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Jennifer Lopez inks first-look, multi-year Netflix deal

J.Lo has signed on the dotted line.

Jennifer Lopez, actress, singer and CEO of the tv manufacturing company Nuyorican Productions, has inked a multiyear, first-look deal with Netflix, Variety first reported. As a part of the deal, Lopez will produce each scripted and unscripted film and TV content material for the streaming behemoth. 

Benny Medina, who co-founded Nuyorican with Lopez, and Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas, the company’s president, will co-produce alongside Lopez. 

“I am excited to announce my new partnership with Netflix,” Lopez advised the publication. “Elaine, Benny and I believe there is no better home for us than a forward-leaning content creation company that seeks to defy conventional wisdom and directly market to the millions across the globe who no longer view art and entertainment with the kind of boundaries and limitations of the past.”

“Throughout every aspect of her career, Jennifer Lopez has been a force in entertainment. In partnering with her and Nuyorican, we know she will continue to bring impactful stories, joy and inspiration to audiences around the world,” Netflix’s head of world movies, Scott Stuber, advised Variety in a press release. 

Jennifer Lopez is the CEO of the movie and tv manufacturing company Nuyorican Productions.
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“[Lopez is] a singular talent whose creativity and vision have captivated audiences and inspired the next generation around the world,” Netflix’s head of world TV, Bela Bajaria, acknowledged. “For years, she and the team at Nuyorican have brought a distinctive voice to entertainment, and I’m looking forward to working with her and the team to create new series for our members to love.”

It was beforehand introduced that Lopez could be starring in two upcoming movies for Netflix, an adaptation of the eponymous novel “The Cipher” and a characteristic referred to as “The Mother,” set to be directed by “Mulan”’s Nick Caro. 

“The Cipher” tells the story of a FBI particular agent and a serial killer with a penchant for coded on-line riddles, whereas “The Mother” is a few feminine murderer and her daughter.

Her Netflix deal isn’t the one thrilling factor in J.Lo’s life proper now. She was simply noticed cuddling up with Ben Affleck, 48, throughout a dinner date. Affleck and Lopez, who were engaged in the 2000s, began seeing one another once more in April this year, Page Six exclusively reported.