Amazon Studios' original series productions range from Amy Sherman-Palladino's award-winning The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel to Philip K. Dick's Man in the High Castle.
On the film side, Amazon Studios produces and acquires original movies for theatrical release and early window distribution exclusively for their Amazon Prime members. At the 2017 Academy Awards, Amazon Studios became the first streaming service to win Oscars for Manchester by the Sea.
Bleeding Cool follows Amazon Studios' efforts closely, with their upcoming duo classic fantasy series, Lord of the Rings (based on a young Aragorn), and Robert Jordan's Wheel of Time, you can keep abreast of the latest in news, rumors, and happenings right here.
When last time we checked in with The Boys executive producer Eric Kripke, he was hard at work (from a healthy distance) editing the second season of Amazon Prime's adaptation of Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson's comic book series. But even while the team's burning the midnight oil to get the new season out to […]
What a difference 12 days makes. When we last updated you on Amazon Prime's adaptation of Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson's The Boys, they were preparing to take the stage at PaleyFest LA. But that was right before the coronavirus pandemic made self-quarantine and social distancing a must for a large chunk of this nation (and growing). The […]
If we're reading things correctly, Greg Daniels' (The Office, Space Force) new comedy series Upload for Amazon Prime Video makes the case that the future of your afterlife may depend on how strong your Wi-Fi signal is. At least that's the premise vibe were getting from the 10-episode series, which includes an ensemble cast fronted […]
Amazon Prime Video's upcoming The Lord of the Rings prequel series has officially suspended production for two weeks over the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, though the NZ Herald is reporting that the 800 cast and crew of the West Auckland shoot were told that "there are no clear answers to when we will resume production". The […]
Once word came that Disney+ was shutting down filming in Prague for The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, it was only a matter of time before the other production "dominoes" started to fall. One of those was confirmed late Thursday, as Carnival Row star Orlando Bloom confirmed that production on the second season was being […]
Amazon Prime Video and award-winning writer/director Jordan Peele's Nazi-hunting series Hunters is officially our second favorite series on the streaming service. Just to clarify: The Boys tops our list, so being second to that is high praise indeed. So why is it deserving of such solid streaming esteem? Simply put, the series is the perfect […]
With the cast and creative team behind Amazon Prime's adaptation of Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson's The Boys set to take the stage at this weekend's 2020 PaleyFest LA, we're expecting to get some serious intel on the series' second-season return. So far this week, we've heard from new cast member Aya Cash (joining Goran Visnjic, Claudia Doumit, Patton […]
The growing outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19) is being felt all across the pop culture landscape. Earlier today, we reported on how Jeopardy! and Wheel of Fortune have shifted to tapings without studio audiences over health concerns. As public health official continue to warn against attending events with large crowds, we're learning that shortform digital […]
As sketch comedy series go, some of our "usual suspects" are favorites Saturday Night Live, Fridays, Mr. Show, In Living Color, SCTV, and – of course – the fine lads of The Kids in the Hall. On Thursday, Amazon Prime Video revealed that original "Kids" Dave Foley, Kevin McDonald, Bruce McCulloch, Mark McKinney, and Scott […]
Amazon Prime Video's upcoming The Lord of the Rings series has signed British actor Maxim Baldry (Years and Years, Doctor Who). Though rumored to be joining the series in a lead role back in late 2019, a deal was not in place so he wasn't listed in January's official casting announcement. Baldry joins a cast […]
Are we counting the days down until Amazon Prime's adaptation of Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson's comic book series The Boys graces us with a new season 2 trailer and official release date? Yes. Yes, we are. But since we have absolutely no control over that (we know… it sucks), what we can do is keep you updated on what […]
Amazon Prime's fantasy series adaptation of late author Robert Jordan's "Wheel of Time" series of novels is chugging along nicely with production and table reads – thank you very much! We already know that the Amazon folks like what they've seen so far, but let's be honest: it's the cast and creative that we really want […]
What happens when you combine the dynamic duo behind Psych with two of the brains behind horror franchises A Quiet Place, The Purge, and Ouija? Amazon Prime's Mitchcraft (working title), an "aspirational horror" hybrid comedy from Psych creator/executive producer Steve Franks and executive producer Chris Henze of Thruline, and Brad Fuller and Andrew Form from Fully […]
Victoria Mahoney and Ava DuVernay, two powerhouses in directing, are joining forces to develop Dawn, a science fiction television series for Amazon. Based on Octavia E. Butler's 1987 work of the same name, the novel follows an African-American woman working with aliens to resurrect the human race 250 years after a nuclear war. "Dawn" Origins […]
A little more than three months after Critical Role's The Legend of Vox Machina was given a two, 12-episode season order by Amazon Prime, fans are getting a behind-the-scenes tour of production on the animated series. In what is promised to be the first in a series, the writers room is revealed as we get to […]
Hunting season is underway! That's right, Amazon Prime Video and award-winning writer/director Jordan Peele's Nazi-hunting series Hunters is hunting down WWII criminals all across the streaming service, with the 10-episode series debuting on Friday. Before we get back to our pseudo-binging of the season, we thought we'd make the case one last time as to why […]
Amazon Prime's adaptation of Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson's comic book series The Boys has us feeling a certain way – and that "certain way" is impatient. Can you blame us? We're talking about a series strong enough to make Bleeding Cool's The Bleeding Cool TV Top 10 Best of 2019 – and last year was filled with some righteous […]
A little over three months after Will Graham (Mozart in the Jungle) and Abbi Jacobson's (Broad City) streaming take on Penny Marshall's 1992 film A League of Their Own for Amazon Prime saw some unconfirmed names circling around the dugout, we now know some of the "players" who made the cut. Jacobson will star alongside D'Arcy Carden […]
Amazon Prime and award-winning writer/director Jordan Peele's (Get Out, Us) vengeance-driven Nazi-hunting series Hunters (previously referred to as The Hunt) is set to come hard-charging onto our screens starting next week (Friday, February 21 – which will make for a great birthday present for us). So now seems as good a time as any to […]
I know it's basic and totally cliche to love Hollywood icon Marilyn Monroe, but really? Is there anyone out there who doesn't love the late starlet and early pioneer of the empowered sex icon? Okay, so I'm sure there are people, but love her or hate her, she's an unforgettable bombshell whose legacy has stood […]