The star and executive producer from ‘Grown-ish’ will be forming a production company with her mother, Keri Shahidi.
Yara Shahidi has just signed an overall deal with the Disney Television Studios unit. She and her mother, Keri Shahidi, have formed the production company 7th Sun. 7th Sun will produce both unscripted and scripted content for ABC.
“I’m thrilled to be partnering with my home family, ABC Studios, in this exciting next chapter, alongside my family,” Yara Shahidi said in a prepared statement. “It’s exciting to add our production company to the roster of my peers and mentors who are also actively committed to sharing meaningful stories.”