William Packer

William Packer

Known For: Production · Birthday: 1974-04-11 (47 years old) · Gender: Male · Place of Birth: St. Petersburg, Florida, USA

35 Movies · 5 TV shows

Also Known As: Will Packer · William E. Packer Jr. · William E. Packet · Will E. Packet

Biography

Will Packer (born April 11, 1974) is an American film producer. He is the founder of Will Packer Productions and Will Packer Media.Packer has been included in several high-profile lists, including The Hollywood Reporter's "40(ish) Most Powerful People in Comedy, GIANT magazine's "The GIANT 100", Jet magazine's "Who's Hot To Watch in 2008" and Black Enterprise's "Most Powerful Players Under 40." As of 2018, Packer has produced or executive produced 28 films (including Girls Trip, Ride Along and Think Like a Man) that have grossed worldwide over $1 billion combined at the box office.

Personal Life

Packer is a member of the Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity (inducted into the Beta Nu Chapter at FAMU). Packer married his first wife Nina Packer (general manager of Bryant Management and Dir. Of Operations for Blueprint Group, the artist management firm for Lil' Wayne and his YMCMB label from 2007-2014) in July 2001 and they have two daughters together, Nija Packer and Maya Packer. They were divorced in February 2009. Packer proposed to his fiancé Heather Hayslett live on stage at the 2013 Essence Music Festival. They were married on Friday, August 28, 2015 in Georgia.

Early Life

Packer was born and raised in St. Petersburg, Florida. He graduated from St. Petersburg High School in 1991 and began attending Florida A&M University that fall. In 1996, Packer graduated magna cum laude from FAMU with a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering.

Movies & TV shows

2022.

1 Movie
Beast

Beast

2022
A survival thriller is set in Africa.

2020.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
The Photograph

The Photograph

6
2020
When renowned photographer Christina Eames dies unexpectedly, she leaves her estranged daughter, Mae, hurt, angry and full of questions. When Mae finds a photograph tucked away in a safe-deposit box, ...
TV
Blackballed

Blackballed

2020
The cultural context of race in America can be seen through the lens of one of the most significant events in recent sports history.

2019.

4 Movies · 1 TV show
Little

Little

6.67
2019
One morning before a do-or-die presentation, a tech mogul wakes up in the body of her 13-year-old self. Everything is on the line and April is the only one who knows about the secret that her tormento...
The Disappearance of the Millbrook Twins

The Disappearance of the Millbrook Twins

2019
Thirty years ago, 15-year-old African American twins, Dannette and Jeannette, vanished from the street. Their case got little attention from the media.
What Men Want

What Men Want

6.5
2019
A sports agent uses her newfound ability to turn the tables on her male colleagues by hearing what men are thinking.
TV
The Atlanta Child Murders

The Atlanta Child Murders

2019
Atlanta was a mecca for progressive expansion in the early 1980s. Over two years, at least twenty-nine black children, teens, and young adults have been murdered from low income neighborhoods. While t...
Jacob's Ladder

Jacob's Ladder

2019
Jacob Singer was pulled into a paranoid state after losing his brother in combat. Singer realized that life is not what it seems.

2018.

2 Movies · 1 TV show
Breaking In

Breaking In

5.5
2018
Her late father's secluded, high-tech vacation home in the countryside is where she takes her son and daughter on a weekend getaways. Four men break into a house to find money. After escaping, she nee...
TV
Ready to Love

Ready to Love

2018
A dating series that explores the real-life dating interactions of sexy, successful and grown black men and women in their 30s and 40s who are each looking for lasting love and an authentic relationsh...
Night School

Night School

7.2
2018
Teddy Walker is a successful salesman who accidentally blows up his place of employment. Teddy was forced to attend night school to get his GED and soon found himself dealing with a group of misfit st...

2017.

1 Movie
Girls Trip

Girls Trip

6
2017
Four girlfriends take a trip to New Orleans for an annual festival and, along the way, rediscover their wild sides and strengthen the bonds of sisterhood.

2016.

2 Movies · 1 TV show
Almost Christmas

Almost Christmas

7.5
2016
A family gathers together for the first time since their mom's death.
Ride Along 2

Ride Along 2

7.23
2016
Ben heads to Miami with his soon-to-be brother-in-law James to bring down a drug dealer who's supplying the dealers of Atlanta with product.
TV
Roots

Roots

2016
Alex Haley's "Roots" tells the story of Kunta Kinte, an African slave who sold his soul to America.

2015.

2 Movies
The Wedding Ringer

The Wedding Ringer

6.8
2015
There is a problem with Doug Harris being a loveable but socially awkward groom to be. Jimmy Callahan is the owner and CEO of Best Man, Inc., a company that provides flattering best men for socially c...
Straight Outta Compton

Straight Outta Compton

4.86
2015
In 1987, five young men, using brutally honest rhymes and hardcore beats, put their frustration and anger about life in the most dangerous place in America into the most powerful weapon they had: thei...

2014.

4 Movies
Think Like a Man Too

Think Like a Man Too

9
2014
All the couples are back for a wedding in Las Vegas, but plans for a romantic weekend go awry when their various misadventures get them into some compromising situations that threaten to derail the bi...
No Good Deed

No Good Deed

6
2014
A devoted wife and mother of two is living an ideal suburban life in Atlanta when Colin, a charming but dangerous escaped convict, shows up at her door claiming car trouble. He invades her home and wr...
Ride Along

Ride Along

7.25
2014
For the past two years, high-school security guard Ben has been trying to show decorated APD detective James that he's more than just a video-game junkie who's unworthy of James' sister. Ben thinks he...
About Last Night

About Last Night

8
2014
The modern version of the classic romantic comedy follows new love for two couples as they journey from the bar to the bedroom and are eventually put to the test in the real world.

2013.

1 Movie
Battle of the Year

Battle of the Year

7
2013
The Americans haven't won an international dance competition in fifteen years, despite the fact that they have the best dancers in the world.

2012.

1 Movie
Think Like a Man

Think Like a Man

8
2012
The balance of power in four couples is upset when the women start using the advice in Steve Harvey's book, Act Like A Lady, Think Like a Man, to get more of what they want from their men. When the me...

2010.

2 Movies
Stomp the Yard 2: Homecoming

Stomp the Yard 2: Homecoming

7
2010
During the homecoming weekend at Truth University, Chance Harris wants to find a balance between his school, work, relationships and opportunity to perform at the nationally televised step competition...
Takers

Takers

5.56
2010
Gordon, John, and A.J were involved in a bank robbery. Brothers Jake, Jesse, and Chris Brown are planning their next job after successfully completing their latest robbery. Tip T.I has a ghost. A form...

2009.

1 Movie
Obsessed

Obsessed

6
2009
It couldn't be better for him. He just received a big promotion at work, and has a wonderful marriage with his beautiful wife, Sharon. Lisa is a temporary worker at the office. Lisa is threatening to ...

2007.

4 Movies
This Christmas

This Christmas

10
2007
They will always remember this year's Christmas with the Whitfields. For the first time in a long time, all of the siblings came home. As the Christmas tree is trimmed and the lights are hung, secrets...
Motives 2

Motives 2

2007
There is a person with that name. Three years after the events of the original film, Shemar Moore and Fox return for a sequel. Emery has every reason to protest his wrongful imprisonment because he di...
Three Can Play That Game

Three Can Play That Game

2007
Shanté Smith has moved to Atlanta where she's the Love Doctor, helping women get their men to the altar. Tiffany calls her after she catches her boyfriend, Byron, in a clinch with his boss, Carla, jus...
Stomp the Yard

Stomp the Yard

6
2007
After the death of his brother, a troubled 19-year-old street dancer from Los Angeles is able to skip juvenile hall and enroll in Truth University in Atlanta, Georgia. But his efforts to get an educat...

2006.

1 Movie
Puff, Puff, Pass

Puff, Puff, Pass

2006
Danny Masterson (TV's 'That '70s Show') leads a hilarious ensemble cast in a tale about two hapless stoners who get involved in a scheme to rip off a shady character named Mr. They soured on rehabilit...

2005.

1 Movie
The Gospel

The Gospel

2005
A young singer turns his back on God when tragedy strikes. The once powerful congregation was disorganized when he returned. With his childhood nemesis creating a "new vision" for the church, he is fo...

2004.

1 Movie
Motives

Motives

2004
A highly educated and successful business tycoon who happens to be married to a quintessential wife is the focus of Motive. Allanah is wildly free-spirited and exotic. When the politics of high societ...

2002.

1 Movie
Trois 2: Pandora's Box

Trois 2: Pandora's Box

2002
While stuck in a dull marriage, successful shrink Mia DuBois follows a patient's advice and exposes her wild side at a private underground club, where she meets a handsome stranger and begins an affai...

2000.

1 Movie
Trois

Trois

2000
Jermaine, a young struggling Atlanta lawyer, decides to spruce up his marriage with Jasmine, who's mentally recovering from an abusive previous relationship, by hiring Jade, a bisexual stripper/prosti...

1997.

1 TV show
TV
The View

The View

6
1997
The most exciting events of the day are being discussed on ABC daytime's morning chat fest. Hot topics in the news, the best experts in their field, celebrity interviews and general entertainment are ...

Unknown Year.

4 Movies
Oracle

Oracle

A young woman is working on a property with a traumatic past. She realized that the nightmares she had as a child were connected to the evil in the house.
Co-Parenting

Co-Parenting

A stay at home dad raises his kids while his wife works. The man finds himself in emotional and public turmoil when his wife kicks him to the curb, and they engage in a bitter divorce and custody batt...
Praise This

Praise This

The youth choirs are participating in a music competition.
Untitled Kevin Hart/Malcolm D. Lee Action-Comedy

Untitled Kevin Hart/Malcolm D. Lee Action-Comedy

Plot details are being kept under wraps.
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