Mo'Nique to film Netflix comedy series

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Academy Award winner and comedian Mo'Nique has announced a new comedy special for Netflix.

The 54-year-old shared the news in a video posted on the streaming service's Twitter account on Tuesday.

"Can you believe this shit? I done came on home to Netflix. I'm so excited to share that I'll be shooting my first Netflix comedy special."

She continued: "Oh, and in case you didn't hear, I'm also reuniting with my friend, my brother, director Mr Lee Daniels on the Netflix film The Deliverance. You won't want to miss either of them, so y'all stay tuned. And thank y'all, my sweet babies. I love us for real."


News of the Precious actor's comedy special comes after she settled with Netflix for an undisclosed amount after she accused the company of pay disparities against black women, reports The Hollywood Reporter.

Mo'Nique's reunion with Daniels comes after they ended a 13-year feud earlier this year.

In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter in 2015, the comedian claimed that she was 'blackballed' after winning the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress in Precious, directed by Daniels.

The pair publicly reconciled during an event in Staten Island where the Empire director apologised to Mo'Nique.

READ MORE | Mo'Nique to star in Lee Daniels thriller after ending 13-year feud

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