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Amazon Studios in First-Look Deal with Jordan Peele’s Monkeypaw


Amazon Studios has signed a first-look TV deal with Oscar- and Emmy Award-winning creator Jordan Peele (Get Out) and his production company Monkeypaw Productions.

The companies are currently working together on The Hunt, a vengeance-driven Nazi-hunting series, as well as the upcoming documentary series Lorena.

“Jordan, Win Rosenfeld and the Monkeypaw team represent the ideal creative collaboration as we continue to ramp up original, culturally relevant and riveting television,” said Jennifer Salke, head of Amazon Studios. “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 commented: “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.”

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