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‘Pachinko’ Creator Soo Hugh Strikes Overall Deal With Apple & Media Res

Soo Hugh is staying in business with Apple and Media Res after striking an overall deal with the two companies.

Hugh is the creator and showrunner of Pachinko, the Korean drama that premiered in 2022 and was renewed for a second season.

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The multi-year overall deal comes three years after Hugh signed an overall deal with Universal Cable Productions (UCP).

It also comes after Hugh launched her own production company Moonslinger Productions, which will focus on new projects as well as Pachinko. Former UCP executive Margo Klewans has joined the company as President.

Previously, Hugh was the co-showrunner for the first season of AMC’s The Terror, the critically-acclaimed drama produced by Ridley Scott and starring Jared Harris, Ciaran Hinds and Tobias Menzies.

Hugh also created The Whispers for ABC, based on a Ray Bradbury short story and produced by Steven Spielberg, directed by Mark Romanek. Other television credits include The Killing (AMC) and Under the Dome (CBS).

Hugh is repped by WME, Entertainment 360, and Jeffrey Frankel at McKuin Frankel Whitehead.

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