Amazon Studios Names James Farrell Head of International Originals

Amazon Studios has named James Farrell as head of international originals. In the newly created role, Farrell will lead the international originals teams in Japan, India, Europe, Mexico and Brazil, as well as future locales. He’ll report to Jen Salke.Previously, Farrell was Amazon Studios̵... #amazon

Wrap | 19.10.2018 19:44:48

Amazon Names James Farrell Head of International Originals

Amazon Studios has named James Farrell head of international originals. Previously head of content, international expansion for the e-commerce giant’s entertainment arm, Farrell will, in his new role, lead the international original teams in Japan, India, Europe, Mexico and Brazil as well as f... #amazon

Variety | 19.10.2018 19:30:56

Amazon Studios Ups James Farrell To Head Of International Originals

James Farrell, Amazon Studios’ Head of Content, International Expansion, has been promoted to the newly created position of Head of International Originals. Amazon Studios boss Jennifer Salke announced the move Friday effective immediately. In the new role Farrell will lead the International O... #amazon

Deadline | 19.10.2018 19:30:10

“Jack Ryan” Was Amazon’s Biggest Launch Yet

Amazon’s original series “Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan” has succeeded in the way the streaming service hoped it would – it got eyeballs. The action-thriller series, starring John Krasinski, attracted nearly 40% of Prime Video users in the first month after its premiere. 7Park... #amazon

Darkhorizons | 19.10.2018 17:51:18

What’s New On Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime Video, And HBO This Weekend: ‘Daredevil’, ‘Making a Murderer’, ‘My Dinner with Hervé’, And More

Plus Lore, Wanderlust, The Missouri Breaks, and more! #netflix #amazon #hbo

Decider | 19.10.2018 9:00:45

Ebay Says Amazon ‘Illegally’ Poached High-Value Sellers in New Lawsuit

Ebay is suing Amazon, claiming the e-commerce giant illegally leveraged its internal messaging service to poach high-value sellers.The “startling” scheme was orchestrated by hundreds of Amazon reps with ties to the company’s Seattle headquarters, eBay said in its lawsuit, filed on ... #amazon

Wrap | 18.10.2018 16:34:48

‘Twelfth Night’-Inspired Musical TV Series With Gender Identity Theme In Works At Amazon From Steven Sater, Lauren Gussis

Amazon is developinga contemporary musical television series inspired by Shakespeare's Twelfth Night. It comes from Spring Awakening‘sSteven Sater, Insatiable creatorLauren Gussis, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend executive producer Marc Webb and Ryan Seacrest Prods. CBS TV Studios, whereGussis, Webb a... #amazon

Deadline | 17.10.2018 23:00:00

‘Utopia’: Toby Haynes To Direct Amazon Drama Based On UK Series

Amazon Studios has set Toby Haynes (Doctor Who) to direct Utopia, its nine-episode adaptation of the 2013-14 British drama series.Written byGone Girlauthor andscreenwriterGillian Flynn,Utopiafollowsa group of young adults who meet online that are mercilessly hunted by a shadowy deep state organizati... #amazon

Deadline | 17.10.2018 22:00:04

Tastemade Raises $35 Million From Goldman Sachs and Amazon

Tastemade, the digital media company known for its foodie-centric video content, hasclosed a $35 million Series E round of funding led by Goldman Sachs Growth Equity (GS Growth). The round also includes new investorsAmazon and Cool Japan Fund, which join existing investors Redpoint Ventures, Raine V... #amazon

Wrap | 17.10.2018 15:27:57

Tastemade Raises $35 Million in Funding From Investors Including Amazon

Tastemade, the lifestyle and food digital-media network and studio, closed $35 million in Series E funding, with ecommerce giant Amazon joining the mix for the latest round. The new financing — which brings millennial-focused Tastemade to about $115 million raised since its founding in 2012 &#... #amazon

Variety | 17.10.2018 14:32:39

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos: Social Media Inflames ‘Identity Politics, Tribalism’

Social media is helping drive Americans apart — but that doesn’t mean it should be abandoned altogether, according to Jeff Bezos.Speaking at Wired’s 25th anniversary conference on Monday, the Amazon chief executive said he believes major platforms like Facebook and Twitter exacerba... #amazon

Wrap | 15.10.2018 23:41:14

Amazon Games’ ‘The Grand Tour Game’ Trailer Shows Off New Seamless Transitions

Amazon Games’ latest trailer for its upcoming racer “The Grand Tour Game” features host James May introducing the game’s intriguing premise. “The Grand Tour Game” put players in the driver’s seat as they go from races to the familiar test track as they take ... #trailer #amazon

Variety | 15.10.2018 16:53:23

Amazon Prime’s Prime Video Direct Unveils New Titles from Latin America (EXCLUSIVE)

Prime Video Direct (PVD), Amazon Prime’s self-service program for studios, distributors, and content creators, has unveiled more than two dozen titles picked up from the 2018 Guadalajara Int’l Film Festival (FICG) where it launched its Film Festival Stars program (FFS) in the Latino market for the f... #amazon

Variety | 15.10.2018 15:49:13

Amazon Launches ‘Shark Tank’ Store Featuring Over 70 Products From ABC Competition Show

Amazon is now in the “as-seen-on-TV” business: The ecommerce giant launched an official retail outlet for “Shark Tank,” ABC’s reality-competition show in which entrepreneurs pitch product concepts to vie for funding. More than 70 products funded from “Shark Tank” judges... #amazon

Variety | 15.10.2018 15:23:45

Amazon's The Grand Tour Game Gets Its First Trailer

Amazon's The Grand Touris getting a video game and its first trailer has been released. The Grand Tour has been a tremendous success. The series, which was formed on the back of presenting trio Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, and James May departing BBC's Top Gearwith producer Andy Wilma... #trailer #amazon

Screenrant | 15.10.2018 9:10:08

‘Beautiful Boy’, ‘Cold War’ & ‘Suspiria’: Humanity’s Resilience Shines Strong In Amazon’s Awards Slate – The Contenders London

Amazon stopped by Deadline’s Contenders London conference today with not one, but three pics in potential contention: Pawel Pawlikowski’sCold War, Luca Guadagnino’sSuspiria,andFelix Van Groeningen’sBeautiful Boy.And if there’s a thruline running throughout the trio, it&... #amazon

Deadline | 13.10.2018 23:38:35

Amazon’s Fire TV Stick Is Nearly Half Off For A Limited Time Only

We have a feeling that the upcoming new Fire TV Stick 4K is going to be one of the hottest sellers of the season. #amazon

Decider | 13.10.2018 10:40:34

‘A Head Full of Dreams’ Trailer Reveals Amazon’s Coldplay Documentary

Amazon Studios has released the first trailer for A Head Full of Dreams, which is a documentary that chronicles the 20-year history of the band Coldplay. Music documentaries can be a very mixed bag. A lot of times, the ego of the artist supersedes the integrity of the film, to the point that the doc... #trailer #amazon

Collider | 12.10.2018 15:52:03

Stream It Or Skip It: ‘The Romanoffs’ On Amazon Prime, Matthew Weiner’s Anthology Series About Bad People Who (Might) Be Related To Russian Oligarchs

Aaron Eckhart, Kerry Bishé, Corey Stoll, Kathryn Hahn, John Slattery, Christina Hendricks and more star in the new series from the creator of Mad Men. #amazon

Decider | 12.10.2018 11:15:15


Hulu, Amazon Stream Pocket.watch Kids Shows Featuring YouTube Stars (EXCLUSIVE)

Pocket.watch has repackaged content from top YouTube kids franchises — including the mega-popular Ryan ToysReview channel — into half-hour TV show formats that are now streaming on Hulu and Amazon Prime Video. The startup is looking to sell the collection of TV shows internationally, too... #amazon

Variety | 11.10.2018 13:01:44

Zack Snyder Says a DCEU Amazon/Atlantean Team-Up 'Seems Inevitable'

Zack Snyder believes that a team-up between the Amazons from Wonder Woman and Atlantean warriors from Aquaman is an inevitable future. Though the director left Justice League halfway through production, Snyder is responsible for much of the early goings of the DCEU. He directed Man of Steel, Batman ... #amazon

Screenrant | 11.10.2018 12:10:54

Onza, Atresmedia, Amazon Unveil ‘Pequenas Coincidencias’ Cast (EXCLUSIVE)

MADRID — Marta Hazas, who has leapt to fame as the absolute lead of “Velvet Collection” – Movistar + first original series which it sold to Netflix – will now star opposite series creator Javier Veiga in “Pequenas Coincidencias,” a more unusual romantic comedy which marks several n... #amazon

Variety | 11.10.2018 8:12:30

Blake Lively Scripted Series in the Works at Amazon

Amazon is developing a new show with “Gossip Girl” alum Blake Lively, the company announced on Wednesday.Head of Amazon Studios Jennifer Salke announced the project at the Vanity Fair New Establishment summit, revealing that the company was close to a deal with Lively for a scripted seri... #amazon

Wrap | 10.10.2018 22:28:01

Blake Lively Will Develop A Show For Amazon, Jennifer Salke Says

Amazon Studios head Jennifer Salke joined in a procession of entertainment executives to break news from the stage at the Vanity Fair New Establishment Summit on Wednesday, saying that Blake Lively will bring a scripted show to the streaming service.Salke said she has been meeting in New York with t... #amazon

Deadline | 10.10.2018 22:05:39

Amazon’s Jennifer Salke Teases Blake Lively Scripted Series

Amazon Studios is close to a deal with actor Blake Lively for a new scripted series. Jennifer Salke, head of the e-commerce giant’s entertainment division, teased the project Wednesday and the Vanity Fair New Establishment Summit. Speaking with Vanity Fair‘s Krista Smith, Salke said that... #amazon

Variety | 10.10.2018 22:01:23

The Best Horror Movies on Amazon Prime Right Now

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Collider | 6.10.2018 18:10:38

First Trailer: Amazon’s “Good Omens” Series

Amazon Prime Video has premiered the first trailer and posters for “Good Omens” following their release at New York Comic-Con. BBC Studios is behind the six-part television adaptation based on the best-selling novel by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett. The contemporary story is set on the... #trailer #amazon

Darkhorizons | 6.10.2018 17:28:07

Amazon Releases ‘Good Omens’ Trailer at New York Comic-Con (Watch)

An angel and a demon work together to save the world, what could possibly go wrong? That is the question posed by the “Good Omens” trailer that Amazon released at New York Comic-Con on Saturday. “We need to talk…about armageddon,” David Tennant’s Crowley says. ... #trailer #amazon

Variety | 6.10.2018 15:15:24

‘Sneaky Pete’: Jeff Ross To Recur On Season 3 Of Amazon Series

Comedy Central roast star Jeff Ross is set for a recurring role on the upcoming third season of Amazon's hit series Sneaky Pete.Created by Bryan Cranston and David Shore, Sneaky Pete stars Emmy nominee Giovanni Ribisi as con man Marius, who left prison only to find himself hunted by the vicious ... #amazon

Deadline | 5.10.2018 23:29:37

‘The Boys': First Look at ‘The Seven’ in Amazon Superhero Series (Video)

A new look at the upcoming Amazon superhero series “The Boys” was revealed at the show’s panel at New York Comic-Con on Friday, complete with a surprise cameo from Simon Pegg, whose likeness was the inspiration for “Hughie” in the original comic book series.Pegg will ap... #amazon

Wrap | 5.10.2018 21:31:02

Simon Pegg Joins Amazon’s ‘The Boys’, Makes Surprise Panel Appearance – New York Comic Con

A member of Comic Con royalty joined Amazon's The Boys today onstage in New York as Simon Pegg made a surprise visit to announce he is joining the Amazon series.Walking out with a “hello everybody,” the Shaun of the Dead, Star Trek and Mission: Impossible alum said he will play the f... #amazon

Deadline | 5.10.2018 19:23:28

What’s New On Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime Video, And HBO This Weekend: ‘Big Mouth’, ‘The Man in the High Castle’, ‘Game Night’, And More

Plus Into the Dark, Flight of the Conchords: Live in London, and more! #netflix #amazon #hbo

Decider | 5.10.2018 9:00:21

Amazon's The Boys TV Show Casts Simon Pegg As Hughie's Dad

Simon Pegg has joined Amazon'sThe Boys series as Hughie's father.The comic book series for which the show is based on was created by Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson in 2006, telling the tale of a group of vigilante heroes set in a world where corrupted super powered individuals reign supr... #amazon

Screenrant | 5.10.2018 1:10:05

‘Thursday Night Football’ on Amazon Prime Video: How to Access Hannah Storm and Andrea Kremer’s Commentary

Before you can watch Storm and Kremer make sports history, you have to change your Prime Video audio settings. Here's how. #amazon

Decider | 4.10.2018 16:30:20

‘Panic’: Ray Nicholson, Will Chase & Kevin Alves Join Amazon YA Pilot As Series Regulars

Ray Nicholson, Will Chase and Kevin Alves have landed series-regular roles inAmazonStudios' YA pilotPanic, from writer Lauren Oliver based on her best-selling book and producers Joe Roth & Jeff Kirschenbaum.Written and created by Oliver,Paniccenters on a forgotten rural town where every year... #amazon

Deadline | 4.10.2018 15:30:00

New York Comic Con 2018 Schedule Day 2: Amazon Arrives With ‘The Man in the High Castle’

New York Comic Con 2018 kicked off Wednesday night with the world premiere of DCUniverse’s first live-action series “Titans,” along with the news that the Brenton Thwaites-led show has been renewed for a second season.Day 2 brings the arrival of Amazon, kicking off their presence i... #amazon

Wrap | 4.10.2018 15:17:13

New World: Leaked Footage From Amazon's MMO

Matthew ByrdOct 4, 2018 This newly shared footage of Amazon's New World is kind of a mixed bag.Footage of New World, Amazon's mysterious upcoming MMO project, has been leaked online via...PornHub?While the footage first appeared on one of the world's most popular porn sites, it was ev... #amazon

Den of Geek | 4.10.2018 14:53:29

Leaked Footage of Amazon’s MMO ‘New World’ Shows Hunting, Crafting

Footage of Amazon’s “New World” was leaked on PornHub and subsequently examined by YouTube channel Less than Epic on Wednesday, found via PCGamer. The leak comes from a player from the closed beta of Amazon Game Studio’s upcoming “New World,” breaking the NDA, whi... #amazon

Variety | 4.10.2018 14:04:43

‘The Wheel of Time’ Adaptation Ordered by Amazon as One-Hour Action-Fantasy Series

Amazon Studios recently announced it has ordered the one-hour action fantasyThe Wheel of Timeto series. Based upon Robert Jordan’s best-selling fantasy novels, which have sold more than 90 million copiesworldwide, the series was adapted for TV by Rafe Judkins (Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,Chuck) who also ... #amazon

Collider | 3.10.2018 15:15:24