If moving away from what no longer serves you was a person …
#KenyaBarris, creator of #Blackish, had a $ 100 million #Netflix deal on the table but decided to walk away from it.
In an interview with @thehollywoodreporter, the showrunner explained that he wants to be bold and that Netflix is not the platform for the type of projects he wants to create.
“I think a lot of people thought I got fired or quit, like ‘f ** k this’, because of some kind of beef with Netflix,” he said. Barris continued, “I just don’t know my voice is the voice of Netflix. The stuff I want to do is a little more edgier, a little more intellectual, a little more heady, and I think Netflix wants to lie. between.
Barris also said that he “realized how much he missed the weekly network television megaphone… He was also won over by the idea of having his work everywhere, and not just on Netflix, where only one no would sound the end. . “
As previously reported, writer and series creator Kenya Barris recently took to social media to announce that after its upcoming eighth season, “Black-ish” will officially end.
In a long, moving Instagram post, Kenya Barris confirmed the ending of “Black-ish” while recalling the impact the series has had over the years.
He said in part, “To ALL the people in the world that I love, honor, respect and care for, it is both exciting and bittersweet to share that black has been RENEWED by ABC for its EIGHTH… It’s rare these days to decide when your show should end, and we’re grateful, along with ABC, that we were able to do this final season exactly what we hoped for – and to do it with the entire cast and AMAZINGLY. STELLAR is coming back to close this chapter with us in the right way! “
Roommates, what do you think?