Black-ish / Grown-ish Creator Kenya Barris Snags $100 Million Deal With Netflix
They Say When Things Fall Apart, Better Things Come Together! #KenyaBarris Is Living Proof Of It!
Barris Has Recently Signed A $100 Million Dollar Production Deal With The Popular Movie & TV Show Streaming Outlet #Netflix. Within A 3 Year Contract; The #Blackish / #Grownish Creator Will Produce Content Solely For Netflix. If Barris Is Pleased With The Overall Operation, He’ll Have The Option To Opt For An Additional 2 Years.
This Is Awesome News Seeing How, Not Too Long Ago Rumors Were Heavy Within Circulation Of Barris & Disney/ ABC Relationship Ending Their Contractual Relationship. Sources State That An Episode Of #Blackish Which Never Aired Named “ Baby Please “ Which Was Set To Shed Light Within Prospective Upon The Political And Social Issues With #NFLPlayers & Government Officials Turned Things For The Worst. Kneeling Of The Knee During The National Anthem Which Pays Homage & Awareness To The Lives Lost Due To #PoliceBrutality Against African Americans Has Caused Controversy On Both Sides Of The Spectrum, ABC Decided To PullThe Plug On The Entire Episode.
Barris States Within An Interview With #VarietyMagazine That : “Given our creative differences, neither ABC nor I were happy with the direction of the episode and mutually agreed not to air it.” Sources Close To Barris Stated His relationship with both ABC and disney actually ended several months ago.
Nonetheless, this is a major triumph for Barris and we are super excited to see what he does with his new found production home at Netflix