The Obama Media Empire Expands: Malia Obama Lands Screenwriting Gig For Amazon Prime
The Obama media empire continues to develop stronger as yet one more Obama member of the family will get a soft Hollywood gig. What’s subsequent? The Obama canine getting their very own late-night time discuss present?
Along with Michelle and Barack Obama having respective huge ebook offers, a Hollywood manufacturing firm that has produced Oscar-award profitable films, and frequent visitor appearances for Michelle on PBS, their daughter is now in on the motion. Information dropped not too long ago that Malia Obama landed a profitable screenwriting gig with Amazon Studios and Star Wars actor, Donald Glover.
It positively pays to be an Obama today.
The Hill reported on February 17, that the oldest Obama daughter, Malia accepted a writing place on the set of Donald Glover’s upcoming Amazon Prime collection. The 22-year-old former first daughter has been making an attempt to make it in Hollywood productions for the final number of years. Based on The New York Publish, this challenge marks Obama’s first “skilled leisure gig after a number of A-list internships, together with a stint on the set of HBO’sLadies’ in 2015.”
The Hill additionally acknowledged that in 2017, Obama had begun a high-profile internship at Harvey Weinstein’s “eponymous firm earlier than Weinstein left the corporate in shame amid quite a few sexual assault and sexual abuse allegations.”
That will need to have been robust luck for the previous first daughter, however, the Donald Glover gig may find yourself being her large break. Glover, the star of FX collection Atlanta is an Emmy and Grammy award winner and has been slated to provide a number of new tv collections as a part of his model new cope with Amazon Prime. The New York Publish wrote that “he tapped author Janine Nabers (‘Watchmen’) to assist lead the workforce which incorporates the previous First Daughter of the US.”
Neither Glover nor Amazon has divulged any particulars as to their upcoming content material, although one of many Glover’s new collections is known as “Hive” and is predicated on a “Beyoncé-like character.”
Once more this marks yet one more acquisition within the Obama household’s already highly effective media empire. Three of the 4 members of the family (save for youngest daughter Sasha) at the moment are concerned in main Hollywood productions. The Obama couple’s manufacturing studio, Larger Floor Productions created a number of tasks for Netflix, together with an Oscar-winning documentary from 2019 titled, American Manufacturing facility.
The Obamas and Netflix additionally introduced a completely new slate of streaming content material for the streaming platform for 2021.
There are additionally Barack and Michelle’s respective ebook offers, of which Michelle Obama’s 2018 ebook Changing into was tailored as a 2020 Netflix movie, made by Larger Floor Productions. The previous first woman additionally was given her personal present on PBS in 2020, titled “Mondays with Michelle Obama,” throughout which Obama learn common youngsters’ books on air to children pressured to remain dwelling throughout COVID quarantine.
If her mother and father’s media success is any indicator, it feels like Malia’s going to have a safe future forward of her.