According to the Hollywood Reporter, Donald Glover has struck a multiple-year, eight-figure deal with Amazon Studios. The deal is reportedly set to include a content channel that will spotlight Glover’s work and other content on Amazon’s Prime Video hub. Glover’s brother, Stephen, has reportedly signed a deal with Amazon Studio’s as well.
Neither Glover nor Amazon have shared any details about the deal, but sources say that one such project is already in the works. The Janine Nabers created show, Hive, is rumored to revolve around a Beyoncé-like figure. The project has already begun staffing a writers room, with one of those writers being Malia Obama.
News of his deal comes after Glover announced on his Instagram that he and Fleabag’s Phoebe Waller-Bridge are rebooting the 2005 action-comedy, Mr. and Mrs. Smith, as a TV show for Amazon Prime. They are set to star in the upcoming series as well as serve as executive producers. The series is set to release in 2022.
In the mean time, Glover’s hit FX show, Atlanta, is set to start production on seasons 3 and 4 in March, and will be released some time in 2021.