Kenny Ortega Signs Multi-Year Overall Deal With Netflix

Kenny Ortega Signs Multi-Year Overall Deal With Netflix
Netflix has formed a multi-year overall deal with Kenny Ortega, the filmmaker, producer and choreographer known for the “High School Musical” franchise, the streamer announced Tuesday.

Netflix is fast tracking two new projects from Ortega, the first a film called “Auntie Claus” (working title) that he will direct and executive produce, and a series that he will executive produce called “Julie and the Phantoms.”

“Auntie Claus” is a musical based on the popular book series of the same name by Elise Primavera involving a young girl determined to get to the bottom of why her eccentric, Christmas-loving Aunt disappears every Christmas. It will be adapted by Tiffany Paulsen.

“Julie and the Phantoms” is a musical comedy series in development based on an International Emmy Award-nominated Brazilian TV series. Julie is a teenaged girl who finds her
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