Former President Barack Obama and Former First Lady, Michelle Obama have signed a multi-year agreement to produce films and series for Netflix. Netflix tweeted the announcement earlier this week stating,
“…potentially including scripted series, unscripted series, docuseries, documentaries, and features.”
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-series, documentaries, and features.
— Netflix US (@netflix) May 21, 2018
The controversy over the agreement has ruffled the feathers of many conservatives who are calling to cancel Netflix subscriptions. On the other side, many fans who are liberals are heralding the move and excited for what the Obamas will be putting together. While no one knows exactly what the Obamas will produce, many speculate that their underlying messages will be left-leaning appeasing to a specific audience.
The CEO of Netflix, Reed Hastings, has been vocal about his opposition to President Donald Trump. Hastings endorsed Hillary Clinton during the 2016 Presidential Election and stated,
“Trump would destroy much of what is great about America.”
“Hillary Clinton is the strong leader we need, and it’s important that Trump lose by a landslide to reject what he stands for,”
We’ll see what the Former First Couple puts together! Regardless of which side you stand on, it should be interesting!