Former president and first lady Barack and Michelle Obama announced today that they are bringing their talents to Netflix. The former first couple signed a multi-year agreement with Netflix. The deal will allow the duo to produce films and series with the service .
A press release stated that The Obamas will create content that is diverse including scripted series, unscripted series, docu-series, and much more.
President Obama said of the deal:
“One of the simple joys of our time in public service was getting to meet so many fascinating people from all walks of life, and to help them share their experiences with a wider audience. That’s why Michelle and I are so excited to partner with Netflix – we hope to cultivate and curate the talented, inspiring, creative voices who are able to promote greater empathy and understanding between peoples, and help them share their stories with the entire world.”
“Barack and I have always believed in the power of storytelling to inspire us, to make us think differently about the world around us, and to help us open our minds and hearts to others. Netflix’s unparalleled service is a natural fit for the kinds of stories we want to share, and we look forward to starting this exciting new partnership.”
Wow… This is just awesome!!!