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Barack and Michelle Obama sign deal to make Netflix shows

Tuesday 22 May 2018 | 09:05 CET | News
Netflix has announced a deal to produce films and series with former US president Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama. Under the terms of the multi-year agreement, the Obamas will produce a range of scripted series, unscripted series, docu-series, documentaries and features, said Netflix, adding that the couple have set up Higher Ground Productions to produce the content to be aired on the streaming service.

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