Recent Olympic torchbearer John Legend has signed an exclusive development deal with Universal Cable Productions for his young Get Lifted Film Company. Universal “has been very selective with its pod deals,” Deadline reports, so whatever TV sensibilities Legend’s got in him are apparently valuable. Keep an eye out for Legend’s involvement with something on USA, Syfy, or possibly elsewhere soon.
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 07: Musician John Legend attends the Wynton Marsalis and Eric Clapton Play The Blues post performance dinner at Roseland Ballroom on April 7, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images) Photo: Jason Kempin/2011 Getty Images