Petr Jákl is an entrepreneur and filmmaker born in the Czech Republic. Petr set up a strategic partnership with ZQ Entertainment, the production company run by producer and former CAA agent Ara Keshishian.
ZQ’s first projects include the John Grisham book CALICO JOE which is being adapted by George Clooney and Grant Heslov and starring Clooney.
They are also in partnership with Anonymous Content on the upcoming book THE DEVIL’S PLAYBOOK or a TV series based on fantasy novels written by Stephen R. Donaldson THE CHRONCLES OF THOMAS COVENANT directed by Marc Forster (Quantum of Solace, World War Z).
Other projects include the war movie BLACK COTTON STAR with producer Reginald Hudlin (Django), a TV series with Simon Kinbergand Stephen King based on King’s short story OBIT, Susanne Bier’s next film THE BEIRUT SPY, as well as two horror movies and one superhero film from the legendary Stan Lee called CARNIVAL OF KILLERS, SAWBONES, and B-TEAM. Petr is also producing a new film by Sasha Baron Cohen and all development projects of Film Nation (The King’s Speech) whose films received 9 Oscars, 13 Baftas, and 6 Golden Globes.