Boorstein is currently the SVP, head of scripted TV for Jada and Will Smith’s Westbrook Studios. Westbrook Studios is a subsidiary of Westbrook Inc., the media company launched in 2019 by founders Jada Pinkett Smith, Will Smith, Miguel Melendez and Ko Yada, led by Co-Presidents, Terence Carter (Television) and Jon Mone (Film). In scripted television, Westbrook Studios recently launched Bel-Air, the dramatic reboot of Will Smith’s iconic The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air, on Peacock after receiving an unprecedented two-season order; season 4 of the beloved series Cobra Kai (Netflix); and the limited series Women Of The Movement (ABC). Next up is African Queens, a two-season order of the docu-scripted hybrid series for Netflix.
Boorstein was previously the president of television for Antoine Fuqua’s Fuqua Films, where he executive produced FOX’s, The Resident as well as Quibi’s Award Winning series, #Freerayshawn, starring Laurence Fishburne and Stephan James. Boorstein also served as Producer on Audience Network’s ICE and oversaw the TV adaption of Fuqua’s Film, Training Day, for Warner Bros. TV and CBS.
Boorstein also worked at Guy Walks Into a Bar, Dare to Pass and Film Engine.
Boorstein is a graduate of Indiana University and a Suburban Detroit native.