It appears like Mo’Nique is able to transfer on as she continues to get to the bag. She simply introduced that she is teaming up with Netflix for a brand new comedy particular, however there may be extra. She additionally shared that she is reuniting with Lee Daniels on a brand new movie as nicely.
In an announcement shared by the streaming service on Tuesday, she mentioned,
“I’m excited to say that I’ll be capturing my first Netflix particular, along with reuniting with my pal, director Lee Daniels on the Netflix movie ‘The Deliverance.”
Whereas sharing her pleasure, she inspired everybody to remain tuned. In keeping with Selection, the comedy particular has but to be titled, however it’s scheduled to movie later this 12 months in Atlanta.
As beforehand reported, again in 2019 Mo’Nique introduced that she was suing the streaming service for gender and race discrimination. On the time she identified that Netflix was providing different comedians akin to Eddie Murphy and Amy Schumer hundreds of thousands for his or her comedy specials, in the meantime, she was reportedly supplied solely $500k on the time.
When asserting the lawsuit, she mentioned,
“I can affirm that at this time I filed a pay discrimination lawsuit in opposition to Netflix. I had a option to make: I may settle for what I felt was pay discrimination or I may rise up for individuals who got here earlier than me and those that will come after me. I selected to face up.”
Final month, she and Netflix had been reportedly in a position to settle the lawsuit.
In the case of working with Lee Daniels once more, we beforehand reported that the 2 reunited on stage and made amends after not talking for 13 years. They final labored collectively on the 2009 movie “Treasured,” which earned Mo’Nique an Oscar for Greatest Supporting Actress. After the movie, Mo’Nique accused each Lee and Oprah Winfrey of blackballing her. Nonetheless, they’ve put that chapter behind them.
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