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‘Everything Everywhere All At Once’ Directing Duo Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert aka Daniels Sign Five Year Pact With Universal

Universal Pictures continues to build on its strong relationships with filmmakers as it has closed a deal for an exclusive five-year pact with directing duo, Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert, collectively known as Daniels, and their producing partner Jonathan Wang. Daniels unique brand of award-winning storytelling across visual media platforms has spanned music, television and film, most recently with the breakout success of Everything Everywhere All At Once, which has grossed more than $100 million globally becoming indie studio A24’s biggest film ever.

“Daniels are creators who have evolved their craft with a distinct vision and singular voice that is unmistakable across the spectrum of content vying for viewer’s attention,” said Donna Langley, Chairman, Universal Filmed Entertainment Group.  “Their films are remarkably theatrical and with only two original projects under their belts, they’ve merely scratched the surface of what they are capable of as filmmakers.  We’re grateful they’ve chosen to go on their journey with us.”

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