Former US President Barrack Obama and Frist Lady Michelle Obama have announced 6 new projects in the pipeline with Netflix, Inc. Under Higher Ground Productions, Obama’s production company, two TV series and one sci-fi, life story, and book adaptation each will be released over the next few years.
This is their second deal with the streaming platform after American Factor that won an Oscar in 2020 for best documentary.
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Here are the details of all the upcoming projects:
The movie will be an adaptation of a novel with the same name written by Mohsin Hamid, a British-Pakistani author. It depicts the story of a young couple stuck in the middle of a refugee crisis, who find magical doors to transport them to different regions of the world.
As the name suggests, the movie will portray the story and struggles of Tenzing Norgay – the Nepalese-Indian who became the first man to climb the Mount Everest along with New Zealand’s Sir Edmund Hillary. The script is written with inspiration from the book Tenzing: Hero of Everest by Ed Douglas.
This sci-fi thriller continues to conceal its plot, but it will be co-produced by Rian Johnson’s T Street Company and Ram Bergman. Johnson is the director of Star Wars, one of the most successful sci-fi movie series ever made.
The Young Wife
Expected to be a romantic, thriller, and feel-good flick, this movie is based on a 29-year old woman who feels out of sync and expects chaos from every direction on her wedding day.
Firekeeper’s Daughter is going to be a TV series adaption of a young adult thriller-novel written by Angeline Boulley. The story revolves around an 18-year-old Ojibwe tribe member trapped as an undercover agent in a police investigation.
Great National Parks
This docuseries showcases the beauty of some of the most breath-taking national parks around the world with James Honeyborne from British nature docuseries Blue Planet II fame.
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