Dave Chappelle and Netflix just inked a sweet deal worth $60 million dollars, for three new stand up comedy specials.
Page Six details about the deal, specifically, how much new money is gonna be in comedian’s pocket as a result of this new business arrangement.
Two hail from Chappelle’s personal archive, while a third will be produced for Netflix. The shows will be released simultaneously next year, and will be Chappelle’s first specials in 12 years. The deal is the talk of the media industry.
One insider said: “Dave was offered $20 million a special. Netflix basically has a war chest for this kind of content. Whether it’s a loss or not, Dave Chappelle’s specials will get a lot of press and bring in new subscribers.”