Molly Smith Metzler is expanding her relationship with Netflix.

the Maid The creator has signed a comprehensive, multi-year deal with the streaming giant and will create more socially conscious originals that feature empowering roles for women on both sides of the camera.

The news comes as Maid, which was produced by Warner Bros. Television as part of executive producer John Wells’ overall deal with the studio, continues to perform well for Netflix. The limited series, which launched on October 1, continues to rank in the top 10, with 469 million hours watched in its first 28 days, per Netflix.

“I am thrilled to join the Netflix family after what has already been a joyful and fulfilling partnership with Jinny Howe, who has given this playwright the opportunity to create Maidsaid Metzler. “From day one, my collaboration with the entire Netflix team has been open, creative and extremely supportive. I am honored to call Netflix my home and very excited to continue this celebration!

Metzler adapted Maid Memoirs of Stéphanie Land, Maid: hard work, low pay, and a mother’s will to survive. The series starring Margaret Qualley, Nick Robinson and Andie MacDowell currently has a 94% and 88% rating among critics and viewers, respectively, on aggregation site

Maid was the first Original produced by Wells for Netflix following Warner Bros.’ long-running Showtime adaptation. Shameless became a hit for the streamer. The comedy-drama starring William H. Macy ranked among the service’s most-watched acquired titles.

Metzler, a Juilliard graduate, worked with Wells on Shameless and Maid and previously wrote for Netflix’s Lionsgate-produced film Orange is the new black. She is replaced by CAA, Grandview and McGuin Frankel.

“I am honored to have worked closely with Molly over the years. As evidenced by his tremendous work on Maid, she’s a creative force and a gifted storyteller who knows how to be both deep and entertaining,” said Jinny Howe, VP of Drama Development at Netflix. “Bringing Maid onscreen was such a special collaboration – we’re proud of how it resonated culturally and look forward to Molly creating more impactful stories to come.

Metzler joins a rapidly growing list of writers/showrunners with overall deals at Netflix that includes Ryan Murphy, Shonda Rhimes and the Duffer Brothers, to name a few, as the streamer continues to make possession of its original programming an absolute priority.