Netflix has partnered up with Vanessa Kirby’s production company, Aluna Entertainment in a multi-year first-look deal.
Kirby has teamed up with former Film4 Senior Executive Lauren Dark to develop and produce a slate of feature films with a focus on projects that explore the spectrum of the female experience and aim to make high-end engrossing stories with universal appeal.
Vanessa Kirby said: “It has long been a dream of mine to produce and I have found the perfect partners in my friends at Netflix. They have been an inspiring creative home for me from The Crown to Pieces of a Woman and I am thrilled to be on this journey alongside them. In Lauren, I’ve found a true ally and we are united in our ambition to explore stories that relate to the uncharted female experience.”
David Kosse, VP of International Original Films, Netflix, said: “Vanessa has delivered powerful and unforgettable performances as an actor and we know that she will equally captivate audiences with her creative vision as a producer. I couldn’t be more thrilled to work with her and the team at Aluna to bring their films to our members around the world.”
Kirby was most recently seen starring in Kornél Mundruczó’s ‘Pieces of a Woman’. Her portrayal of ‘Martha,’ Kirby garnered her Academy Award, Golden Globe, BAFTA, Critics Choice and SAG Award nominations.
She is currently in production on Florian Zeller’s ‘The Son’ alongside Hugh Jackman and Laura Dern. She will also star in Thomas Bidegain’s ‘Suddenly’ opposite Jake Gyllenhaal. She’s also currently shooting the next instalment of the ‘Mission Impossible’ franchise.