Training Day and Southpaw director Antoine Fuqua has signed an exclusive first-look TV deal with The Weinstein Company. The multi-year deal, which comes on the heels of their collaboration on Southpaw, gives TWC first-look options with Fuqua to direct, develop or produce his television projects.

Weinstein Co logoOutside of the TWC pact, Fuqua is currently executive producing a Training Day pilot for CBS, a drama series reimagining of his acclaimed 2001 feature.

The deal, TWC’s first since moving into television, was negotiated by David Glasser, Megan Spanjian and Sarah Sobel on behalf of TWC with Rob Kenneally and Scott Greenberg from CAA and Brian Lazarus from Ziffren Brittenham LLP on behalf of Antoine Fuqua.