Talent Name
Jenny Lumet

October 2020

Jenny Lumet is currently the co-creator and executive producer of the upcoming CBS drama series CLARICE, a sequel to the award winning film “Silence of the Lambs,” and serves as co-creator and showrunner of the upcoming CBS All Access series THE MAN WHO FELL TO EARTH. She has an overall deal with CBS Studios and is also an executive producer on STAR TREK: DISCOVERY, a co-executive producer on STAR TREK: PICARD and an executive producer on the upcoming STAR TREK: STRANGE NEW WORLDS. In partnership with Alex Kurtzman, she co-wrote the episode “Runaway” for the Emmy-nominated series STAR TREK: SHORT TREKS. Also upcoming, Lumet serves as creator, executive producer and writer on “Blackbird: Lena Horne and America” for Showtime, which is based on the life of her grandmother, the incomparable entertainer and activist Lena Horne.

Jenny Lumet is the screenwriter of “Rachel Getting Married” for which she received the 2008 New York Film Critics Circle Award, 2008 Toronto Film Critics Association Award and 2008 Washington D.C Film Critics Association Award. She also received a 2008 NAACP Image Award. She is also the writer of the screen adaptations of The Center Cannot Hold and The Language of Flowers, and she served as a script doctor on the films “Remember Me,” “Bobbie Sue,” “Honeymoon with Harry” and “The Mummy.”

She wrote the pilots “Higher Ground,” “The Weissmans of Westport,” “Crazytown” and “Noir and The Beresfords,” and she consulted on Fox Television’s “Sleepy Hollow.

She has written several other original screenplays, including “Kingdom of Louie” and “Sambo. Lumet served on the council of the Writers Guild of America East and the board of the Writers Guild Initiative. She generated the WGAE’s first Diversity Caucus. She is an executive director of Bindercon, a conference for women and non-gender conforming writers, and holds screenwriting seminars for women of color and women over 40.

Lumet lives in Los Angeles with her children.