The Obamas Have Signed A Multi-Year Production Deal With Netflix

 

The Obamas have signed a multi-year production deal with Netflix, Deadline reports. The news was announced over Twitter by Netflix this morning:

 

The deal means Barack and Michelle Obama will have a platform of 118 million subscribers to create content that could include television shows, feature films, and documentaries. But the productions will likely be more inspirational than inflammatory.

“President and Mrs. Obama have always believed in the power of storytelling to inspire,” said Eric Schultz, one of Obama’s former advisors, in an initial report by The New York Times. “Throughout their lives, they have lifted up stories of people whose efforts to make a difference are quietly changing the world for the better. As they consider their future personal plans, they continue to explore new ways to help others tell and share their stories.”

 

Latest in ARTS & CULTURE

ARTS & CULTURE

Watch + Listen: Lili Haydn + Norton Wisdom Collab on a ‘Sayonara’ to the Disgraced President

ARTS & CULTURE

Trailer: ‘Dear Comrades’ Viscerally Recounts an Extraordinary Soviet Horror

ARTS & CULTURE

BlackBook Premiere: Geneva Jacuzzi’s Extravagant Remix of Patriarchy’s ‘I Don’t Want to Die’

ARTS & CULTURE

Sweden’s ‘Goteborg Film Festival’ Keenly Conceptualizes the Notion of Isolation

ARTS & CULTURE

Trailer: Existential New Film ‘Bliss’ Asks, ‘What if Nothing We Know is Actually Real?’

ARTS & CULTURE

Gary Numan’s Portentous New Single ‘Intruder’ Imagines Earth Lashing Out at Humanity

ARTS & CULTURE

Trailer: Andrei Konchalovksky’s ‘Sin’ Depicts the Nearly Catastrophic Obsessions of Michelangelo

ARTS & CULTURE

Ominous New Martin Gore Track ‘Howler’ Pretty Much Sounds Like We Feel