Fleabag was a big winner for Amazon at the Emmy’s, earning six awards. Now, Amazon has signed an overall deal with the star of Fleabag, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, to create new television content for Amazon Studios which will be exclusive to Amazon Prime Video.
“I’m insanely excited to be continuing my relationship with Amazon,” said Waller-Bridge. “Working with the team on Fleabag was the creative partnership dreams are made of. It really feels like home. I can’t wait to get going!”
In addition to the incredibly successful Fleabag, Waller-Bridge is also the creator of Killing Eve from BBC America, along with being a writer and showrunner on the first season. Other writing credits include Crashing and Broadchurch. With this deal, Amazon will be benefiting from Waller-Bridge’s acting, writing, and producing talents.
“We are thrilled to be continuing our partnership with Phoebe at Amazon Studios! As evident in her great success at the Emmy Awards this week, she is clever, brilliant, generous and a virtuoso on multiple fronts including writing, acting and producing,” said Jennifer Salke, head of Amazon Studios in a statement. “Fleabag has been a gift to our Prime Video customers, and we are excited for what comes next from this brilliant mind to dazzle and delight our global audience.”
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