Jennifer Lopez and Netflix see the future together

October 12, 202156810 min


Jennifer Lopez has agreed to collaborate with Netflix and has signed a production deal on three Netflix original projects are officially announced and we present them to you below.

Jennifer Lopez is a complete artist, she is known both for her great roles in Hollywood and for her long career in the music industry. Some of her best-known films include Gigli, The Cell and Selena, released in 1997. In recent years, she has become best known for the film Hustlers, released in 2019.

In June 2021, it was announced that a “multi-year production agreement” had been reached (although Jennifer Lopez has since been linked to projects elsewhere). The deal is with Jennifer Lopez’s production company, Nuyorican Productions.

Jennifer Lopez is also expected to appear in Lionsgate’s 2022 film Shotgun Wedding.

Let’s take a look at the upcoming films in which Jennifer Lopez will star in front of and behind the camera:



The Mother
Director: Niki Caro
Writer: Misha Green

Described as a female-led action thriller, The Mother will be the first of the three currently announced movies to arrive on Netflix with production currently due to get underway later in 2021.

Here’s a full look at what you can expect from the story:

“When her violent past catches up with her, a woman in hiding from her criminal ex must work with a CIA agent to save the daughter she gave up for adoption years earlier.”

As we mentioned, production is currently due to get underway later this year. We’re told that the production schedule will last from October 4th through to January 28th, 2021.

The movie comes from Vertigo Entertainment and Great Lake Pictures ULC.

You can see more in our expanded preview for The Mother:




The Cipher
Writer: Isabella Maldonado

Adapting the novel from Isabella Maldonado, The Cipher was announced back in December 2020 although where it is in development is currently unknown.

Jennifer Lopez will headline the movie as FB Special Agent Nina Guerrera who notably escaped a serial killer’s trap at 16 now dedicates her life to getting justice. One case, the one featured in the movie, has her solving elaborate codes and riddles which leads her into a cat-and-mouse chase.






Director: Brad Peyton
Writer: Aron Eli Coleite

Announced shortly after the new production deal with Netflix is the sci-fi movie Atlas, however, we don’t currently know how far into production it is other than the script is ready.

The production, which is operated under the working title of Zero Time before Atlas, comes from Safehouse Pictures and ASAP Entertainment.

Here’s what you can expect from the movie:

“A rookie female marine gets stranded on a hostile planet during humanity’s space colonization.”



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Of course, until the release of these upcoming movies, you may want to see what Jennifer Lopez movies are already on the service. You can either see the list of JLO movies on Netflix via our dedicated library page or by searching her name in our search box.

Which of the three Jennifer Lopez projects coming to Netflix are you most looking forward to? Let us know in the comments.

Andrea Smadja

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