James Sears Bryant and Jesse Murphy have founded Jesse James Films. The production entity focuses on bringing engaging intellectual property to the screen with an emphasis on diversity driven content.
Formerly, Murphy was the creative executive overseeing Marlon Wayans’ term deal at Universal Television. His credits include CHICK FIGHT starring Alec Baldwin, HOOKING UP starring Brittany Snow, NAKED (Netflix), MARLON (NBC), WOKE-ISH (Netflix), and THE BAY (Amazon), garnering him a Daytime Emmy Award in 2017.
Bryant is the founding partner of National Litigation Law Group (NLLG) and former President of ProServ Basketball - a division of ProServ. He also served as Vice President and legal counsel of ProServ and counsel of ProServ Television. Bryant is the Executive Producer on the upcoming documentary, WHAT THE HELL HAPPENED TO BLOOD, SWEAT & TEARS? directed by John Scheinfeld and is attached to produce a children's animated series with Laurence Fishburne's Cinema Gypsy Productions based on the upcoming novel, COOKIES & MILK by Shawn Amos.