Janet Jackson to produce films

After signing a production contract with Lionsgate to develop cinema projects, Janet Jackson, the singer and actress is set to add movie producer to her title. The president of Lionsgate, Mike Paseornek said they know how powerful of a presence she has onscreen and the huge audience following she has and they believe will have an equally strong presence behind the cameras and they are happy to provide a place for her huge talent, passion and ideas.

Jackson stated that she had a passion for storytelling and through her music she has been doing that for years. She said she was fortunate to work in films and started as an actor before her singing career took off. Her presence at Lionsgate is not new Why Did I Get Married, For Colored Girls and Why Did I Get Married Too are the studio’s films that she has starred in.