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The Get Out director had previously signed a TV deal with Sonar Entertainment but has now moved his Monkeypaw Productions to Amazon Studios, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Peele’s Nazi-hunter series The Hunt will be one of the first projects to debut on the streamer, and he’s also working on a four-part documentary series about Lorena Bobbitt.
“I couldn’t be more excited about this new relationship with Amazon,” Peele said in a statement. “They’ve been a fantastic partner to Monkeypaw over the last year because they’re committed to the same kind of fun and culturally relevant television we are.”
The first-look deal will allow Peele to create new projects as well.
Audra Schroeder is the Daily Dot’s senior entertainment writer, and she focuses on streaming, comedy, and music. Her work has previously appeared in the Austin Chronicle, the Dallas Observer, NPR, ESPN, Bitch, and the Village Voice. She is based in Austin, Texas.