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Prime Video orders The Boys Season 4

Prime Video has officially ordered a fourth season of its hit superhero series The Boys, co-produced with Sony Pictures Television. The first three episode of The Boys Season 3 debuted on June 3rd with new episodes available each Friday, leading up to the season finale on July 8th. The eight-episode season streams exclusively on Prime Video […]

June 10, 2022By Nik Roseveare

ITV studios America bolsters exec team

ITV Studios America has announced executive team promotions for Anuj Goyal being elevated to Vice President, Business and Legal Affairs and Neil Forcadela to Vice President, Production Finance, as well as the hire of Robert Sorkin as Vice President, Business Development and Strategy. The announcement comes following news of ITV Studios America producing FRANKLIN, starring […]

April 28, 2022

IMDb TV rebrands as Amazon Freevee

Amazon’s free streaming service, IMDb TV, will be rebrand as Amazon Freevee beginning April 27th. Over the last two years, Amazon says the AVoD service has experienced rapid growth in the US – tripling monthly active users – driven by rapid distribution across living room devices and mobile, an increasing slate of Originals, an always […]

April 13, 2022

Whoopi Goldberg cast in Amazon Studios’ Anansi Boys

Amazon Studios has announced that Academy Award- and Emmy-winner Whoopi Goldberg has been cast as Bird Woman in the series adaptation of Anansi Boys, based on Neil Gaiman’s internationally beloved novel. The six-episode series stars Malachi Kirby in the leading roles of brothers Fat Charlie and Spider. Anansi Boys is set throughout contemporary London and […]

April 7, 2022

Prime Video launching £10m UK training scheme

Prime Video has announced Prime Video Pathway, a multifaceted training initiative designed to open up access to jobs in the TV and film industry across the UK. Committing to spend £10 million (€11.9m) across three years, Prime Video has unveiled a flagship collaboration with one of the UK’s leading TV and film school, the National […]

March 2, 2022

The Terminal List premieres in July on Prime Video

Amazon Original series The Terminal List, starring Chris Pratt, will premiere all eight episodes on July 1st, exclusively on Prime Video. The Terminal List, which is a co-production from Amazon Studios and Civic Center Media in association with MRC Television, will be available in more than 240 countries and territories worldwide. Based on the best-selling […]

February 18, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Murphy signs 3 picture and first-look deal with Amazon

Amazon Studios has closed a three-picture and first-look film deal with Academy Award-nominee and Emmy Award-winner Eddie Murphy. The deal follows the success of Coming 2 America on Prime Video. Murphy will now star in three films for Amazon Studios and develop original film projects for Prime Video and Studios with the potential to star. […]

September 22, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Amazon to shoot Lord of the Rings Season 2 in UK

Amazon Studios has announced that its as-yet untitled The Lord of the Rings original series will film its second season in the UK. Amazon says the shift from New Zealand to the UK aligns with its studio’s strategy of expanding its production footprint and investing in studio space across the UK, with many of Amazon […]

August 13, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Delroy Lindo joins cast of Amazon’s Anansi Boys

Amazon Studios has announced that Delroy Lindo will join the cast of the upcoming Amazon Original series Anansi Boys, based on Neil Gaiman’s best-selling novel of the same name. Anansi Boys follows Charlie Nancy, a young man who is used to being embarrassed by his estranged father. But when his father dies, Charlie discovers that his father […]

July 28, 2021

Amazon Studios orders adaptation of Gaiman’s Anansi Boys

Amazon Studios has ordered a series adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s international best-selling novel Anansi Boys. Anansi Boys will premiere exclusively on Amazon Prime Video in more than 240 countries and territories worldwide. The six episode limited series will begin shooting in Scotland later this year. Based on Gaiman’s novel of the same name, Anansi Boys […]

July 21, 2021