Former First Daughter Malia Obama has joined the writing employees for considered one of Donald Glover’s first tasks for Amazon Prime, in keeping with a report.
Glover, additionally recognized by his musical stage title Childish Gambino, has reportedly struck an enormous eight-figure cope with Amazon to create a content material channel for Prime’s video hub
Malia, 22, is a scholar at Harvard University within the class of 2021.
The Amazon deal, which comes weeks after weeks of negotiations, will even see the Atlanta star govt produce different tasks for the retail and streaming large, in keeping with the Hollywood Reporter.
One of these tasks is alleged embody a new potential series known as Hive, created by Watchmen author Janine Nabers, which is rumored to be based mostly round a Beyonce-like determine, although few particulars are recognized.
While nonetheless within the early phases of growth, Hive has reportedly already begun staffing a writers room with sources telling the Reporter that named amongst these recruited is Malia Obama.
Former First Daughter Malia Obama has joined the writing employees for considered one of Donald Glover’s first tasks for Amazon Prime
Malia, the eldest daughter of former President Barack Obama, has interned and labored on a number of TV and movie productions, together with HBO’s Girls and on Halle Berry’s CBS’ drama Extant.
The project, named Hive, is presently within the early phases of growth however was created by Watchmen author Janine Nabers (above)
The 22-year-old additionally briefly interned with the Weinstein Company proper after he dad left the White House in 2017 – and simply months earlier than the #MeToo motion would engulf its founder, Harvey Weinstein, in three-decades value of sexual abuse allegations.
Amazon has not but returned a DailyMail.com request for touch upon Malia’s reported involvement in Glover’s project.
News of Amazon’s cope with Glover has additionally not but been publicly confirmed.
However, the actor-rapper-writer will reportedly finish his present cope with the Disney-owned FX to work with Amazon.
But the transfer is not going to impression his award-winning FX comedy present Atlanta, which has already been renewed for seasons three and 4, with manufacturing set to start in March.
Both of the seasons will reportedly be filmed back-to-back to convey the series to display as quickly as attainable, following a close to three-year hiatus.
The present’s future past season 4 stays unclear.
Glover’s brother, Stephen Glover, who co-writes and produces Atlanta, has additionally signed a cope with Amazon, in keeping with the Reporter.
Malia (proven proper, along with her household), the eldest daughter of former President Barack Obama, has interned and labored on a number of TV and movie productions, together with HBO’s Girls and on Halle Berry’s CBS’ drama Extant
Last week, Glover was revealed to be working with Fleabag creator Phoebe Waller-Bridge (collectively above) on a remake of the 2005 Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie comedy movie, Mr. & Mrs. Smith
Amazon has not but returned a DailyMail.com request for touch upon Malia’s reported involvement in Glover’s project. News of Amazon’s cope with Glover has additionally not but been publicly confirmed
News of Glover’s Amazon deal comes simply days after studies emerged that he’s set to collaborate with Fleabag creator Phoebe Waller-Bridge on a remake of the 2005 Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie comedy movie, Mr. & Mrs. Smith.
Waller-Bridge and Glover will assist to create the present as govt producers alongside Francesca Sloane (Atlanta, Fargo) who will act as showrunner. The present is presently set for a 2022 premiere.
‘Talk about the dream team! Donald and Phoebe are two of the most talented creators and performers in the world,’ Jennifer Salke, head of Amazon Studios, mentioned in a press release.
‘It’s truly a dream for us, as it will be for our global audience, to have these two forces of nature collaborating as a powerhouse creative team. ‘Mr. and Mrs. Smith’ is an iconic property, and we can’t wait to see how Donald, Phoebe, and Francesca make it their own.’
The pair beforehand labored collectively on 2018’s Star Wars spin-off film, Solo: A Star Wars Story.