During the red (well, blue) carpet premiere Thursday of the latest season of FX’s “Atlanta,” the singer, actor and creator praised Obama, 23, and her writing abilities.
“She’s just like, an amazingly talented person,” Glover told Vanity Fair in interview published Friday. “She’s really focused, and she’s working really hard.”
Glover signed onto a multi-million dollar deal with Amazon Studios in February, according to Variety and Deadline. One of the contract’s several projects will include the former first daughter in the writers’ room.
Former President Barack Obama has been vocal in the past about his daughter’s disinterest in politics after spending eight years in the White House. The eldest Obama daughter instead is interested in film and TV.
“I feel like she’s just somebody who’s gonna have really good things coming soon,” Glover said at the premiere, adding that “her writing style is great.”
The world won’t be able to watch the eldest Obama daughter’s skills yet as the upcoming project doesn’t have a confirmed title or premiere dates. But fans are finally getting to see Glover’s highly anticipated continuation of “Atlanta,” nearly four years after the second season premiered.
The FX series returned for Season 3 Thursday with weekly episodes (streaming on Hulu Fridays). The series which first premiered in 2016 follows four young Black people making their way through a sometimes absurd world in the Georgia city.
USA TODAY’s TV critic Kelly Lawler writes that “the new episodes live up to the ones that came before” adding that the two episodes made available to preview ran “the gamut of what ‘Atlanta’ can be: Bold, experimental, and allegorical; comedic and astute examinations of the mundanities and oddities of Black life.”
Contributing: Kelly Lawler