What you need to know
- Tracy Oliver has signed a multi-year, eight-figure deal with Apple.
- The screenwriter's production company will develop television and film projects for Apple TV+.
Tracy Oliver, the screenwriter behind titles like Girls Trip and The First Wives Club, has signed a huge deal with Apple TV+.
According to the Hollywood Reporter, it was a multi-year deal worth eight-figures. Under the deal, Oliver will develop both television and film projects destined for Apple's streaming service.
Oliver's Girls Trip grossed more than $100 million, making her the first Black woman to write a film that crossed that threshold. She has a number of projects going on right now, including a new comedy series with Amy Poehler.
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None of the projects that will come to Apple TV+ have been announced yet but, according to the deal, it sounds like there will be quite a few.
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