Apple on Friday announced that it has signed a multi-year agreement with multi-award-winning actress and producer Julia Louis-Dreyfus.
Louis-Dreyfus will develop projects exclusively for Apple TV+ as both an executive producer and actress. The deal marks her first-ever overall deal with a streaming service.
Louis-Dreyfus is one of the best-known actresses in Hollywood and has appeared in “Saturday Night Live,” “Seinfeld,” “The New Adventures of Old Christine” and “Veep.” She has won multiple Emmys, Golden Globes, SAG and Critics Choice Awards for her work as an actress and producer, and is a recipient of the prestigious Mark Twain Prize for American Humor.
“I am thrilled about this new partnership with my friends at Apple,” said Louis-Dreyfus. “Also, many thanks and kudos to my representatives for structuring the deal in such a way that I am paid in AirPods.”
Apple TV+ is available on the Apple TV app on iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, iPod touch, Mac, select Samsung smart TVs, Amazon Fire TV and Roku devices, as well as at tv.apple.com, for $4.99 per month with a seven-day free trial.