Ryan Murphy Signs Multiyear Deal With Netflix, Says Opportunity Is ‘Emotional And Overwhelming’

ET Canada | 2/14/2018 | Staff
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Ryan Murphy is reportedly bringing his creative talents to Netflix.

The “American Horror Story” creator will be leaving 20th Century Fox Television in July, after signing a massive five-year, $300 million deal with the digital streaming platform, the New York Times reports.

Netflix - News - Press - Release - Tuesday

Netflix announced the news in a press release on Tuesday, with Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos stating, “Ryan Murphy’s series have influenced the global cultural zeitgeist, reinvented genres and changed the course of television history. His unfaltering dedication to excellence and to give voice to the underrepresented, to showcase a unique perspective or just to shock the **** out of us, permeates his genre-shattering work.”

The prolific producer — who’s been responsible for numerous groundbreaking and challenging TV shows such as “Nip/Tuck”, “Glee”, “Scream Queens”, “American Crime Story” and “Feud”, among others — will officially be starting with Netflix on July 1, when his deal with Fox comes to an end.

History - Moment - Murphy - Statement - Netflix

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