Jennifer Lopez signs multi-year first-look deal with Netflix through her company Nuyorican Productions
JLo goes to Netflix! Jennifer Lopez signs a huge multi-year deal with the streaming giant… as she plans to showcase ‘various female actors, writers and filmmakers’
She is at the top of her career as an actress and singer.
And now Jennifer Lopez has taken a big professional step by signing a multi-year first-look deal with Netflix through her company Nuyorican Productions, according to Variety.
Lopez, along with production partners Benny Medina and president of Nuyorican Productions Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas, plans to produce both film and television content – scripted and unscripted – with the goal of showcasing diverse female actors, writers and filmmakers.
Deal: Jennifer Lopez and her production company Nuyorican Productions have signed a multi-year first-look deal with Netflix. She has seen Global Citizen VAX LIVE: The Concert To Reunite The World in May 2021 above
Content: Lopez plans to produce both film and television content – scripted and unscripted – with the aim of presenting diverse female actors, writers and filmmakers
Lopez has already been announced to head two Netflix projects.
She plays a deadly hit man in the action film The Mother, directed by Niki Caro van Mulan.
The triple threat will also appear as FBI Special Agent Nina Guerrera in crime thriller The Cipher, based on Isabel Ojeda Maldonado’s novel of the same name.
Announcing the partnership, Lopez released a statement saying, “I’m excited to announce my new partnership with Netflix.
“Elaine, Benny and I believe there’s no better home for us than a forward-thinking content creation company that wants to defy conventional wisdom and bring it directly to market to the millions around the world who lose out on arts and entertainment. with the limitations of the past.’
Partners: She will work with production partners Benny Medina (right) and President of Nuyorican Productions Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas (left)
Collaboration: Announcing the collaboration, Lopez released a statement saying, “Elaine, Benny and I believe there is no better home for us than a forward-thinking content creation company that seeks to defy conventional wisdom and tap directly into the wants to market to millions around the world. who no longer see art and entertainment with the kind of boundaries and limitations of the past.’ She was seen above in November 2020
“We at Nuyorican Productions are thrilled to find like-minded partners in Ted Sarandos, Scott Stuber, Bela Bajaria and the entire team and look forward to getting started right away.”
Speaking about the new partnership, Scott Stuber, Netflix’s head of global films, said: “Throughout every aspect of her career, Jennifer Lopez has been a force in entertainment.
“By partnering with her and Nuyorican, we know she will continue to bring impactful stories, joy and inspiration to audiences around the world.”
Production on The Mother will begin this fall, while Lopez is currently training for the high-intensity role. The film is to be released in the fourth quarter of 2022.
Meanwhile, J. Lo is also thriving in her personal life, recently reuniting with former flame Ben Affleck.
Upcoming: Lopez is already attached to two Netflix projects – the action movie The Mother and the crime thriller The Cipher, an adaptation of the book of the same name