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Obamas in talks with Netflix for 'production' deal

Published:Sunday | March 11, 2018 | 12:00 AM
This January 20, 2009 file photo, shows President Barack Obama as he walks down Pennsylvania Avenue with his wife Michelle Obama on their way to the White House in Washington.

NETFLIX MIGHT be on the brink of their biggest deal yet - signing on The Obamas.

Former President Barack Obama is reportedly planning to produce a series of shows with the streaming service alongside his wife, Michelle.

While details surrounding the projects are yet to be confirmed, The New York Times reports that they would provide the couple with a platform to tell "inspirational stories" to Netflix's millions of global subscribers.

Obama - who is said to be friends with CEO Reed Hastings - made his Netflix debut after becoming the first person to be interviewed by David Letterman his new series My Next Next Guest Needs no Introduction.

Netflix has declined to comment on the reports.