Amazon signs deal with Rachel Brosnahan

Star of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel will develop projects exclusively for streaming platform.

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel star Rachel Brosnahan has signed a first-look deal with Amazon Prime Video studios.

Her Scrap Paper Pictures company will develop television projects exclusively for the streaming platform. She is also set to star in and produce a film titled I’m Your Woman for the studio.

“A breakout star, Rachel has infused the role of Miriam ‘Midge’ Maisel with charm, wit and a little bit of chutzpah that brings the world of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel to life,” Amazon Studios head Jennifer Salke said. “We are thrilled to expand our relationship with her as an actress and a producer, and I can’t wait to see what new characters and stories she creates for our Amazon Prime Video customers.”

Brosnahan added, “I have felt immensely supported professionally, personally and artistically in my time working with Amazon so far and am thrilled to be embarking on this new journey with them. I look forward to exploring new pathways into established genres and working alongside the Amazon team to amplify stories and storytellers that have been left out of the mainstream narrative for far too long.”

Brosnahan has won an Emmy and two Golden Globes for her performance in he series from Amy Sherman-Palladino and Daniel Palladino.

Source: Hollywood Reporter.

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