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‘Always Be My Maybe’ Director Nahnatchka Khan Lands Netflix Film Deal After Success of Rom-Com

‘Always Be My Maybe’ Director Nahnatchka Khan Lands Netflix Film Deal After Success of Rom-Com

Nahnatchka Khan, who made her feature directorial debut earlier this year with Netflix’s “Always Be My Maybe,” has landed a first-look deal to direct more feature films for the streamer. The director, writer, and producer got her start over two decades ago writing and producing shows including “Pepper Ann” and “American Dad!,” which she would go on to executive produce, before creating the Krysten Ritter-starring comedy “Don’t Trust the B—- in Apartment 23,” which ran for two seasons, and the Constance Wu-starring “Fresh Off the Boat,” whose sixth season premieres September 27 on ABC.

“Nahnatchka is a whip smart, funny, talented filmmaker,” Scott Stuber, head of Netflix Film said. “She has an incredible eye for storytelling and bringing to light new talent and ideas. We’re thrilled to be the home to more of her films.”

In February, Khan signed an exclusive four-year overall deal with Universal Television,

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