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Barack and Michelle Obama Sign Netflix Production Deal

By Variety

“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-serRead full story

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  • Fascinating move. Also Wonder if they will now reshape House of Cards for another few seasons!

  • I’m incredibly excited about this. I find the comment “Like old soldiers, they should just fade away,” a bit disheartening. The great service that Obama, past presidents, and all soldiers have provided to our country should be magnified.

  • Don’t give a damn about The Obama’s.Wish they would go away and never be heard from again.Heard the name of show will be One and a half Men

  • But of course. Can’t wait to see what they produce. Love when ideas seem so obvious upon announcement. Duh!

  • I absolutely cannot wait for this to come to fruition! This is why Netflix is currently at the top of the game!

    Before we know it Netflix will have inked a deal with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle as well!

  • Susan Rice joined the board in March and now both Obamas come fully on board. I wonder if they'll be house shopping in California any time soon?

  • More interesting than the article itself is the range of comments for or against something people have never seen. Open mindedness is a scarce commodity these days.

  • This is such a smart move that allows the Obamas to contribute their perspective to the national conversation in a very subtle way.

  • First schools started pushing ultra-left politics, then the news/entertainment (because it’s really not news anymore), and now our entertainment is going to lean in hard. My issue is that the leaders in this regard live in a manufactured bubble and haven’t the vaguest idea how the other 90% live. They

    First schools started pushing ultra-left politics, then the news/entertainment (because it’s really not news anymore), and now our entertainment is going to lean in hard. My issue is that the leaders in this regard live in a manufactured bubble and haven’t the vaguest idea how the other 90% live. They should be observing more, not preaching.

  • Although this may come surprising to some, Reed Hastings and the Obamas have a relationship dating back to 2009. This deal has been a long time in the making.

  • Very curious about new direction he’s going

  • This was long time coming. The obamas are the new clintons.

  • I am interested to see how they will use the platform.

  • Political opinions aside I believe it’s important for everyone to appreciate the genuine class and warm smiles that come from the Obama family. Netflix has been making some fascinating moves to keep their advantage and I can’t wait to see how this one unfolds.

  • I say good show. I don't know that I'll be watching, but many will.

    It's not a bad run, I don't think.

  • Go Democrats

  • Brilliant move.

  • I, for one, am excited about this deal. The Obamas are an inspiration force that I'm always eager to follow. I think the ideas they've expressed for this platform sound really interesting.

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