In February 2021, The Hollywood Reporter disclosed that Donald Glover had exited his pact with FX for a multiple-year take care of Amazon. This deal will see Glover government producing a lot of initiatives for the streamer, together with one referred to as “Hive,” which has already begun staffing a writers room that features none aside from Malia Obama. “Hive” is rumored to function a Beyoncé-like determine and are available from the thoughts of “Watchmen”‘s Janine Nabers.
In a latest interview with Variety, Glover described Obama as “any individual who’s gonna have actually good issues coming quickly” earlier than including that her “writing model is nice.” Glover’s brother and collaborator, Stephen, echoed the identical sentiments, saying, “Donald at all times says perspective is vital, and folks with totally different views are vital for a writers’ room. And for positive, [Malia] positively has a singular perspective on all the pieces. So we wished to listen to her tales and have her work with us. Listening to her tales and having her concerned actually gave us a number of good concepts.”
This is not Obama’s first job within the leisure trade. In 2014, she served as a manufacturing assistant on “Extant,” with star Halle Berry saying on “Watch What Occurs Dwell,” “She was down to do whatever a PA is requested to do, and I had wild respect for her for that. All people could not actually see her as a PA, though she tried and tried to be one. We simply could not actually see her as one, however to her credit score, she tried very arduous to be one.” She then went on to intern for HBO’s “Women” in 2015, the place she was trained to do the work of a writer’s assistant.