swarm —Donald Glover’s meditation on the toxic Internet fanbase, not so subtly modeled after Beyoncé’s Beehive —is one of Prime Video’s most sought-after series. In addition to Atlanta At the helm, the creative team includes Dominic Fishback, Chloe Bailey, Damson Idris, Billie Eilish, Ricky Thompson, Paris Jackson, Rory Culkin, Kiersey Clemons, and Byron Powers. And most surprisingly, swarm Malia Obama is also credited as a writer.
The former first daughter has had a number of high-profile internships in the entertainment industry, including at The Weinstein Company and HBO’s girls. swarm, However, it marks Obama’s first major television writing gig. Read on to find out what she contributed to the series.
What is it swarm?
Created by Glover and Atlanta Writer and Producer Janine Nabbers, swarm It stars Dominic Fishback as Dre, a huge fan of pop star Negah (Neeren S. Brown) whose obsession takes a violent turn.
What did Malia Obama write for the show?
The TV writers’ rooms are very collaborative, and President Obama’s eldest daughter is credited as a writer on all seven episodes of the series. swarm’Season 1, which means that she contributed in some way to the script for each episode. Nabers paid tribute to the budding writer in an interview with Entertainment Tonight. “Some of her pitches were wild as hell, and she was very good and very funny,” she said. “She’s an incredible writer. She brings a lot to the table. She’s really, really dedicated to her craft.”
Obama specifically wrote the teleplay for “Girl, Bye,” the fifth episode of the season that “is probably one of the wildest,” according to Napiers. “I think it would surprise a lot of people. It’s a beautiful drug. I’m really proud of that.”
Where can i watch swarm?
All seven episodes of swarm Streaming now on Prime Video. Check out a teaser for the series — and a clip of Eilish, making her acting debut on the show — below.