Hit tv author and producer Ryan Murphy is planning to depart Netflix to hitch Walt Disney, Bloomberg News reported on Tuesday, citing folks accustomed to the matter.
Murphy is thought for his creation of hits from “Glee” to “9-1-1” and “American Horror Story” and serial-killer sequence “Dahmer — Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story,” which grew to become considered one of Netflix’s most-watched sequence of all time.
He left Fox in 2018 to hitch Netflix in a five-year deal valued as excessive as $300 million to supply a brand new sequence and movie completely for the net large.
Competition has been intensifying between streaming corporations as they spend money on authentic content material and attempt to stand out in a crowded market and appeal to subscribers to their platforms.
The TV present creator has been negotiating a brand new cope with Disney over the previous yr.
Most of the main points had been ironed out earlier than the writers’ strike started in May, the report added.
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association, the group that votes on the Golden Globes, celebrated Murphy’s contributions to tv with its fourth Carol Burnett Award earlier this yr.
Previous honorees had been Burnett, Ellen DeGeneres and Norman Lear.
Disney and Netflix didn’t instantly reply to Reuters’ requests for remark.