de Passe Jones Entertainment
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|Industry||Entertainment, Television, Film|
|Founders||Suzanne de Passe and Madison Jones|
de Passe Jones Entertainment (dJE) is an American entertainment content provider led by Suzanne de Passe and Madison Jones that sources, develops, acquires, and produces a variety of television, motion picture, theater, new media, and print content.
In 1989, Berry Gordy sold Motown Productions to Suzanne de Passe, who renamed it to de Passe Entertainment. As dPE, the company produced such television shows and feature films as Class Act, Sister, Sister, Smart Guy, and Showtime at the Apollo. In 2008, Suzanne de Passe joined with veteran producer Madison Jones to form de Passe Jones Entertainment which is headquartered in Los Angeles, California.
In 2009, dJE produced President Barack Obama's Commander in Chief's Inaugural Ball.
Currently, dJE is producing a number of projects including Eliza the Musical, a contemporary re-visioning of the classic story of Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw, and Becoming K.K. Jones, a television series for Fox. Jones and de Passe are producing the science-fiction/horror film Humpty Dumpty with special effects supervisor Harvey Lowry.