Phoebe Waller-Bridge signs overall exclusive deal with Amazon Prime Video: 'Can't wait to get going'

Press Trust of India

Sep 26, 2019 14:09:24 IST

Fleabag creator Phoebe Waller-Bridge, whose dark comedy won four Emmys, has inked an overall content deal with Amazon Prime Video.

Waller-Bridge will create and produce exclusive new television content for Amazon Studios for their streaming platform Amazon Prime Video, the company's flagship streaming service.

 Phoebe Waller-Bridge signs overall exclusive deal with Amazon Prime Video: Cant wait to get going

Phoebe Waller-Bridge. Image from Twitter

Variety quoted sources to say that the deal was $20 million a year.

"I'm insanely excited to be continuing my relationship with Amazon," Waller-Bridge said in a statement.

"Working with the team on Fleabag was the creative partnership dreams are made of. It really feels like home. I can't wait to get going!"

"Fleabag has been called one of the best shows of the year and helped Waller-Bridge win Emmys for Lead Actress in a Comedy Series, Writing for a Comedy Series, and Outstanding Comedy Series on Sunday. The show's director Harry Bradbeer won the Emmy for Best Directing for Comedy.

Fans had hoped for a third season of Fleabag but Waller-Bridge has confirmed that she won't revisit the story despite the show's massive success.

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Updated Date: Sep 26, 2019 14:09:24 IST