Netflix in Advanced Negotiations with The Obamas for High-Profile, Inspirational Content

Collider | 3/9/2018 | Dave Trumbore
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Obama’s back! Well, maybe. A new report has Netflix being in advanced negotiations with the former President and First Lady, and if that comes to fruition, we can expect new high-profile, inspirational content shaped by Barack Obama and Michelle Obama. So whether you miss the Obamas in an existential crisis sort of way, or miss having them around to blame for all your troubles, either way, having their name attached to Netflix content is a sure-fire ratings bonanza.

The NY Times says the proposed and not-yet-final deal would have the streaming content giant paying the Obamas for exclusive content to be shared out to their 118 million (and growing) worldwide customer base. Episode count and format have not been revealed as of yet, but you can expect some more details if and when a deal closes. Some ideas floated include Barack Obama moderating conversations about divisive topics in American life, culture, and politics, and Michelle Obama returning to her goals of educating the public on the benefits of nutrition and exercise. The Obamas could also lend their endorsements to...
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