27-year-old multi-hyphenate entertainer Keke Palmer is taking her viral Instagram comedy sketches to Amazon. Palmer has teamed up with Amazon Unique Tales, an imprint of Amazon Publishing, to publish new quick story collection based mostly on her authentic Instagram characters and sketch comedy movies.
A press launch stated readers and listeners will have the ability to obtain the gathering as a Kindle eBook or as an Audible audiobook, carried out by Palmer herself.
The concept for her comedy sketches was born practically 5 years in the past on Instagram. Her quick binge-able sketches have amassed over 100 million views, with the headlining character, Woman Miss Jacqueline, gaining over 60 million views.
“What began as an Instagram sketch, led me to one in every of my most beloved characters, Woman Miss Jacqueline. She’s at all times been bigger than life—and an enormous image of the second once I realized I wished to create worlds for my viewers to get misplaced in. In impact, she was the start of my manufacturing journey. The chance to share what makes her not solely humorous however vital, is thrilling!” stated Palmer.
Palmer advised Variety that Amazon shares in her plans for her sketches, and now she will be able to co-produce her works with the enormous media platform. The gathering of comedy sketches shall be revealed by Amazon Unique Tales in fall 2021.
“The workforce at Amazon Unique Tales and I’ve a shared imaginative and prescient and what they’ve already been capable of accomplish pushes me to convey my greatest after which some. I can’t wait to collectively share a brand new facet of Woman Miss, her fact, and comedy with the world!” stated Palmer.
To this point, she has tackled points about class, race, femininity, and tradition in her quick tales and is thrilled to embark on this new part with Amazon, exploring extra themes which might be extra relatable to individuals rising up on this millennium.
“I feel there are lots of vital themes which might be going to be very relatable to the rising individual on this millennium, and so I’m excited to see how they really feel it’s expressed.”
Amazon Unique Tales writer Julia Sommerfeld stated, “We’re thrilled to workforce up with Keke to assist develop her distinctive imaginative and prescient and an unforgettable forged of characters right into a broader literary universe.
“We like to consider Amazon Unique Tales as serving as a playground for an innovator like Keke, to convey her ground-breaking characters to life in new methods and to push the boundaries of storytelling.”
Palmer’s quick tales, that includes illustrations all through, will take readers and listeners into the “hilarious and totally realized world of her beloved characters, increasing on their backstories and constructing a plot that solutions essentially the most requested questions from her followers,” based on the discharge.
Readers and listeners will not be going to get a brand new story every time however will get a special viewpoint every time from the identical story, Palmer said.