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Amazon Studios

  1. adaptations
    The Lord of the Rings TV Series Taps Jurassic World Director J.A. BayonaThe filmmaker will direct the first two episodes.
  2. the industry
    Amazon Is Making Utopia Series With Gillian FlynnThe author has also signed an overall development deal with Amazon Studios.
  3. trailer
    Beautiful Boy Trailer: Timothée Chalamet and Steve Carell Will Break Your HeartSee it in theaters October 12.
  4. movies
    Steve Carell and Timothée Chalamet Will Break Your Heart in Beautiful BoyWhy must we watch our faves be so sad?
  5. Is This How Amazon Rates Its TV Shows?A new report from Reuters suggests that the “first stream” matters a lot.
  6. Why Amazon Just Hired the NBC Exec Behind This Is Us to Replace Roy PriceAfter a months-long search for Roy Price’s replacement, the tech giant has hired Jen Salke to run Amazon Studios.
  7. the industry
    Amazon Isn’t Going to Buy Your Cute Little Rom-Com AnymoreThe studio might skip awards darlings for bigger-budget crowd-pleasers.
  8. Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot: Joaquin Phoenix and Jonah Hill’s BromanceSee it in theaters May 11.
  9. the industry
    Another Amazon TV Executive Is Leaving the CompanyJoe Lewis oversaw drama and comedy development.
  10. What Does Roy Price’s Departure Mean for Amazon Studios?Hollywood is wondering whether it will mark the beginning of an even bigger shake-up at the streamer.
  11. sexual harassment
    Ex-Amazon Exec Reportedly Asked If Big Little Lies Stars Would ‘Show Their Tits’During a company holiday party, ex–Amazon chief Roy Price asked if the two stars of Big Little Lies would “show their tits.”
  12. the industry
    Amazon Exec Roy Price Is on Leave of Absence After Sexual-Harassment AccusationAmazon is also reviewing the projects they have with the Weinstein Company.
  13. streaming wars
    Does Amazon Need Its Pilot Season Anymore?Pilot season might not go away entirely, but its days as one of Amazon Prime Video’s defining characteristics are probably over.
  14. tv review
    Comrade Detective Isn’t a Satire of AnythingBe suspicious of anybody who tells you that this show is a laugh riot.
  15. movies
    The Linda Tripp and Monica Lewinsky Drama Linda and Monica Heads to AmazonFlint Wainess’s screenplay made the Black List in 2016.
  16. Amazon Studios Is Bringing You a Rihanna–Adam Driver Musical DramaThe band Sparks will write and compose the film’s original songs.
  17. Talking to the Gatekeepers of TV ComedyThe network executives behind Atlanta, Transparent, and more discuss how they find new talent and the best way to pitch a show.
  18. the industry
    Jill Soloway Will Produce a Musical-Comedy Series for Amazon StudiosThe show will come from Transparent writer Ethan Kuperberg.
  19. tv
    Amazon Studio’s The Tick Looks Properly Ridiculous in New Set Photos“Spooooooon!”
  20. amazon studios
    Amazon Orders a New Film From Jill Soloway, the Shonda Rhimes of StreamingTen Aker Wood is a partly autobiographical story about a woman who lives on a pot farm.
  21. the industry
    Julianne Moore & Haynes Might Do an Amazon MovieAmazon is allegedly close to a deal.
  22. roundtable
    Pfefferman Siblings on Transparent’s New SeasonThe trio spoke to us about their real-life preparations for the emotionally intense season ahead.
  23. Amazon Renews ‘Transparent’ for a Third SeasonMore Transparent is headed to Amazon. According to THR, the Jill Soloway-created comedy has officially received a season 3 renewal way ahead of […]
  24. Amazon Will Premiere Rob Delaney and Sharon Horgan’s ‘Catastrophe’ on […]Last month, Amazon picked up Rob Delaney and Sharon Horgan’s Channel 4 comedy Catastrophe to premiere in the US, but they’re taking an […]
  25. across the streaming-verse
    How Amazon Became the Moneyball NetworkIt’s turned last-dibs status into a competitive advantage.
  26. Rob Delaney and Sharon Horgan’s ‘Catastrophe’ Is Coming to AmazonRob Delaney and Sharon Horgan’s new Channel 4 comedy Catastrophe is coming to the States. Variety reports that Amazon has signed a deal with […]
  27. Amazon to Stream ‘Transparent’ for Free This SaturdayIf you’re not an Amazon Prime member, you can still check out the streaming network’s Golden Globe-winning original series Transparent this […]
  28. Amazon’s Next Round of Pilots Premiere Next WeekLast year Amazon Studios added a new batch of pilots for series consideration, and today the streaming network announced that they’ll be […]
  29. Amazon Studios Adds Another Round of Original PilotsAmazon Studios announced a batch of seven new pilots that will be up for consideration in early 2015, and much like its most recent hit […]
  30. Amazon Renews ‘Transparent’ for a Second SeasonMore Transparent is coming to Amazon. Deadline reports today that the streaming network has already renewed the Jill Soloway-created series […]
  31. Watch Amazon’s Three New Comedy PilotsAmazon has released its next batch of pilots up for consideration on Amazon Instant Video today, including three comedies from Whit Stillman, […]
  32. Amazon Adds Comedy Pilot ‘Red Oaks’ from Steven SoderberghAmazon Studios has added another comedy pilot to its lineup for pickup consideration later this year. According to Variety, the online network […]
  33. Amazon Orders a Dramedy Series by Whit Stillman Starring Adam Brody and […]Amazon announced in a press release today that they’ve greenlit two new series, including a dramatic comedy written, directed, and produced by […]
  34. Amazon Studios Orders ‘Mozart in the Jungle’ and ‘Transparent’ to SeriesLast month, Amazon Studios added 10 new pilots to its original slate including three comedies, and Variety reports that two have officially […]
  35. Looking at Amazon’s Three New Comedy PilotsAmazon released their new slate of pilots for free online last week, including three new comedies Mozart in the Jungle, The Rebels, and […]
  36. Amazon Studios Adds 3 New Comedy Pilots, Including One from Roman Coppola […]Like last year, Amazon has announced its new slate of pilots, which are available for free on Amazon Instant Video and will be picked up based […]
  37. Amazon’s ‘Betas’ Could Be Great, But Isn’t Quite There YetThe pilot of the new Amazon Studios comedy series Betas showed a lot of promise. Though it was only in the middle of our rankings last spring, […]
  38. Amazon Bought a Comedy Pilot From Roman Coppola and Jason SchwartzmanAmazon Studios is launching its two new series, Alpha House and Betas, next year, but the streaming service has already ordered three new […]
  39. Amazon Officially Picks Up ‘Beta House’ and ‘Alphas’ and Not ‘Onion News […]Last month, online retailer Amazon.com unveiled its first-ever slate of original TV shows, promising a bright future for streaming television […]
  40. Amazon Orders ‘Alpha House’ and ‘Betas’ to Series, Passes on ‘Browsers’Amazon debuted eight original comedy pilots on the online retailer’s streaming service last month, and they’re currently in the process of […]
  41. Amazon Is Announcing Which Pilots It Picked Up SoonLast month, online retailer Amazon released its first batch of original TV pilots online, allowing viewers to have a hand in deciding which […]
  42. Talking to the Grawlix Guys About Making ‘Those Who Can’t’, Their Pilot […]After meeting at an open mic several years ago, Denver-based comedy trio, Adam Cayton-Holland, Benjamin Roy, and Andrew Orvedahl have become […]
  43. Looking at Amazon’s 10 New Comedy Pilots Currently in DevelopmentLast month, Amazon launched eight comedy pilots as part of their efforts to create a number of new original TV series. While many of these came […]
  44. Ranking Amazon’s 8 New Comedy Pilots, from Worst to FirstAmazon.com kicked off its expansion into creating original TV series on Friday with the debut of eight comedy pilots. While some of the shows […]
  45. Jon Daly Will Star in the Amazon Pilot ‘Betas’ Jon Daly, a regular actor and writer on Comedy Central’s Kroll Show and the host of the Earwolf podcast Rafflecast, has been cast in the lead […]
  46. Amazon Buys Two New Original ComediesOnline retailer Amazon is gearing up to launch its first batch of original shows, and it looks like they’ll be making a big push for comedy. […]