Donald Glover’s Massive Amazon Deal

by Buzz Street Times

And Malia Obama is reportedly involved.

You know Donald Glover.


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And you know that the multi-hyphenate is responsible for the FX show Atlanta.


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According to The Hollywood Reporter, Glover has reportedly left his previous creative partnership with FX to sign a multiple-year, eight-figure deal with Amazon.


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What’s more, the deal reportedly includes an entire Amazon Prime Video channel dedicated to works by Glover, as well as other artists’ curated work.


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Stephen Glover — Donald’s brother who also writes and produces Atlanta alongside him — also reportedly signed an overall deal with Amazon too.

But wait, there’s more: Malia Obama has reportedly been hired as part of the show’s writer’s room for Hive, a TV series in early development and the plot of which THR describes as “[revolving] around a Beyonce-like figure.”


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For those worrying about the fate of Atlanta, don’t fret: THR also reports that the third and fourth seasons of the show start shooting in March, and that the Amazon deal has no effect on the show.


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Sounds like a lot of exciting stuff is coming!

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