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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)

Filmography

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 2021-2022 The Game (TV Series) (executive producer - 10 episodes)
- Reshuffling the Deck (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Health, Wealth, and Cards Dealt (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Snips, Clips, and Chair Sits (2021) ... (executive producer)
- A Hard Knock Life (2021) ... (executive producer)
- New Whips, Same Chains (2021) ... (executive producer)
 2021 Painkiller (TV Series) (executive producer)
  Black Lightning (TV Series) (executive producer - 58 episodes, 2018 - 2021) (producer - 52 episodes, 2018 - 2021)
- The Book of Resurrection: Chapter Two: Closure (2021) ... (executive producer - showrunner)
- The Book of Resurrection: Chapter One: Crossroads (2021) ... (executive producer - showrunner) / (producer - showrunner)
- The Book of Reunification: Chapter Two: Trial and Errors (2021) ... (executive producer - showrunner)
- The Book of Reunification: Chapter One: Revelations (2021) ... (executive producer - showrunner)
- The Book of Ruin: Chapter Four: Lyding (2021) ... (executive producer - showrunner)
 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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Spouse:

Mara Brock Akil  (2 children)
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Has 2 sons, Yasin Brock Akil (b. 2007) and Nasir Brock Akil (b. 2009,) with wife Mara Brock Akil. See more »

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