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    Amazon Orders Drama ‘The Expatriates’

    Amazon Studios has greenlit the drama series “The Expatriates” from Nicole Kidman’s Blossom Films. Based on the best-selling novel by Janice Y.K. Lee and screenwriter Alice Bell (“The Beautiful Lie”), “The Expatriates” will premiere exclusively on Amazon Prime Video in over 200 countries and territories. The logline: Set against the sensational backdrop of “The Vertical […]

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    Amazon Studios Orders Animated ‘Invincible’

    Amazon Studios has greenlit the hour-long animated series “Invincible” from writer Robert Kirkman (“The Walking Dead,” “Oblivion Song”) co-creator Cory Walker and artist Ryan Ottley. Based on the comic book series of the same name, the eight-episode series will premiere globally on Amazon Prime Video in over 200 countries and territories.   The logline: “Invincible” is an adult […]

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    Amazon Orders Untitled Just for Laughs Festival Docuseries

    Amazon has greenlit an untitled docuseries in collaboration with the Montreal Just for Laughs Festival, exclusively for Prime Video. The six-episode series will follow up-and-coming comedians in New York and Los Angeles as they compete to be selected for the “New Faces” showcase. “New Faces” is a launch pad for major comedic talent (including Kevin Hart, Amy […]

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    Amazon Orders ‘Modern Love’ Comedy Anthology Series

    Amazon Studios has given a straight-to-series order to “Modern Love,” which is a half-hour romantic comedy anthology series based on the New York Times column about love and human connection. John Carney (“Begin Again,” “Sing Street”) is set to write, direct, and produce the series in a collaboration between Storied Media Group and the New York Times. The first […]

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    Amazon Orders Limited Series ‘The Underground Railroad’

    Amazon has greenlit an 11-episode TV series based on Colson Whitehead’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel “The Underground Railroad” from Barry Jenkins’ PASTEL and Brad Pitt’s Plan B. The novel chronicles a young slave named Cora who escapes a Georgia plantation and makes her way to freedom. The logline of the series: Life is hell for all the slaves, but especially bad […]

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    Amazon Picks Up ‘The Expanse’ from Syfy

    Amazon has picked up a fourth season of drama “The Expanse” after its original home, Syfy, opted against renewing it. Said Alcon Entertainment Co-Founders and Co-CEOs Andrew Kosove and Broderick Johnson: “We couldn’t be more excited that ‘The Expanse’ is going to continue on Amazon Prime! We are deeply grateful that Jeff Bezos, Jen Salke, […]

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    Amazon Orders Docuseries with Kal Penn

    Amazon has greenlit an untitled docuseries from Will Ferrell, Adam McKay and Adam Davidson hosted by Kal Penn (“Designated Survivor,” “Harold & Kumar”). This new documentary series will follow Kal Penn as he embarks on an international tour of the global economy, exposing the fascinating, funny and mind-blowing ways that money plays a pivotal role in all […]

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    Amazon Renews ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ for Season 3

    Optimistic Amazon has greenlit critically acclaimed drama “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” prior to its second season run. Series creator Amy Sherman-Palladino confirmed the pick up while accepting a Peabody Award on Saturday. The series also won two Golden Globes in January for comedy series and lead comedy actress for star Rachel Brosnahan and it expected […]

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