Jordan Peele and his Monkeypaw Productions have signed a first look television deal with Amazon Studios.
The Get Out writer-director is already working with Amazon as executive producer of The Hunt, a drama series about 1970s Nazi hunters that was recently given a 10-episode order by the streaming service (https://www.screendaily.com/
Amazon and Monkeypaw are also working together on a four-part documentary series about the notorious 1990s murder case involving Lorena and John Wayne Bobbitt
Amazon Studios head Jennifer Salke said: “Jordan, Win Rosenfeld and the Monkeypaw team represent the ideal creative collaboration as we continue to ramp up original, culturally relevant and riveting television. Our Lorena Bobbitt documentary and series order for The Hunt represent just the start of what will be a prolific and exciting relationship with Monkeypaw.”
Peele added: “I couldn’t be more excited about this new relationship with Amazon. They’ve been a fantastic partner to Monkeypaw over the last year because they’re committed to the same kind of fun and culturally-relevant television we are.”
Amazon Prime Video original series set to premiere this year include Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan and Homecoming from Mr. Robot creator Sam Esmail.