Netflix Signs Mara Brock Akil To An Overall Deal
Written by BET on September 9, 2020
Mara Brock Akil has reportedly signed an general cope with Netflix.
Based on Variety, the multi-year deal can have Brock Akil writing and producing scripted content material and different artistic initiatives for the streaming service.
The information comes simply days earlier than the Netflix premiere of Brock Akil’s sitcom Girlfriends, which is able to start streaming on September 11.
“It’s a dream to accomplice with the pressure of Netflix, for we have now the identical targets—telling human tales for a worldwide viewers,” she stated in a press release.
“I’m excited to have a house that permits me the artistic freedom and assist to do what I do greatest– paint portraits and murals of girls, Black folks and anybody else whose story is lacking from this golden age of tv. Illustration issues and so does who you construct with — I can’t wait to work intently with Channing Dungey and her crew to launch some nice tales.”
Netflix is at present streaming Brock Akil’s collection The Sport. The present aired its first three seasons on The CW earlier than airing six extra on BET. Brock Akil’s different credit embody Being Mary Jane, Love Is and Black Lightning.