Jenkins signs deal with Netflix
September 6, 2019
Award-winning writer, director, and producer Patty Jenkins has agreed a multi-year overall deal to produce new series exclusively at Netflix.
“We’re thrilled to welcome Patty Jenkins to Netflix. Her trailblazing work has pushed boundaries and she confidently tells stories that leave an unforgettable mark. We look forward to fostering her many ideas and helping them come to life,” said Channing Dungey, VP, Original Series, 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, Cindy, Channing, Peter and the team at Netflix,” added Jenkins. “I look forward to digging in to some great work together soon.”
Jenkins is best known for directing Warner Bros. Pictures and DC’s 2017 blockbuster Wonder Woman and her debut Oscar-winning feature Monster. Additionally, Jenkins is responsible for casting, building and helming the pilot and finale episodes of AMC’s hit show The Killing, garnering her the 2012 DGA Award for Best Director of the Year along with a Primetime Emmy nomination.
Jenkins is currently working on the sequel to Wonder Woman, which she is directing, producing and co-writing. The film is slated for a June 2020 release.