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Salim Akil


Salim and Mara Brock Akil acquired a multi-year development deal with Warner Bros. Entertainment, slated to begin in 2016. Salim is a native of Oakland, California. He wrote and co-produced the film Drylongso (1999) which was featured at the Sundance Film Festival and Berlin Film Festival. Salim started as a staff writer for Showtime's ... See full bio »

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Black Lightning Producer
(2018-2021)
The Game Producer
(2006-2015)
(2011)
Being Mary Jane Producer
(2013-2019)

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 2018-2020 Black Lightning (TV Series) (executive producer - 45 episodes)
- The Book of War: Chapter Three: Liberation (2020) ... (executive producer)
- The Book of War: Chapter Two: Freedom Ain't Free (2020) ... (executive producer)
- The Book of War: Chapter One: Homecoming (2020) ... (executive producer)
- The Book of Markovia: Chapter Four: Grab the Strap (2020) ... (executive producer)
- The Book of Markovia: Chapter Three: Motherless ID (2020) ... (executive producer)
 2013-2019 Being Mary Jane (TV Series) (executive producer - 52 episodes)
- Becoming Pauletta (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Feeling Tested (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Feeling Seen (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Feeling Destined (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Feeling Lost (2017) ... (executive producer)
 2018 Love Is_ (TV Series) (executive producer - 10 episodes)
- Love Is Engagement (2018) ... (executive producer)
- A First Script (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Rose (Going Home) (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Not Valentine's Day (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Supportive (2018) ... (executive producer)
  The Game (TV Series) (executive producer - 31 episodes, 2011 - 2015) (producer - 4 episodes, 2008)
- Pow Pow Pow!! (2015) ... (executive producer)
- What More Can I Say? (2015) ... (executive producer)
- The Crying Game (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Clip It... Clip It Good (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Get Up, Stand Up (2015) ... (executive producer)
 2013 The Start Up (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2012/I Sparkle (producer)
 2011 Jumping the Broom (co-producer)
 2002-2003 Soul Food (TV Series) (producer - 2 episodes)
- All Together Alone (2003) ... (producer)
- Tonight at Noon (2002) ... (producer)
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Brother-in-law of Kara Bustos. See more »

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Cancer

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