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The Lord of the Rings
TV Series Taps
Director J.A. Bayona
The filmmaker will direct the first two episodes.
Amazon Is Making
Series With Gillian Flynn
The author has also signed an overall development deal with Amazon Studios.
Trailer: Timothée Chalamet and Steve Carell Will Break Your Heart
See it in theaters October 12.
Steve Carell and Timothée Chalamet Will Break Your Heart in
Why must we watch our faves be so sad?
Anne Victoria Clark
Is This How Amazon Rates Its TV Shows?
A new report from Reuters suggests that the “first stream” matters a lot.
Why Amazon Just Hired the NBC Exec Behind
This Is Us
to Replace Roy Price
After a months-long search for Roy Price’s replacement, the tech giant has hired Jen Salke to run Amazon Studios.
Amazon Isn’t Going to Buy Your Cute Little Rom-Com Anymore
The studio might skip awards darlings for bigger-budget crowd-pleasers.
Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot
: Joaquin Phoenix and Jonah Hill’s Bromance
See it in theaters May 11.
Another Amazon TV Executive Is Leaving the Company
Joe Lewis oversaw drama and comedy development.
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.
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.”
Amazon Exec Roy Price Is on Leave of Absence After Sexual-Harassment Accusation
Amazon is also reviewing the projects they have with the Weinstein Company.
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.
Isn’t a Satire of Anything
Be suspicious of anybody who tells you that this show
is a laugh riot.
Matt Zoller Seitz
The Linda Tripp and Monica Lewinsky Drama
Linda and Monica
Heads to Amazon
Flint Wainess’s screenplay made the Black List in 2016.
Amazon Studios Is Bringing You a Rihanna–Adam Driver Musical Drama
The band Sparks will write and compose the film’s original songs.
Talking to the Gatekeepers of TV Comedy
The network executives behind
and more discuss how they find new talent and the best way to pitch a show.
Jill Soloway Will Produce a Musical-Comedy Series for Amazon Studios
The show will come from
writer Ethan Kuperberg.
Looks Properly Ridiculous in New Set Photos
Amazon Orders a New Film From Jill Soloway, the Shonda Rhimes of Streaming
Ten Aker Wood
is a partly autobiographical story about a woman who lives on a pot farm.
Julianne Moore & Haynes Might Do an Amazon Movie
Amazon is allegedly close to a deal.
Pfefferman Siblings on
’s New Season
The trio spoke to us about their real-life preparations for the emotionally intense season ahead.
Stacey Wilson Hunt
Amazon Renews ‘Transparent’ for a Third Season
More Transparent is headed to Amazon. According to THR, the Jill Soloway-created comedy has officially received a season 3 renewal way ahead of […]
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 […]
across the streaming-verse
How Amazon Became the
It’s turned last-dibs status into a competitive advantage.
Rob Delaney and Sharon Horgan’s ‘Catastrophe’ Is Coming to Amazon
Rob Delaney and Sharon Horgan’s new Channel 4 comedy Catastrophe is coming to the States. Variety reports that Amazon has signed a deal with […]
Amazon to Stream ‘Transparent’ for Free This Saturday
If you’re not an Amazon Prime member, you can still check out the streaming network’s Golden Globe-winning original series Transparent this […]
Amazon’s Next Round of Pilots Premiere Next Week
Last year Amazon Studios added a new batch of pilots for series consideration, and today the streaming network announced that they’ll be […]
Amazon Studios Adds Another Round of Original Pilots
Amazon Studios announced a batch of seven new pilots that will be up for consideration in early 2015, and much like its most recent hit […]
Amazon Renews ‘Transparent’ for a Second Season
More Transparent is coming to Amazon. Deadline reports today that the streaming network has already renewed the Jill Soloway-created series […]
Watch Amazon’s Three New Comedy Pilots
Amazon has released its next batch of pilots up for consideration on Amazon Instant Video today, including three comedies from Whit Stillman, […]
Amazon Adds Comedy Pilot ‘Red Oaks’ from Steven Soderbergh
Amazon Studios has added another comedy pilot to its lineup for pickup consideration later this year. According to Variety, the online network […]
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 […]
Amazon Studios Orders ‘Mozart in the Jungle’ and ‘Transparent’ to Series
Last month, Amazon Studios added 10 new pilots to its original slate including three comedies, and Variety reports that two have officially […]
Looking at Amazon’s Three New Comedy Pilots
Amazon released their new slate of pilots for free online last week, including three new comedies Mozart in the Jungle, The Rebels, and […]
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 […]
Amazon’s ‘Betas’ Could Be Great, But Isn’t Quite There Yet
The 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, […]
Amazon Bought a Comedy Pilot From Roman Coppola and Jason Schwartzman
Amazon Studios is launching its two new series, Alpha House and Betas, next year, but the streaming service has already ordered three new […]
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 […]
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 […]
Amazon Is Announcing Which Pilots It Picked Up Soon
Last month, online retailer Amazon released its first batch of original TV pilots online, allowing viewers to have a hand in deciding which […]
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 […]
Looking at Amazon’s 10 New Comedy Pilots Currently in Development
Last 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 […]
Ranking Amazon’s 8 New Comedy Pilots, from Worst to First
Amazon.com kicked off its expansion into creating original TV series on Friday with the debut of eight comedy pilots. While some of the shows […]
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 […]
Amazon Buys Two New Original Comedies
Online 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. […]