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

Phoebe Waller-Bridge's deal with Amazon Studios is reportedly worth $20 million a year

Press Trust of India September 26, 2019 14:09:24 IST
Phoebe Waller-Bridge signs overall exclusive deal with Amazon Prime Video: 'Can't wait to get going'

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 WallerBridge 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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