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Collider | 18.4.2019 22:40:08

Amazon Music’s Free Tier Is More Advertising Play Than Spotify Killer, Analysts Say

When news began to spread last week that Amazon Music’s long-anticipated free streaming tier was imminent, headlines emerged about its threat to Spotify and Apple Music, with some stories saying that Spotify’s stock price dropped in response to the news. But not only was today’s launch of the free t... #amazon #

Variety | 18.4.2019 22:20:34

Joel Edgerton Joins Barry Jenkins’ ‘Underground Railroad’ Amazon Series (EXCLUSIVE)

Joel Edgerton has signed on for a role in the Barry Jenkins’ Amazon series “The Underground Railroad,” Varietyhas learned exclusively. Edgerton will play the part of Ridgeway, a slavecatcher. He joins previously announced cast members Thuso Mbedu, Chase W. Dillon, and Aaron Pierre.... #amazon #

Variety | 18.4.2019 19:00:18

Amazon Music Launches Free Streaming Tier, Through Alexa Only (for Now)

Amazon Music today basically soft-launched its free streaming tier, in which U.S. customers of its Alexa voice assistant will have access to top Amazon Music playlists and thousands of stations, at no cost. The limited access that the new free service provides — it’s only available through Alexa, an... #amazon #

Variety | 18.4.2019 19:00:01

Fire TV Gets Official YouTube App, Amazon Video Goes Live on Google Devices

Amazon and Google have finally made peace: The two companies have agreed to bring their video services to each other’s devices in the coming months. At that point, Fire TV users will be able to access the official YouTube app, and Chromecast and Android TV users will finally be able to watch Amazon ... #amazon #

Variety | 18.4.2019 13:00:44

Full Trailer: Amazon’s “The Boys” Series

Amazon has released a full trailer for their new irreverent Prime Video series “The Boys” based on the acclaimed comic of the same name. Karl Urban, Elizabeth Shue, Jennifer Esposito, Karen Fukuhara, Laz Alonso, Jack Quaid, Tomer Kapon, Chace Crawford, Erin Moriarty, Antony Starr and Jes... #trailer #amazon #

Darkhorizons | 17.4.2019 16:15:09

‘The Boys’: Amazon Trailer Teases a Season of Edgy Superheroes, Explosions, and Even a Dolphin

Karl Urban and Jack Quaid's comic adaptation premieres July 26 on Amazon Prime Video. #trailer #amazon #

Decider | 17.4.2019 15:05:34

Jen MacLean Named Head of Worldwide Business Development at Amazon

Games industry veteran Jen MacLean joined Amazon Game Tech as the new head of worldwide business development for small and mid-size developers, Amazon announced Tuesday via a blog post. MacLean will assist game creators with development for AWS, Twitch Prime, Alexa, and Amazon.com. In an interview, ... #amazon #

Variety | 17.4.2019 15:00:22

Netflix, Amazon Launch Live Events In Expensive Streamer Battle For Emmy Voter Attention

In terms of Emmys, let the streamers battle begin as both Netflix and Amazon are again taking over Hollywood venues to show off their contenders to Television Academy members and other industryites in an up-close-and-personal kind of way. Today, Netflix announced the lineup for its third annual FYSE... #netflix #amazon #

Deadline | 16.4.2019 23:50:52

‘Utopia’: John Cusack To Star In Amazon Series

John Cusack is set to star opposite Sasha Lane and Rainn Wilsonin Utopia, Amazon’s straight-to-series adaptation of the British drama, written by Gone Girl author and screenwriter Gillian Flynn. Utopia follows a group of young adults who meet online that are mercilessly hunted by a shadowy deep stat... #amazon #

Deadline | 16.4.2019 21:00:47

John Cusack to Star in Amazon Series ‘Utopia’

John Cusack will star in a series regular role as Dr. Kevin Christie in Amazon’s upcoming show “Utopia.” In “Utopia,” a group of young adults who meet online are mercilessly hunted by a shadowy deep state organization after they come into possession of a near-mythical c... #amazon #

Variety | 16.4.2019 21:00:14

Barry Jenkins’ ‘The Underground Railroad’ Adaptation At Amazon Sets Thuso Mbedu, Aaron Pierre And Chase W. Dillon In Lead Roles

The cast of Barry Jenkins’s adaptation of Colson Whitehead’s bestselling novel The Underground Railroadis starting to come together. Thuso Mbedu, Aaron Pierre and Chase W. Dillon have been set to play Cora, Caesar and Homer respectively in the forthcoming Amazon series. A native of South Afric... #amazon #

Deadline | 16.4.2019 17:41:20

Barry Jenkins’ ‘Underground Railroad’ Series at Amazon Sets Three Main Cast Members

Barry Jenkins’ Amazon series based on the Colson Whitehead book “The Underground Railroad” is beginning to take shape. Variety has learned that the cast will be led by Thuso Mbedu as Cora, with Chase W. Dillon as Homer, and Aaron Pierre as Caesar. The project was first set up more than t... #amazon #

Variety | 16.4.2019 16:30:36

‘The Last Mrs. Parrish’: Drama Series Based On Novel In Works At Amazon With Cathy Schulman & Jeff Gaspin Producing

EXCLUSIVE: Amazon is developing a drama series based on The Last Mrs. Parrish, Liv Constantine’s best-selling debut novel, with Cathy Schulman’s Welle Entertainment and Jeff Gaspin’s Gaspin Media producing. Jessica Mecklenburg (The Twilight Zone, Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams, S... #amazon #

Deadline | 16.4.2019 16:27:19

New On Amazon Prime Video May 2019

Fleabag Season 2, Good Omens, Suspiria, and more! #amazon #

Decider | 16.4.2019 12:35:24

SAG-AFTRA Hires 7Park for Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Viewership Data

SAG-AFTRA has tapped 7Park Data Media and Entertainment to provide previously unavailable viewership data for titles on leading streaming platforms including Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime. The performers union announced the partnership Tuesday, two days after its national board launched the proces... #netflix #amazon #

Variety | 16.4.2019 12:00:31

Sterling K. Brown Joins Amazon’s ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’

UPDATE, with additional details Sterling K. Brown is joining The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel as a recurring cast member. The actor announced the news via an Instagram video, crediting creator and Executive Producer Amy Sherman-Palladino and Executive Producer Daniel Palladino with writing a new role for h... #amazon # #marvel

Deadline | 15.4.2019 17:58:39

Sterling K. Brown Joins ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ Season 3 at Amazon

Brown will star opposite Rachel Brosnahan in the Emmy-winning comedy. #amazon # #marvel

Decider | 15.4.2019 14:28:19

Cannes: Nicolas Winding Refn’s Amazon Series ‘Too Old To Die Young’ Heading For Film Festival

EXCLUSIVE: Drive director Nicolas Winding Refn is heading back to the Cannes Film Festival, but not in the way you might expect. Refn is expected in Cannes with his new Amazon TV series, Too Old To Die Young, I understand. This is shaping up to be the first Cannes in four years without a Netflix [&#... #amazon #

Deadline | 15.4.2019 13:48:40

The Best Horror Movies on Amazon Prime Right Now

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Collider | 13.4.2019 20:30:38

The 25 Best Movies On Amazon Prime Right Now

In the world of streaming subscription services, there's what's become known as the "big three." Netflix is still the biggest kahuna in the game, but Hulu and Amazon Prime are hot on its heels. Each service offers its own large selection of movies, with thousands of titles of var... #amazon #

Screenrant | 13.4.2019 12:04:03

Stream It Or Skip It: ‘Bug Diaries’ on Amazon Prime, In Which Cartoon Bugs Use Their Exorbitant Vocabularies To Entertain Preschoolers

This is the perfect show for four-year-olds who want to know what thrichobotria are. #amazon #

Decider | 12.4.2019 18:00:53

Hanna Season 2 Confirmed by Amazon

Joseph BaxterApr 12, 2019 Amazon wasted little time giving a green light to a second season of its action-drama, Hanna.Hanna Season 2 is officially a go at Amazon Prime!The 8-episode inaugural season of the action-drama – focused on the titular deadly, wilderness-trained teenager who's hunted b... #amazon #

Den of Geek | 12.4.2019 16:14:37

Hanna TV Show Renewed For Season 2 By Amazon

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Screenrant | 12.4.2019 9:04:01

What’s New On Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, And HBO This Weekend: ‘The Perfect Date’, ‘Game Of Thrones’, ‘Crazy Rich Asians’, And More

Plus Band Aid, Special, Guava Island, and more! #netflix #amazon #

Decider | 12.4.2019 9:00:05

‘Hanna’ Renewed For Season 2 By Amazon

On the heels of its series premiere, Amazon has renewed critically praised drama Hanna for a second season. Based on Joe Wright’s acclaimed 2011 film and written by David Farr (The Night Manager), Hanna’s eight-episode first season debuted globally March 29. The series is produced by NBCUniversal In... #amazon #

Deadline | 11.4.2019 19:18:06

‘Hanna’ Renewed for Season 2 at Amazon

“Hanna” has been renewed for a second season at Amazon. The series, which debuted on March 29, is based on the 2011 film of the same name. It follows the titular 15-year-old Hanna (Esmé Creed-Miles), who was raised in total seclusion in the remote woods of Eastern Europe. She has spent h... #amazon #

Variety | 11.4.2019 19:12:54

Donald Glover’s “Guava” To Be Free On Amazon

Amazon Studios has announced that they will be releasing New Regency’s top-secret Donald Glover-led tropical thriller feature “Guava Island” from this Saturday via its Prime Video service. The film will be available to stream for free without an Amazon Prime subscription and launch... #amazon #

Darkhorizons | 11.4.2019 16:04:14

‘The Hunt’ Adds Kate Mulvany As Series Regular, 5 More Join In Recurring Roles For Amazon Original

EXCLUSIVE: The cast for Amazon Prime Video’s vengeance-driven Nazi-hunting series executive produced by Academy Award winner Jordan Peele continues to grow with Kate Mulvany joining as a series regular and James Le Gros, Ebony Obsidian, Caleb Emery, Henry Hunter Hall and Jeannie Berlin boardin... #amazon #

Deadline | 11.4.2019 16:00:12

‘Hanna’ Renewed for Season 2 at Amazon Prime Video

Stars Esmé Creed-Miles, Mireille Enos, and Joel Kinnaman are set to return for the thriller's second season. #amazon #

Decider | 11.4.2019 15:28:11

Donald Glover’s ‘Guava Island’ To Stream For Free On Amazon After Coachella Premiere

Get ready to escape to the paradise known as Guava Island.Amazon announced today that the New Regency FilmGuava Islandstarring Donald Glover, Rihanna, Nonso Anozie, and Letitia Wright will launch globally at 12:01 am PT April 13 on Amazon. For those who don’t have Amazon — you’re in luck... #amazon #

Deadline | 11.4.2019 3:06:06

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Collider | 10.4.2019 23:30:02

Amazon Studios, Berlanti Productions Win Casey McQuiston Novel ‘Red White & Royal Blue’

EXCLUSIVE: In spirited bidding, Amazon Studios won an auction for the Casey McQuiston novel Red White & Royal Blue, an unexpected power couple romance. Ted Malawer is set to adapt. Berlanti Productions will produce. Amazon prevailed over bidders that includes Village Roadshow, Paramount, and War... #amazon #

Deadline | 10.4.2019 22:43:47

Amazon Starts Selling Its Echo Link Amp

Amazon finally began selling its Echo Link Amp Wednesday, making it easier for audiophiles to bring internet-connected music streaming and voice control to their favorite pair of speakers. The Link Amp is available on Amazon.com for $299.99, and was first announced in September of 2018. The device c... #amazon #

Variety | 10.4.2019 16:43:27

T-Mobile Rebrands Layer3 Service as ‘TVision Home,’ Inks Deal to Add Amazon Prime Video

T-Mobile unveiled a new name for its Layer3 TV internet television service — TVision Home — with enhanced features, and announced a deal with Amazon to add Prime Video to the service later in 2019. TVision Home will be available starting April 14 in eight markets (the same areas Layer3 T... #amazon #

Variety | 10.4.2019 14:01:03

Amazon Prime Video Launches Shorts Festival for Underrepresented Filmmakers

Amazon Prime Video has announced it will launch the All Voices Film Festival, a short-film competition for U.S. filmmakers from underrepresented backgrounds to compete for a grand prize of $25,000. Submissions must be created by or feature people from marginalized communities, such as people of colo... #amazon #

Variety | 8.4.2019 19:19:39

Amazon’s ‘Made In Heaven’ And ‘Four More Shots Please’ Reject The Outdated Mores of Indian Society In Favor Of Socially Progressive Attitudes

Both of these shows represent a welcome, progressive step forward for what Desi art can be. #amazon #

Decider | 8.4.2019 17:00:49

Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy Sign Overall Deal with Amazon

Alec Bojalad Apr 6, 2019 Westworld producers Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy are leaving Warner Bros. TV to sign a massive deal with Amazon.Westworldproducers Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy have well and truly found the center of the maze now. At that center? Lots and lots and lots of money.Variety reports... #amazon #

Den of Geek | 6.4.2019 18:20:59

Amazon Prime Plots Worldwide Release for Mexico’s ‘How to Be Single’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Amazon Prime Video is planning an unprecedented worldwide release of its first original Spanish-language scripted comedy series, (“How to Survive Being Single” (“Como Sobrevivir Soltero”). Jointly created by Mexico’s Zurita brothers, both actors, the series is co-produced by L.A.-based Campanario, S... #amazon #

Variety | 6.4.2019 17:18:10

“Westworld” Creators Jump To Amazon

“Westworld” showrunners and married couple Lisa Joy and Jonah Nolan have left Warner Bros. Television, both previously having individual overall deals with them. The pair have instead inked a rich nine-figure, four-year overall deal with Amazon said to be worth upward of $30 million per ... #amazon #

Darkhorizons | 6.4.2019 3:15:50

Jonathan Nolan, Lisa Joy Exit Warner Bros. TV for Massive Overall Deal at Amazon

Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy are the latest high-profile creators to make the move to a streaming platform. Variety has learned that Nolan and Joy and their Kilter Films banner have signed a massive overall deal at Amazon, meaning the pair will exit their current deal with Warner Bros. Television. So... #amazon #

Variety | 5.4.2019 19:30:39

Jonathan Nolan & Lisa Joy Ink Giant TV Overall Deal With Amazon Studios

Amazon Studios has entered the arms race for top TV showrunner talent with a mega overall deal with Westworld creators/executive producers/showrunners Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy, and their company Kilter Films.No one would comment but I hear the pact, which had been in the works for months, is for ... #amazon #

Deadline | 5.4.2019 19:30:34

Amazon Is Said to Work on Wireless Alexa Earbuds

Amazon is working on its own wireless earbuds that will offer direct access to the company’s Alexa smart assistant, according to a Bloomberg report out this week. The earbuds are said to be similar to Apple’s Airpods, and could launch as early as this year. Amazon did not immediately res... #amazon #

Variety | 5.4.2019 17:26:47

What’s New On Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, And HBO This Weekend: ‘Chilling Adventures Of Sabrina’, ‘The Tick’, ‘The Nun’, And More

Plus Legacies, Unicorn Store, Native Son, and more! #netflix #amazon #

Decider | 5.4.2019 9:00:16

Jeff Bezos’ Wife To Get 4% Of Amazon In Divorce Settlement

A petition for the divorce of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and his wife MacKenzie was filed Thursday, with Amazon saying in a SEC filing that as part of the deal MacKenzie will receive about 4% of the company, or 25% of the couple’s total stock.The online giant’s current market cap today is... #amazon #

Deadline | 4.4.2019 19:22:14