Although she has already successfully conquered the music industry with chart-topping songs; a multi-platinum album and a handful of Grammys; Lizzo is now set to takeover Hollywood. It has just been announced that she signed a new deal with Amazon Studios to develop her own original content.
According to @HollywoodReporter, Lizzo is getting into business with Amazon Studios courtesy of a new first-look deal. During Amazon’s recent virtual Television Critics Association session; Lizzo officially announced the news. In the new partnership, she will have total control to develop her own television projects; through Amazon’s Prime Video streaming platform.
Speaking about her latest foray into the world of Hollywood, Lizzo said; “I’m so excited to partner with the amazing team at Amazon. Thank you to Jen Salke and the rest of the team for making this dream come true. I can’t wait to get started and share my vision with the world.”
The Head of Amazon Studios, Jennifer Salke, expressed a similar sentiment when explaining why partnering with Lizzo was the right choice;
“Lizzo is one of the most exciting, creative, joyful artists in the industry, and it is such a pleasure to announce this new deal with her. She has such a unique perspective and we’re so excited to hear her ideas for new content that our Prime Video customers are sure to love.”
She is the latest celebrity to receive a first-look Amazon deal; along with Viola Davis and Brad Pitt. As you know, Lizzo made her film debut in last year’s hit movie; “Hustlers” alongside Jennifer Lopez and Keke Palmer.