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‘Blackout’ Anthology Coming to Netflix From Obamas’ Higher Ground and Temple Hill


By Cynthia Littleton

July 12, 2021

Netflix has ordered a six-part anthology “Blackout,” to be produced by the Obamas’ Higher Ground banner and Temple Hill.

The project is designed to will tell six different stories of Black teenagers who find love during a power outage in New York City. The project is being developed concurrently as a TV and a film project through Higher Ground’s overall deal with Netflix.

“When the lights go out and people reveal hidden truths, love blossoms, friendships transform, and all possibilities take flight,” Netflix said.

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