Jennifer Lopez signs deal with Netflix to produce female-led projects

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KEY POINTS

  • Netflix had already announced two films with Jennifer Lopez
  • New deal will include movies, TV shows, scripted and unscripted content
  • Lopez will next be seen in “Shotgun Wedding”

Jennifer Lopez has signed a landmark multi-year deal with streaming giant Netflix to create movies, TV shows, scripted and unscripted content encouraging various actresses, writers and directors.

Under the deal with Lopez’s production company Nuyorican Productions, the 51-year-old singer-actress will produce with her partners Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas and Benny Medina.

Lopez took to Twitter Monday to confirm the news and wrote: “Let’s go @Netflix !!! So excited about this! @ egt239 #NuyoricanProductions.”

The official Netflix Twitter account called it “the best news of the day!”

Previously, the streaming giant had announced two films with Lopez titled “The Mother”, directed by Niki Caro, and “The Cipher”, based on a novel of the same name.

Netflix Global Films Manager Scott Stuber mentionned: “In all aspects of her career, Jennifer Lopez has been a force in entertainment. By partnering with her and Nuyorican, we know that she will continue to bring hard-hitting stories, joy and inspiration to the world. audiences around the world. “

Head of Netflix Global TV, Bela Bajaria rented Lopez and noted that she is “a singular talent whose creativity and vision have captivated audiences and inspired the next generation across the world.”

“For years, she and the team at Nuyorican have brought a distinctive voice to entertainment, and I look forward to working with her and the team to create new series that our members will love,” added Bajaria.

Share it excitation Of his new partnership with Netflix, Lopez said, “Elaine, Benny and I believe there is no better home for us than a forward-looking content creation company that seeks to challenge conventional wisdom and to sell directly to millions of people around the world to see art and entertainment longer with the kind of boundaries and limitations of the past. ”

“At Nuyorican Productions we are delighted to find like-minded partners in Ted Sarandos, Scott Stuber, Bela Bajaria and the whole team and we look forward to getting to work immediately,” she concluded.

Lopez will then be seen in “Hunting rifle wedding“, slated for release on June 29, 2022. This is a romantic comedy that revolves around a couple’s wedding. The marriage is hijacked by a gang of criminals and the couple work together to save their lives. families.

Jennifer Lopez arrives for the 91st Academy Awards in Hollywood, California on February 24, 2019. Photo: Getty Images / Mark RALSTON





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