Malia Obama is part of the writer’s room for Donald Glover’s upcoming Amazon series. This project comes from the overall deal Glover has with Amazon Studios. He signed the overall deal with Amazon Studios back in February 2021. Glover has praised Malia Obama as a writer to Vanity Fair, saying she is “an amazingly talented person.” Not only is Obama related to one of the most iconic couples in politics and entertainment, but she also now works for one of Hollywood’s most well-known multi-talents. Janine Nabers is also part of the writer’s room with Obama. Nabers has worked on Watchmen, Away, and Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce. The Amazon series from Glover’s overall deal is about a “Beyonce-like figure.” Donald Glover’s younger brother Stephen Glover is also helping with the Amazon series. The announcement of this series comes just in time for the start of Season 3 of Atlanta.
Malia Obama already has big shoes to fill. Working for Donald Glover on his latest project from his overall deal is a good start. He has already praised her working style, so that is a good start. Both her parents have worked in entertainment as well, but Obama is taking a different angle. Being a writer for Donald Glover’s Amazon series is a big deal. Little is known about the project or Glover’s future projects for Amazon Studios. This could be an opportunity for Malia Obama to show Hollywood what she has got as a writer. It could also mean that Glover would see her as worthy of hiring for future projects. Glover has already received critical acclaim for his series Atlanta and critics are eager to know more about this series. Audiences will see this project from Glover’s overall deal once released.
There is no official cast list or release date of the series yet.