Ryan Murphy leaves Netflix after the successes of Dahmer and The Watcher; likely return to Disney

Ryan Murphyone of Hollywood’s most accomplished creatives, winner of six Emmys and the “Streaming Boom King” as he has been dubbed by Timeis leaving Netflix after a five-year partnership, it earned him something like $300 million. He brings it back Bloombergaccording to which the exclusive deal with the platform signed in 2018 is about to expire and will not be renewed, with the writer, director and executive producer headed to Disney, where he will reunite with entertainment co-president Dana Walden, with who had collaborated on many of her hits for FOX and FX in the pre-Netflix years, including Glee e American Horror Story.

Ryan Murphy’s TV series for Netflix

During his time at Netflix, Ryan Murphy busied himself, creating new titles that topped the platform’s charts, in some cases setting new records, and fueled public debate, while critics were often not so enthusiastic. what they had done in the past. From the student drama The Politicianstopped after two seasons, to the glossy miniseries Hollywood e Halstonfrom the psychological thriller Ratchedwhose second season is awaited, to recent successes Monstersan anthology of America’s most monstrous criminals, e The Watcherboth renewed, all the typical elements of Murphy’s narrative, including the involvement of big names in Hollywood (they remember among the many Gwyneth Paltrow, Patti LuPone, Ewan McGregor, Sharon Stone e Naomi Watts), have been the preserve of Netflix for years, although he has continued to contribute as an executive producer to his previous ongoing series, including 9-1-1, American Crime Story e American Horror Story.

With Netflix Murphy also brought three films to the screens – The Boys in the Band, The Promcon Meryl Streep e Nicole Kidman in the cast, e Mr. Harrigan’s Phone -, and the four-Emmy nominated docuseries The Andy Warhol Diaries. Among his next projects there was instead A Chorus Line, miniseries based on the Broadway classic. Pending developments (according to sources, an agreement with Disney has not yet been reached), it is conceivable that, although probably to a lesser extent, his series renewed by Netflix will continue to interest him.

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