‘Transparent’ Creator Jill Soloway Extends Amazon Studios Deal for 3 More Years

She this week launches her new series “I Love Dick” on the streaming service

Last Updated: May 8, 2017 @ 10:46 AM

Amazon Studios has extended its contract with “Transparent” showrunner Jill Soloway, TheWrap has learned.

An Amazon spokesperson on Monday confirmed the deal, which will extend Soloway’s overall contract by three years through June 2021.

Soloway has been a gold mine for Amazon thanks to her Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning series “Transparent.” Not only was it Amazon’s first Golden Globe win back in 2015, but it was the first digital-only series to win a best series award.

Soloway herself has won two Emmys for her work on “Transparent” — two directing wins in a row.

She is currently working on “I Love Dick,” a new half-hour comedy that she co-created with playwright Sarah Gubbins. It stars Kathryn Hahn and Kevin Bacon and will premiere this week on the streaming service.

As a part of the new contract, Soloway will continue to serve as an executive producer on the two series. “Transparent” was recently renewed for its fourth season.

She also will be able to continue producing projects with the streaming service and her production company, Topple Productions. One of those projects is a limited drama series about a period all-girl rodeo. She will also be directing the indie film “Ten Aker Wood” for Amazon, another project she also co-wrote with Gubbins.

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