By Patrick Munn | April 20, 2021 - 11:22 am | No Comments
Amazon has handed out a pilot order to Shelter, an adaptation of Harlan Coben's Mickey Bolitar novel trilogy that hails from MGM International Television Production. “I can’t wait to work on this adaptation of my young-adult novels with the talented people at Amazon and MGM International TV Productions,” said Harlan Coben, who serves as an executive producer on the project alongside Erik Barmack and showunner Ed Decter.
By Patrick Munn | July 3, 2019 - 9:52 pm | No Comments
The Lord Of The Rings had found its helmer. J.A. Bayona (The Orphanage, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, The Impossible) has been tapped to direct the opening block of episodes of Amazon Prime Video's TV series based on J.R.R. Tolkien’s novels.
By Patrick Munn | June 14, 2018 - 7:49 pm | No Comments
Amazon Studios has sealed a first look deal with multiple award winner Nicole Kidman and her production company Blossom Films for theatrical, television series, and digital content. The streaming service and Kidman's Blossom will work together to develop original series that will be available exclusively on Amazon Prime Video globally in over 200 countries and territories, as well as movies that will engage viewers in cinemas.
By Patrick Munn | August 15, 2017 - 7:35 pm | No Comments
Michael Sheen (Masters Of Sex) and David Tennant (Marvel's Jessica Jones) have been set as the leads in Good Omens, Amazon's six episode comedy horror series which is being produced in association with the BBC.
By Patrick Munn | June 28, 2017 - 10:59 am | No Comments
ITV has teamed up with Amazon Studios to commission a new seven episode adaptation of William Makepeace Thackeray’s Vanity Fair from Victoria and Endeavour indie Mammoth Screen. ITV will serve as the UK broadcaster. Olivia Cooke (Bates Motel) is attached to star.
By Patrick Munn | April 10, 2017 - 3:03 pm | No Comments
Amazon has picked up The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, their drama pilot from Gilmore Girls creator Amy Sherman-Palladino, to series with a two-season order, TVWise has learned. This marks the largest series commitment that the streaming service has handed out since entering the originals space with Alpha House in 2013.
By Patrick Munn | February 27, 2017 - 2:34 pm | No Comments
Sky Vision has locked down a new U.S. partner for Fortitude. Sky's international sales division has sold the arctic crime drama to Amazon Prime Video in the United States. The first season of the show has been available on the streaming service since last January and the second season - now marketed as an Amazon Original Series - will premiere later this year.