According to The New York Times, Barack & Michelle Obama are in talks with Netflix to produce a TV-series based on inspirational American stories.
Former President Barack Obama is in advanced negotiations with Netflix to produce a series of high-profile shows https://t.co/eL3BvBCcMf— The New York Times (@nytimes) March 9, 2018
A source with inside information in regards to the ongoing negotiations told the Times that the Obamas do not intend to use this platform as a place to comment on current events, or respond to anything Trump-related.
Eric Garner, spokesperson for the former POTUS, said: “President and Mrs. Obama have always believed in the power of storytelling to inspire,” and that “as they consider their future personal plans, they continue to explore new ways to help others tell and share their stories.”
Barack Obama and Netflix reportedly negotiating deal for the former president and his wife, Michelle, to produce shows exclusively for the streaming service. https://t.co/1kkUSoKP3O— The Associated Press (@AP) March 9, 2018
*ApPaReNtlY* both Apple and Hulu are interested in producing content with 44 and Michelle, but Netflix will probably gain exclusivity with the couple should the deal go through.
Streams from My Father https://t.co/wLQTJZE4RM— James Poniewozik (@poniewozik) March 9, 2018
This is very clearly not the point, but if Obama starts a Netflix show—with his massive audience—there's a world where it could have a significant effect on the shape of Dems' 2020 primary... (https://t.co/Fn7OybMxeE)— Gabriel Debenedetti (@gdebenedetti) March 9, 2018
Me: TAKE MY MONEY!!!— Nerdy Wonka (@NerdyWonka) March 9, 2018
Netflix: We already have your money.
Me: Aight. Cool...cool.https://t.co/qnhxWjceOj