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Netflix content chief says Obama projects won't necessarily be political

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Netflix Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos didn't have a lot of details to offer on the projects being prepped by Barack and Michelle Obama for his streaming service but indicated that the content won't necessarily be "political."


"They want to do storytelling that is fitting with the things [they] have done with the presidency, obviously, but [also] the experiences they've had throughout their entire lives," Sarandos told the crowd at Vanity Fair's New Establishment Summit on Tuesday.Sarandos said the content will hit on subjects like sports, lifestyle and nutrition. Echoing the information shared in the deal's original announcement, Sarandos said the former president and first lady have "got their eyes on film and television, fiction and nonfiction."



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