will serve as executive producer and may also host or star in upcoming Oh Dipp!!! series and projects.

Paul and Big Fish previously worked together in 2017 on the three-part ESPN docuseries Chris Paul’s Chapter 3. This most recent deal marks a significant expansion and investment in their partnership.

Paul said: “I’m thrilled to have found the right partner to collaborate and create wide-ranging content across all mediums. I look forward to sharing my passion for storytelling and bringing audiences together through entertaining, inspiring and unique programming. There’s no limit to what we can accomplish together, and we’re excited to have already hit the ground running.”

Cesareo added: “There were so many creative synergies in working together the first time that this partnership felt like a no-brainer. Chris is a proven leader in sports and business and a majorly powerful brand in his own right. We’re thrilled to utilize the boundless resources we have as part of the MGM family to give him and Oh Dipp!!! the platform to develop exciting IP and allow viewers, and longtime fans alike, the opportunity to enjoy content from his singular point of view.”








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Chelsea Regan is the associate editor of World Screen. She can be reached at cregan@worldscreen.com.

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