Mindy Kaling, Amazon Sign Book Deal – The Hollywood Reporter
Mindy Kaling has signed an agreement with Amazon Publishing and Amazon Studios to launch a literary mini-line, Mindy’s Book Studio, to turn documentaries into films for streaming on Prime Video worldwide.
The story studio will publish books curated by Kaling from a diverse range of emerging and established voices, including romantic comedies, teen stories and suspenseful dramas with characters. heroine. Amazon Studios and Kaling will, respectively, work together to adapt the documentary published by Mindy’s Book Studio as a feature film to stream exclusively on Prime Video worldwide.
The deal with the bookshop follows Kaling signing a deal for a debut novel and new essay collection with Amazon Publishers, with Amazon Studios winning first review rights to both literary properties. Jennifer Salke, head of Amazon Studios, said: “We couldn’t be more excited to expand our collaboration with her across Amazon to not only showcase her incredible talent but also showcase her amazing talents. new, dynamic storyteller for our global customers,” Jennifer Salke, head of Amazon Studios, said in a statement.
Kaling has a separate master agreement with Warner Bros. The broadcaster will see the Hollywood star develop, write and produce new projects for Warners for broadcast, cable and streaming platforms, including comedies, dramas, and feature films. and events as well as digital ticket prices and no description .
Kaling saw her latest collection of memoirs and essays Nothing like I imagined topped the Amazon Chart, which ranks book sales, and she co-wrote, produced, and starred in Amazon Studios’ late night, a comedy about diversity in a room of late night talk show writers.
“I had the best time at work Nothing like I imaginedand I’m excited to continue my relationship with Amazon,” Kaling said in his own statement as he prepared to open Mindy’s Bookshop.
Kaling is represented by 3 Arts Entertainment, CAA, The Lede Company and PJ Shapiro.