Acclaimed singer-actress Jennifer Lopez has officially signed a multi-year first-look deal with Netflix to develop films and television shows exclusively for the streamer. Lopez, through her Nuyorican Productions, is set to produce a slate of films, television series, scripted and unscripted content, with emphasis on projects that support diverse female actors, writers, and filmmakers. She will be producing along with Nuyorican partners Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas and Benny Medina.
The first two projects under the overall deal are the action film The Mother, and the film adaptation of Isabel Ojeda Maldonado’s novel The Cipher, which are both being led by Lopez. Set to be directed by Niki Caro, The Mother centers around a deadly female assassin who comes out of hiding to teach her daughter how to … Read the rest