Mara Brock Akil has reportedly signed an general take care of Netflix.
In response to Variety, the multi-year deal may have Brock Akil writing and producing scripted content material and different inventive 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 associate with the drive of Netflix, for we’ve the identical objectives—telling human tales for a worldwide viewers,” she stated in a press release.
“I’m excited to have a house that enables me the inventive freedom and help to do what I do greatest– paint portraits and murals of girls, Black individuals 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 workforce to launch some nice tales.”
Netflix is at present streaming Brock Akil’s sequence The Sport. The present aired its first three seasons on The CW earlier than airing six extra on BET. Brock Akil’s different credit embrace Being Mary Jane, Love Is and Black Lightning.