Netflix is infamous for shelling out as a lot cash as wanted to land specials with among the greatest actors, comedians and musicians. The queen of that final group of creatives is simply the newest to obtain a serious payout from the streaming service.
In response to Selection, Beyoncé secured a $60 million bag from Netflix for a three-project deal, together with her recently-premiered documentary Homecoming. The music doc is a behind-the-scenes have a look at Bey’s legendary 2018 Coachella efficiency, which was a large spectacle of dance and music.
HBO was additionally reportedly focused on a take care of Beyoncé. They’d a earlier relationship together with her and aired her 2016 Lemonade movie in addition to her 2014 On the Run Tour live performance particular with husband Jay-Z. The premium cable community backed out when Netflix provided the next sum, in response to Selection.
Beyoncé isn’t the primary Black entertainer to be paid handsomely by Netflix. Chris Rock and Dave Chappelle acquired $40 million and $60 million, respectively, for his or her specials.
Netflix simply introduced they added almost 10 million subscribers in Quarter 1, so it’s straightforward to see the place a number of their money to make these main payouts is coming from.