The former presidential candidate is said to be eyeing up a move into TV and film making after seeing Barack and
The mother and daughter duo are said to have spoken with studios about financing programs focusing on women’s issues,
The project is said to be in its early stages and discussions are ongoing.
Hillary and Chelsea, pictured in 2016, are said to be planning to launch a production company
Hillary has already worked with Steven Spielberg, one of her donors, to help produce TV show The Woman’s Hour, an adaption of author Elaine Weiss’ book
It is thought Democrat Hillary wants to use her shows to influence culture and it is one several different projects the 71-year-old is said to be looking at.
She has already worked with Steven Spielberg, one of her donors, to help produce TV show The Woman’s Hour, an adaption of author Elaine Weiss’ book.
Producer Jeffrey Katzenberg and director J.J. Abrams have also supported her in the past.
A source told Deadline: ‘Hillary is still very popular out here and there’s been conversations with several studios and streamers about working on projects together.’
The Obamas already have production company, Higher Ground Productions, and a deal with Netflix.
The former president and first lady are said to be working on shows about fashion and federal bureaucracy.
And they unveiled a slate of projects they are preparing for Netflix in April, a year after signing a deal with the streaming platform.
The Obamas’ production company, Higher Ground Productions, announced a total of seven films and series that Barack said will entertain but also ‘educate, connect and inspire us all’
The production company’s first release will be Steven Bognar and Julia Reichert’s Sundance Film Festival documentary ‘American Factory,’ about a Chinese-owned factory in post-industrial Ohio.
Netflix and Higher Ground also acquired Jim LeBrecht and Nicole Newnham’s ‘Crip Camp,’ a documentary about a summer camp for disabled teenager founded in upstate New York in the early 1970s.