Fleabag creator and star Phoebe Waller-Bridge has sealed a deal with Amazon Studios, and will be creating television content for streaming giant Amazon Prime Video. The multi-hyphenate, whose Amazon show Fleabag took home six Emmy statuettes for its second season, has signed a substantial overall deal with the streamer. Emmys 2019: Fleabag Wins Top Honours, Here’s What Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s Show is All About and Where You Can Watch It
Under the deal, she will create and produce new television content for the studios that will premiere exclusively on Amazon Prime Video in more than 200 countries and territories. "I'm insanely excited to be continuing my relationship with Amazon. 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," said Waller-Bridge. Emmys 2019: ‘Fleabag’ Wins Big, ‘GoT’ Snubbed, Here’s Complete List of Winners.
"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. "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."