Shonda Rhimes Expands Netflix Deal To Include Feature Films, Video Games And Virtual Reality TheWrap
Shonda Rhimes and Netflix have broadened their creative pact to include feature films, games and virtual reality content, Netflix announced Thursday.
The new partnership gives Netflix and Shondaland Media the ability to exclusively produce and distribute feature films – the pact which already includes a brand and merchandise deal will add live events and experiences.
Netflix is ââalso investing and providing financial and technical assistance to support Shondaland’s mission of creating DEIA programs to replace workplace representation both nationally and in the UK.
Netflix and Shondaland are now in production on Season 2 of âBridgertonâ and will launch in 2022. Netflix has already lit Seasons 3 and 4. Inspired by Julia Quinn’s best-selling romance series, âBridgertonâ has been watched by 82 million homes worldwide in its first 28 days, according to the streamer.
It was also recently announced that the âBridgerton-verseâ will expand with a limited run that focuses on the origins of Queen Charlotte. Rhimes will write the series and serve as executive producer alongside Betsy Beers and Tom Verica.