Phoebe Waller-Bridge has stated that Fleabag is finished, however Amazon Studios boss Jennifer Salke isn’t fairly able to let the Emmy successful comedy go simply but.
“I’ll have to actually know that and see proof of that earlier than I actually purchase in,” the exec admitted tonight at a SRO Paley Heart shindig in Beverley Hills. Admitting “individuals will say I’m in denial,” Salke was clearly hoping that Waller-Bridge was down for at the very least yet another season of the collection based mostly on her 2013 one-woman present.
“She most likely pondering to herself like ‘geez do I’ve one other story to inform as a result of individuals actually love this,’” Salke instructed the Paley viewers of the place she hoped the “surrounded by all these trophies” Fleabag creator’s head was at after sweeping Excellent Comedy Collection, and Excellent Lead Actress and Excellent Writing for a Comedy Collection on Sunday on the Emmys.
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Whereas Salke’s hopes tonight for a 3rd season of Fleabag are similar to remarks she made on the TCA in the summertime, the stakes are a lot increased with the present’s Emmys success and a brand new deal for its creator with the Jeff Bezos based firm.
Coming off a document breaking 71st Primetime Emmy Awards haul with large wins for Fleabag and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Amazon finalized a multi-million greenback general take care of Phoebe Waller-Bridge. Fleabag could or is probably not over after two seasons and Killing Eve is constant over on BBC America, however the brand new settlement will see James Bond screenplay contributor Waller-Bridge create and produce new small display screen content material to premiere solely on Amazon Prime Video globally.
“She’s a really prolific producer, however she’s not going to do a present simply to do a present,” Salke stated of Waller-Bridge’s subsequent transfer for Amazon. “She was eager about a film, eager about a present, “ the Amazon boss added of the conversations she’s had with the Fleabag creator main as much as the large deal that was executed up to now few days.
“She’s fairly particular.”
In a large ranging dialog that was extra than simply Fleabag imagine it or not, Salke additionally instructed the Paley crowd that the Al Pacino-led The Hunt will debut early in 2020.
Salke additionally expressed her excessive hopes for the 2 seasons of the Lena Waite EP’d Them: Covenant The Amazon exec had excessive reward for first time showrunner and author Little Marvin on the 1950s set present, which is why the Seattle-based firm has signed him to an general deal of his personal with Amazon.
Salke wouldn’t reveal what Amazon Prime has cooking with Nicole Kidman, however she did say “thrilling bulletins to return” with the Oscar winner.
“We’re not within the quantity sport, we’re within the curation sport.”