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Netflix and Alexander Woo Ink Series Overall Deal

Alexander Woo will work with Netflix to develop, write and produce content across drama and science fiction genres.


Netflix and Alexander Woo have entered into an overall deal for scripted series programming and other projects. Woo will work with Netflix to develop, write and produce content across drama and science fiction genres.

“We admire Alexander Woo’s passion for innovative storytelling and creating characters and narratives that captivate and transcend genres. We’re excited to have him on board and look forward to seeing what his creative talents bring to the screen next,” said Peter Friedlander, Vice President, Original Series, Netflix.

“I love telling stories with an urgency and a reason for being, and can’t wait to tell those stories together with my new partners at Netflix,” said Woo.  “I’m also grateful to AMC for giving me the opportunity to do that with THE TERROR: INFAMY.” 


Alexander Woo is a playwright, screenwriter, and writer/producer for television. He most recently was co-creator, showrunner and executive producer of the critically acclaimed series “The Terror: Infamy” on AMC, which was set during World War II, and centered on a series of bizarre deaths that haunted a Japanese-American community.

Named one of “TV Scribes to Watch” by Variety in 2019, Woo previously served as executive producer of HBO’s “True Blood,” earning an Emmy nomination, two Golden Globe nominations, and two NAACP Image Award nominations.  Other television credits include the Emmy-nominated Showtime series “Sleeper Cell,” the NBC series “LAX,” the FOX series “Wonderfalls,” and the WGN America series “Manhattan.” On the film side, Woo developed and wrote the screen adaptation of “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks” at HBO. His stage plays include the New York Times-acclaimed “Forbidden City Blues” (Pan Asian Rep), “In the Sherman Family Wax Museum” (Circle X), and “Debunked” (Triad Stage).

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