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Sorry, "Good Omens" Haters: Neil Gaiman Loved Your Petition for Netflix to Cancel the Show

Remember when Good Omens premiered on Amazon Prime earlier this year? A whole bunch of people got upset about it. The original novel by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman is a long-beloved and cherished fantasy-comedy, but apparently fanatical Christians aren't fans. Over 20,000 people apparently signed a petition condemning the show for taking "another step […]


"Fleabag" Creator Phoebe Waller-Bridge Signs Overall Amazon Studios Deal

Fresh off her multiple wins at the Emmy Awards, Phoebe Waller-Bridge has signed an overall production deal with Amazon Studios. This is no surprise considering Fleabag has been a huge hit and cultural touchstone. It and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel have won Amazon Studios multiple Emmys and helped define the identity of the streaming service. […]

The Vast of Night Acquired By Amazon Studios

Before Its TIFF Premiere "The Vast of Night" Was Acquired by Amazon Studios

The Vast of Night was acquired by Amazon Studios ahead of the film's Canadian premiere during the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival. This is the first film in years–if not ever–to premiere during the Slamdance Film Festival and go on to screen during Toronto. The film, directed by Andrew Patterson, would go onto become a […]

"The Goldfinch" Review: A Lifeless and Boring Slog

"The Goldfinch" Review: A Lifeless and Boring Slog

The Goldfinch is a boring slog of a film where it non-linear storytelling somehow makes it even more incoherent. Director: John Crowley A boy in New York is taken in by a wealthy Upper East Side family after his mother is killed in a bombing at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. There is a lot […]

“The Irishman” a Scorsese Mob Powder Keg Reunion for DeNiro, Pesci and Pacino [TRAILER]

Netflix Can't Give Martin Scorsese's "The Irishman" a Wide Theatrical Release

Netflix is unable to give Martin Scorsese's The Irishman a wide theatrical release before hitting their platform as agreements haven't been reached. Martin Scorsese is a big-name director with multiple Oscar nominations under his belt. Moreover, the production budget for the film is well north of $150 million because of the visual effects. Because of […]


Is Apple TV+ a "Stream" Worth Traveling Down? [OPINION]

Last night, Bloomberg reported that Apple would launch the Apple TV+ streaming service in November with a $9.99 monthly subscription fee. There will be five shows available at launch: The Morning News, See, Amazing Stories, Truth be Told and documentary series Home. According to Bloomberg, there will probably be a free trial before credit cards […]

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"Lord of the Rings" Hires Dino Director to Helm Series Debut

Deadline is reporting that Amazon has hired Juan Antonio (J.A.) Bayona to direct the first two episodes of their The Lord of the Rings television series, which is being created to run on their Prime Video service. Bayona recently directed Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom. The series will explore new areas of the story-lines surrounding the […]

Rachel Brosnahan Scores First Look Deal with Amazon

Amazon knows a good thing when they see it- in this case, a really good working relationship with The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel star Rachel Brosnahan. The mega-corporation just signed a pretty big first-look deal with the rising star, who has already won an Emmy, two Golden Globes, two Critics Choice Awards, and a SAG Award […]

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"Crashing" is "Fleabag" Creator Phoebe Waller-Bridge's "Lost" Series Gem

I recently discovered Crashing, the forgotten sitcom that Fleabag creator Phoebe Waller-Bridge created and wrote. Most of us are familiar with Waller-Bridge as the insanely talented writer and actor responsible for the brilliant series Fleabag and Killing Eve. The former's premiere on BBC3 in 2016 heralded Waller-Bridge's arrival as a singular talent. She displayed a […]

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"The Hunt": Amazon, Jordan Peele Nazi-Hunting Series Casts 5 in Key Recurring Roles

Amazon Studios and Oscar-winning writer/director Jordan Peele (Get Out) have signed five key recurring cast members to its vengeance-driven Nazi-hunting series The Hunt: Julissa Bermudez (BET's 106 & Park), Becky Ann Baker (Men in Black), Josh Mostel (Big Daddy), Miles G. Jackson (The Last O.G.), and Jonno Davies (Spotless). The Perks of Being a Wallflower's […]

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Kinnear Joins Kudrow on Amazon's 'Good People' Pilot

Greg Kinnear will be joining Lisa Kudrow on the pilot for Amazon's Good People as the male lead. Good People is being developed for Amazon by Empire's Lee Daniels, and 2 Broke Girls co-creator Whitney Cummings, who also stars in the pilot. Good People is also being produced by Amazon Studios and Fox 21 Television Studios. Cummings and Daniels […]

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[Rumor] 'Game of Thrones' Bryan Cogman Heading Amazon's 'Lord of the Rings'

While we're waiting for official confirmation, it sounds like former Game of Thrones writer and third-head of the creative dragon for the HBO series Bryan Cogman will be leading Amazon's upcoming Lord of the Rings series. Cogman was loremaster for 8 seasons on Game of Thrones, and was the favorite to head the first Westeros spinoff series on […]

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Lisa Kudrow Set to Headline 'Good People' for Amazon

Amazon Prime Video has a Friend coming to the streaming service, with Lisa Kudrow now signed on to star and executive produce a new half hour comedy pilot. Good People is being developed by Empire co-creator Lee Daniels and Whitney Cummings, who co-created 2 Broke Girls on CBS. Good People is also being produced by […]