Barack and Michelle Obama are engendering a Netflix animated series designed to “reframe” how children cerebrate about regime and civic engagement, with musical performances by artists including Adam Lambert, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and Janelle Monáe.
Netflix promulgated the ten-episode We the People is set to debut July 4. The Obamas, who have an perpetual engenderment deal with Netflix, are accommodating as executive engenderers on the series, along with Doc McStuffins engenderer Chris Nee and ABC’s Black-ish engenderer Kenya Barris.
In a press release sent to multiple news outlets, the streamer called the exhibition “an exuberant call to action for everyone to rethink civics as a living, breathing thing and to reframe their construal of what regime and citizenship mean in a modern world.”
Watch below: The episodes fixate on subjects including citizenship, voting, taxes, and activism. The trailer features scenes of puerile people protesting in the streets and concludes with an image of a raised fist.
Barack Obama additionally promoted the incipient show on Twitter, inditing: “Some of our favorite artists got together with astonishing animators to remix civics — and the result is a lot better than what we had in school.”
Michelle and I are exhilarated to apportion our latest show from Higher Ground: We The People. Some of our favorite artists got together with astonishing animators to remix civics—and the result is a lot better than what we had in school. Check it out on @Netflix this July 4. pic.twitter.com/PlsSyq5pgkOther pop stars involved in the series include H.E.R., Bebe Rexha, and Oscar nominee Andra Day. Barack and Michelle Obama signed their engenderment deal with Netflix in 2018. Since then, they have engendered documentaries including the Oscar-winning American Factory, about a Chinese billionaire’s takeover of a Ohio factory, and Becoming, a chronicle of the former first lady on her recent book tour for her memoirs.
— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) June 2, 2021
“They” are withal engendering a scripted comedy series based on Michael Lewis’ anti-Trump book The Fifth Risk. Former Obama national security advisor Susan Rice accommodated on Netflix’s board of directors afore leaving to join the Joe Biden administration.
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