'Wonder Woman' Director Patty Jenkins Inks $10 Million TV Deal at Netflixby ZachPerilstein
Patty Jenkins is the latest high-profile creator to join the streaming giant.
Wonder Woman director Patty Jenkins has signed a three-year pact worth $10 million with Netflix. The pact is an overall TV deal. Under the new pact, Jenkins will create, develop, and produce new series that are exclusively for Netflix.
"I'm so excited to embark on a great journey of making the new world of television with a company and group of people I admire as much as Ted [Sarandos], Cindy [Holland], Channing [Dungey], Peter [Friedlander] and the team at Netflix,” said Jenkins.
Patty Jenkins most recently directed and executive produced I Am the Night for TNT. Jenkins is currently postproduction on Wonder Woman 1984. Which she directed, co-wrote, and produced. The film is scheduled to be released in June 2020.
Patty Jenkins becomes the latest name to sign a lucrative overall deal with a major studio/streaming giant. Netflix specifically has a big roster of talent that have overall deals. Netflix's lineup includes Ryan Murphy, Shonda Rhimes, Kenya Barris, David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, among others.