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Sarah Cooper Talks New Audible Original ‘Let’s Catch Up Soon’ and How to Please People (Not People-Please) in Comedy

In the last few years, Sarah Cooper’s life has completely changed. The comedian, actress and author skyrocketed to online fame thanks to her viral TikTok lip-sync impressions of former President Donald Trump — and in the process, has secured film roles, book releases, late-night hosting gigs, her own Netflix special and now her latest project, […]

The Obamas’ Higher Ground Leaves Spotify for Audible Multiyear Deal

The Obamas’ Higher Ground has struck an exclusive, multiyear first-look deal with Audible, marking a major win for the Amazon-owned audio company as it continues on a streak of production deals with high-profile talent in Hollywood. The move to Audible follows Higher Ground’s exit from Spotify, where the production company — founded by Barack and […]

Do You Have a Development Deal With Audible Yet?

In The Miranda Obsession, listeners are treated to a series of late-night phone calls between a mysterious woman and a who’s who of Hollywood men. Using just her voice, the woman — known as Miranda — charms and seduces them into staying on the phone to gossip and reveal secrets they wouldn’t otherwise have told […]

George Clooney’s Smokehouse Pictures Strikes Development Deal With Audible (Exclusive)

Smokehouse Pictures, the production company founded by George Clooney and Grant Heslov, has inked a multi-project development deal with Audible for a slate of original audio projects. “We have both been avid listeners for many years, and we couldn’t be happier to team up with Audible to produce original content exclusively for this terrific service,” […]

Oscar-Nominated Doc Short ‘Audible’ Shines a Spotlight on the Maryland School for the Deaf

In Netflix’s Oscar-nominated documentary short Audible, themes of community, loss and identity are explored through the lives of several high school seniors at the Maryland School for the Deaf. Director Matt Ogens began his endeavor to make the project 12 years ago, having grown up just a few towns over from MSD. Nyle DiMarco, the […]

Audible Strikes First-Look Deal With Fresh Produce Media (Exclusive)

Audible has inked a first-look development and production deal with the audio entertainment company Fresh Produce Media. As part of the deal, Fresh Produce will create multiple scripted and documentary audio series across genres like arts and entertainment, music, wellness, true crime and science fiction. The first Audible Original from Fresh Produce, an eight-part audio documentary […]

Issa Rae’s Raedio Inks Multi-Project Podcast Development Deal With Audible (Exclusive)

Raedio, the audio company founded by Issa Rae, has inked an exclusive multi-project development deal with Audible for original podcasts. Working with Audible, Raedio will develop audio content across genres including scripted comedy and non-fiction, as well as seek out audio adaptations of existing shows and IP. Past projects produced by Raedio, alongside Tenderfoot TV […]

Rachel Brosnahan to Topline, Executive Produce Audible Original Based on Vanity Fair’s “The Miranda Obsession” (Exclusive)

In December 1999, Vanity Fair published “The Miranda Obsession,” an investigation from writer Bryan Burrough that was quite a jaw-dropper. It detailed how a mysterious woman, calling herself Miranda Grosvenor, cold-called famous and powerful men from Hollywood to New York beginning in the early 1980s. She not only managed to keep them on the line […]

John Lithgow on Playing a “Flamboyant” (Yet Reclusive) Writer in James Patterson Audio Drama ‘The Guilty’

Fans of John Lithgow may not get to see his face in his latest role. However, hearing his signature voice in James Patterson and Duane Swierczynski’s Audible Original drama The Guilty contributes to a highly immersive audio experience. The actor voices the reclusive, wildly successful writer Osmond Box, performing alongside Bryce Dallas Howard, Aldis Hodge, […]

Lena Waithe’s Hillman Grad Productions, Audible Strike Multi-Project Deal

Audible has struck a multi-project development deal with Lena Waithe and Rishi Rajani’s Hillman Grad Productions. The first project in the deal is an original comedy series, Kym, inspired by the actress and comedian Kym Whitley’s life. Whitley will star in the series and executive produce through her Kwik Whit Productions banner. “We’re so excited to […]

Queen Latifah’s Flavor Unit Inks First-Look Deal With Audible (Exclusive)

Audible has reached a multi-project first-look development deal with Queen Latifah and Shakim Compere’s Flavor Unit production company. The first project from this audio-only deal is a short-form Audible Original from the screenwriter Michael Elliot (Brown Sugar, Just Wright, Like Mike) that chronicles Elliot’s journey from being a homeless teenager living in Philadelphia to becoming […]

Audible Strikes First-Look Podcast Deal With Laura Dern and Jayme Lemons’ Jaywalker Pictures

Audible has inked a multi-project development and first-look podcast deal with Laura Dern and Jayme Lemons’ Jaywalker Pictures, the company said on Monday. As part of the deal, Dern and her producing partner Lemons will executive produce podcast projects alongside Jason Weinberg and Steven Nossokoff of Untitled Entertainment. Specific projects or topics have not yet […]