N etflix signed a new multi-year producti agreement with Barack and Michelle Obama this week, the streaming giant announced in a press release.
wide range of ctent, including scripted series, n-scripted series, docu series, documentaries and features. For some of this ctent, the Obamas will serve as animators or moderators the camera, while they will be behind the scenes producers for other shows.
A precise timeline for the ctent has not yet been defined, but e source told CNN that the first broadcasts should take place no earlier than 2019. There is currently no word financial terms.
The former president and first lady, for their part, said they want to take advantage of the "power of telling stories" to promote comm values. To do this, the Obamas have formed a new producti company called Higher Ground Productis.
"We hope to cultivate and promote talented, inspiring and creative voices capable of promoting greater empathy and understanding amg peoples and to help them share" The former President said that he was not the ly It would not use Netflix as a political platform to denigrate the current administrati or respd directly to criticism. Instead, the Obamas are interested in using Netflix as a way to discuss topics that were important to the previous administrati – such as health care, voting rights, immigrati, and climate …