Netflix and former President Barack Obama are potentially going to work together on new TV shows. The New York Times reports today that Obama is in “advanced negotiations” with Netflix to create a “series of high-profile shows.” NYT’s report is based on unspecified sources.
As part of the deal, Netflix would pay Obama and his wife, Michelle, an unspecified fee for new TV shows. According to the report, Obama’s shows will focus on “inspirational stories” instead of responding to President Trump or conservative policy.
“President and Mrs. Obama have always believed in the power of storytelling to inspire,” Obama’s former senior adviser Eric Schultz told NYT. “As they co…