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Netflix signs landmark deal with writer-director Janet Mock

Anthony Ha
Netflix signs landmark deal with writer-director Janet Mock

Netflix has signed a development deal with "Pose" writer-producer-director Janet Mock. In its announcement, the streamer notes that Mock is the first black transgender woman to sign an overall deal with a major studio. Mock will continue to write and direct for "Pose," while also serving as an executive producer and director on "Hollywood," an upcoming Netflix series from "Pose" co-creator Ryan Murphy.