Jennifer Lopez, has signed a multi-year, first-look deal with Netflix. The actor, singer and CEO of Nuyorican Productions, producing partners Benny Medina and president of Nuyorican Productions Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas will work to “produce a slate of film and television content, both scripted and unscripted, that showcase diverse female actors, writers and filmmakers.
The first two films starring Lopez under the Netflix deal are “The Mother” and “The Cipher.”
“Throughout every aspect of her career, Jennifer Lopez has been a force in entertainment. In partnering with her and Nuyorican, we know she will continue to bring impactful stories, joy and inspiration to audiences around the world,” Scott Stuber, Netflix’s head of global films, said in a prepared statement.
The multi-talented star shared her excitement about the news as well.
“I am excited to announce my new partnership with Netflix. Elaine, Benny and I believe there is no better home for us than a forward-leaning content creation company that seeks to defy conventional wisdom and directly market to the millions across the globe who no longer view art and entertainment with the kind of boundaries and limitations of the past,” Lopez said. “We at Nuyorican Productions are thrilled to find like-minded partners in Ted Sarandos, Scott Stuber, Bela Bajaria and the whole team and look forward to getting to work right away.”
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