The Obamas bring a series of new content to Netflix.
The former president and producer of the first lady, Higher Ground Productions, is working on various adaptations of fiction, education, drama, documentaries and books for the streaming giant.
"Taking care of issues of race and class, democracy and civil rights, and much more, we believe that each one of these productions will not only entertain, but will educate, connect and inspire everyone," said President Barack Obama in a statement
"We love this board because it encompasses many different interests and experiences, but everything is woven together with stories that are relevant to our everyday life," said Michelle Obama.
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With something for everyone, including kids who love streaming, the company creates content that focuses on "storytelling that exemplifies its core values," according to Ted Sarandos, the Netflix content manager.
"The breadth of his initial career through the programming of series, films, documentaries and family shows his commitment to various creators and unique voices that resonate with our members around the world."
Programming of programs and films includes a family show, Listen to your vegetables and eat your parents, a series of series of theater after World War II Bloom, documentaries American factory i Cram Cramp, and non-fiction political series Fifth risk.
"We think there is something here for everyone: mothers and fathers, curious children and anyone who is looking for an attractive and enriching watch at the end of a busy day. We can not wait to see these projects come to life – And the talks will generate, "said the former scout.
The productions have a number of prestigious and award-winning directors and producers on board, including them The cables Clement Virgo, and you have created adaptations of the works of Michael Lewis, author of Moneyball i The Big Short.
Barack Obama's forty-fourth president and Michelle Obama announced a multi-year deal with Netflix last year and launched their producer, headed by filmmakers Priay Swaminathan and Tonia Davis.
At the time of the announcement, Netflix said that its production company would offer a "mix of diverse content." The duo was "excited" to be associating with the streaming service, saying: "We hope to cultivate and manage creative voices with talent, inspiring and able to promote greater empathy and understanding between peoples and help them to share their stories with the whole world ".
With the announcement of the new list of contents, the former president said: "We created Higher Ground to take advantage of the power of the narration. That is why we could not be more enthusiastic about these projects."
The transmission platform has not yet published the release dates of the series and the films.