The creator of the Disney+ Original series, “Diary Of A Future President”, Ilana Peña, has signed an overall deal with CBS Television Studios, which makes the show for Disney+.
As part of this deal, Ilana Peña, will continue to work on the Disney+ series, which has been renewed for a second season. She will also be working on other projects for CBS. She said the following on this deal:
“Since day one on Diary, CBS Studios has been so supportive of my vision and voice. I am incredibly grateful to the team for giving me a creative home to tell meaningful, inclusive stories.”
Kate Adler, executive vp comedy development at CBS TV Studios, said:
“We first got to know Ilana when she was working on Crazy Ex-Girlfriend. She is exactly the kind of writer executives dream of: smart, funny, hard-working and inspired. We knew she had a lot to say and couldn’t wait to develop with her. Our suspicions were confirmed when we read her first draft of Diary of a Future President. Now we just need to figure out how to clone her.”
The first season of Diary of a Future President, is available now on Disney+. The show was inspired by Peña’s own childhood, follows a young Cuban-American girl as she navigates the ups and downs of middle school and her journey to becoming president of the United States.
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Source – The Hollywood Reporter