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Amazon Studios orders Bellas fronted dating series

Amazon Studios has ordered Twin Love to series. From ITV Entertainment, the new dating competition will be hosted by WWE Hall of Famers and TV personalities Brie and Nikki Bella, and will premiere on Prime Video in more than 240 countries and territories worldwide this summer. In the US and UK, Twin Love will also premiere […]

March 3, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Cena, Awkwafina to star in Prime Video’s Grand Death Lotto

John Cena, Awkwafina, and Simu Liu are set to star in Prime Video’s action-comedy Grand Death Lotto, from director Paul Feig. Feig is directing the film from a script penned by Rob Yescombe (Outside the Wire). The film, which hails from Amazon Studios, will be produced by Roth/Kirschenbaum Films’ Joe Roth and Jeff Kirschenbaum, and Feigco Entertainment’s Laura Fischer […]

March 3, 2023

Prime Video’s Dead Ringers premieres in April

Prime Video has released the teaser trailer for the psychological thriller Dead Ringers. A modern take on David Cronenberg’s 1988 thriller starring Jeremy Irons, Dead Ringers will feature Rachel Weisz playing the double-lead roles of Elliot and Beverly Mantle, twins who share everything: drugs, lovers, and an unapologetic desire to do whatever it takes—including pushing […]

March 1, 2023

Citadel premieres in April on Prime Video

Prime Video has announced that its action-spy thriller series, Citadel, will premiere exclusively on the streaming platform on April 28th with two episodes, followed by a new episode released weekly every Friday through to May 26th. A teaser trailer can be viewed here. The landmark drama is executive produced by the Russo Brothers’ (of Marvel’s […]

February 27, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Amazon leads investment round in Superplastic

Amazon and Superplastic have announced a multifaceted collaboration that spans investment and a first-look deal with Amazon Studios, which is currently in development on a series featuring Superplastic’s synthetic celebrities. The Alexa Fund, Amazon’s venture capital arm that focuses on new media, smart consumer electronics, ambient intelligence, and other areas of digital technology, leads Superplastic’s […]

February 16, 2023

Hunters Season 2 on Prime Video this Janaury

Amazon Studios has released the new teaser for the second and final season of Hunters, premiering exclusively on Prime Video in more than 240 countries and territories worldwide on January 13th. After an accident derails their exploits in Europe, the Hunters must band back together to hunt down history’s most infamous Nazi, Adolf Hitler, who’s […]

December 8, 2022

Amazon to invest $1bn PA in cinema releases

Amazon plans to spend more than $1 billion a year to produce movies that will be released in cinemas, according to people familiar with the company’s plans. The online retailer intends to make between 12 and 15 movies annually that will get a theatrical release. Amazon will release a smaller number of films in cinemas […]

November 24, 2022By Colin Mann

Amazon Studios first look deal with Safehouse Pictures

Amazon Studios has closed a three-year first look film deal with Joby Harold and Tory Tunnell’s Safehouse Pictures. Under the pact, Amazon Studios has a first look on films that Safehouse Pictures intends to produce. “We are thrilled to be collaborating with Amazon Studios­­­—who are not only ambitious and forward-thinking content creators—but also lovely and […]

September 22, 2022

Prime Video reveals new true-crime docs

Prime Video has revealed further investment into documentary filmmaking with two new UK Original series, The Greatest Show Never Made and Fake Sheikh. Both documentaries will launch on Prime Video in 2023. These new docu-series will sit alongside the chilling Patricia Hall documentary, The Confession, three-part series Three Mothers (working title), and previously announced documentary […]

August 24, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Amazon Studios, Avid cloud production deal

Avid Technology and Amazon Studios have agreed a three-year deal to bring cloud-based editorial to Amazon Studios’ expanding slate of more than 300 original movies and series. Creative teams will get the same experience and performance as an on-premises editorial bay—including collaborative workflows with shared storage and end-to-end media management—without the complexity and time required […]

August 3, 2022