Will Packer is one of the most successful directors and producers in the film industry today. Packer has directed or executive produced 28 films including Girls Trip, Ride Along and Think Like a Man that has grossed worldwide over $1 billion combined at the box office. After landing a deal to create and produce original content on Oprah’s OWN Network, Packer is bringing his talents to the small screen with the new scripted drama Ambitions scheduled to premiere in June.
Packer, along with executive producer/writer Jamey Giddens (The Rich and The Ruthless) has gathered an all-star ensemble cast to ensure that Ambitions will be one of the hottest shows to debut this summer.
A multi-generational family saga, Ambitions centers around one woman who, having recently relocated and intent on revitalizing her marriage, finds herself going head to head with some of the most powerful and deceitful players in the city. Noted actress Robin Givens has been cast in the lead role.
Ambitions explores the sexy, deceitful machinations of love, power and politics in America’s hottest urban mecca, Atlanta, Georgia. The series centers around the intense rivalry between formidable legal eagles Stephanie Lancaster (Robin Givens) and Amara Hughes (Essence Atkins), former best friends from college who find themselves adversaries in both their personal and professional lives. The multi-generational prime time soap, which will debut in mid-June, comes from Will Packer Media, in association with Lionsgate and Lionsgate-owned distributor Debmar-Mercury and features the dynamic ensemble cast of Robin Givens (Riverdale), Brian White (Scandal), Kendrick Cross (Acrimony), Brely Evans (Being Mary Jane), Erica Page (Ozark) and Essence Atkins (Marlon).
Check out the trailer for Ambitions below.