Serena Williams Docuseries In the Works at Amazon Studios
By Mona Khalifeh
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A new docuseries starring Serena Williams is in the works at Amazon Studios. The studio made the announcement Tuesday, revealing that the untitled project is set to follow the tennis super star's life on and off the court.
The documentary is the premiere project of a first-look TV deal Williams signed with Amazon Studios, in which she will work with the company to create scripted and unscripted television projects that will premiere exclusively on Amazon Prime Video. In an announcement from the studio, Williams said she has a lot of stories she's "eager to tell."
"I’m very excited to be partnering with Amazon Studios – they are developing some of the most inspiring and important content for a global audience. I have a lot of stories I’m eager to tell, including a continuation of my own, and I look forward to sharing those with the world," the 23-time Grand Slam champion said.
"Serena has transformed her sport and become one of the most inspiring athletes, entrepreneurs and women of her generation, admired not only for her unmatched prowess on the court but for her dedication to advocacy as well," Salke said. "We’re incredibly excited to share her journey in this new series, and to work with her to create new original content for our Prime Video customers worldwide."