Yesterday we told you about the first slew of series and movies announced by Netflix under their deal with Ryan Murphy. Now, Netflix has inked a similar deal with Patty Jenkins.
The deal is said to be for three years and $10 million, Jenkins will produce new exclusive series for the streaming service under the multi-year deal.
Jenkins is better know for her directing debut ‘Monster’ in 2003 which earned Charlize Theron an Oscar for Best Actress and for her recent blockbuster success, DC/Warner’s ‘Wonder Woman’ which made her the first woman to run a film with a budget over $100 million. She’s currently in post-production of the sequel, ‘Wonder Woman 1984’.
Jenkins is no stranger to TV. She directed the last few chapters of Season 2 of AMC’s ‘The Killing’, and executive produced TNT’s ‘I Am the Night’.
“We’re thrilled to welcome Patty Jenkins to Netflix,” said Channing Dungey, VP Original Series. “Her trailblazing work has pushed boundaries and she confidently tells stories that leave an unforgettable mark. We look forward to fostering her many ideas and helping them come to life.”
“I’m so excited to embark on a great journey of making the new world of television with a company and group of people I admire as much as Ted [Sarandos], Cindy [Holland], Channing, Peter [Friedlander] and the team at Netflix,” said Jenkins. “I look forward to digging into some great work together soon.”