Barack and Michelle Obama ink a new deal with NETFLIX

Monday (May 21), Netflix took to Twitter for the big announcement, “President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama have entered into a multi-year agreement to produce films and series for Netflix, potentially including scripted series, unscripted series, docu-series, documentaries, and features.”

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The deal includes giving the Obamas the opportunity to reach beyond their already faithful following, adding Netflix’s 118 million subscribers to their fan base. “Barack and Michelle Obama are among the world’s most respected and highly-recognized public figures and are uniquely positioned to discover and highlight stories of people who make a difference in their communities and strive to change the world for the better,” said Netflix Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos. “We are incredibly proud they have chosen to make Netflix the home for their formidable storytelling abilities.”

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