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Shonda Rhimes extends deal with Netflix to Include Feature Films, Gaming and Virtual Reality Content

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Shonda Rhimes is sticking with Netflix.

The Bridgerton executive producer has expanded her partnership with the streamer.

The deal, which expands the multi-million dollar bargain she signed in 2017, covers Rhimes, her production company Shondaland and her producing partner Betsy Beers.

Notwithstanding TV, it will cover feature films just as expected gaming and VR content. The arrangement likewise incorporates a branding and merchandise bargain for Shondaland, which will add live events and experiences.

Rhimes move into feature films is anything but a huge surprise; she began her career as a screenwriter, writing Crossroads and The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement and she has likewise talked up her advantage in directing features.

The move into gaming is really amazing, yet Shondaland has been venturing into new regions, especially its move into audio and podcasting and Netflix executives have as of late been prodding more moves into the gaming space.

As far as live events, the two organizations have effectively begun this with a Bridgerton experiential event in the UK being set up in association with Secret Cinema in November.

The streamer is likewise investing into and giving the financial and technical infrastructure to reinforce variety projects to expand industry workplace portrayal for underrepresented bunches both locally and in the UK.

It comes as Bridgerton’s subsequent season is presently underway and the rule show has effectively been restored for seasons three and four. Cutoff time as of late representation that a restricted series dependent on the starting points of Queen Charlotte had additionally been requested.

Shondaland’s record likewise includes Inventing Anna, which will star Julia Garner, Anna Chlumsky, Katie Lowes, Laverne Cox and Alexis Floyd and will be released in 2022.

The organization’s documentary Dance Dreams: Hot Chocolate Nutcracker chronicling choreographer and director Debbie Allen dispatched on the help in November 2020.

Dark’s Anatomy and Scandal creator Rhimes left her long-term home of ABC Studios in 2017 and there was a lot of talk lately with respect to whether the essayist and maker would remain at the decoration after her underlying long term deal or regardless of whether others could entice her somewhere else.

“When Ted and I decided to break the traditional network TV business model to move Shondaland to Netflix, we were both taking a leap into the unknown. Today, Shondaland at Netflix is creatively thriving, profitable as an asset and engaging audiences around the world with stories that fearlessly challenge viewers and keep them highly entertained all at once. Ted, Bela and the entire team at Netflix have been tremendous partners during every step of the process, supporting my creative vision and showing a continued dedication to the innovation that has made Netflix such a powerhouse. The Shondaland team and I are thrilled and excited to be expanding our relationship with our content partners at Netflix,” she said.