Eric Schultz, senior adviser to the former president, said on Thursday in a statement: 'President and Mrs. Obama have always believed in the power of storytelling to inspire'.More news: 14-year-old posed as police officer, pulled over motorist, officials say
The admirers of Barack Obama could watch their favourite leader on screen regularly soon. The exact format of the series or number of episodes has not yet been confirmed.
However, it would give him the chance to connect with Netflix's near 118 million subscribers around the world. One idea for a program would include Obama moderating conversations on topics that dominated his presidency and continue to divide Americans today.More news: NWI Management LP Sells 60000 Shares of United Continental Holdings Inc (UAL)
"Another programme could feature the former first lady discussing topics such as nutrition, which she championed in the White House".
Obama told reporters shortly after the 2016 presidential election the new media landscape made it possible for people to ignore facts. Additionally, the Obamas might be behind new Netflix documentaries or even fictional shows that line up with their "beliefs and values".
The article says that Obama has close ties with Netflix chief content officer Ted Sarados who is married to Nicole A. Avant.More news: KFC revert to working with Bidvest
Netflix did not immediately respond to request for comment.
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