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Apple Inks Overall Deal with Julia Louis-Dreyfus

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Apple has signed a sweeping overall deal with multi-award winning actress and producer, Julia Louis-Dreyfus.
Under the multi-year agreement, Louis-Dreyfus will develop new projects exclusively for Apple TV+ as both an executive producer and star.  The deal marks her first-ever overall deal with a streaming service.
“I am thrilled about this new partnership with my friends at Apple,” said Louis-Dreyfus.  “Also, many thanks and kudos to my representatives for structuring the deal in such a way that I am paid in AirPods.”
One of the most influential names in Hollywood, Louis-Dreyfus is best known for her iconic roles in “Saturday Night Live,” “Seinfeld,” “The New Adventures of Old Christine” and “Veep.” She has broken records with multiple Emmys, Golden Globes, SAG and Critics Choice Awards for her work as an actress and producer, and is a recipient of the prestigious Mark Twain Prize for American Humor.
Upcoming, Louis-Dreyfus will be seen in Fox Searchlight’s “Downhill”, where she stars alongside Will Ferrell. The biting comedy, for which she also serves as a producer, is directed by Jim Rash and Nat Faxon, and is inspired by the 2014 Swedish film “Force Majeure.”
Louis-Dreyfus is represented by CAA and ID.
To date, Apple has signed overall deals with award-winning storytellers including Alfonso Cuaron, Kerry Ehrin, Jon M. Chu, Justin Lin, Jason Katims, Lee Eisenberg, as well as major studios A24 and Imagine Documentaries.
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