21 May Barack and Michelle Obama Sign Netflix Production Deal [Variety]
By Daniel Holloway
May 21, 2018 | Netflix has secured a deal with former President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obamato produce Netflix Originals series and movies for the streaming service. The former first couple will, according to an announcement Monday from the company, potentially work on scripted and unscripted series as well as docu-series, documentary films, and features under the multi-year deal.
Signing the Obamas is the latest, and by far the biggest, in a string of moves by Netflix to lock up the entertainment industry’s highest-profile producers in exclusive production and development pacts.
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