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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

Amazon Studios signs first-Look deal with Serena Williams

Amazon Studios has signed a first-look TV deal with 23-time Grand Slam tennis champion, Serena Williams. Williams will work with Amazon to create a number of television projects that will launch exclusively on Amazon Prime Video, beginning with an untitled docuseries that follows her in both her professional and personal life. The  production from Plum […]

April 14, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Amazon Studios signs Pogba deal

Amazon Studios has signed an overall deal with Manchester United footballer Paul Pogba. As part of this deal, Prime Video has also announced the greenlight of a new French Amazon Original, The Pogmentary, a docuseries giving a unique and intimate look at Pogba’s life, passions and origins, and opening up a side of him never […]

April 14, 2021

Yip joins Amazon’s Lord of the Rings TV series

Amazon Studios has announced that British Chinese director Wayne Che Yip has joined the creative team of its Amazon Original The Lord of the Rings television series as a director and co-executive producer. Yip joins the international ensemble cast, currently filming in New Zealand, to direct four episodes. He continues the work of Spanish filmmaker J.A. Bayona, who […]

March 24, 2021

Them launches on Amazon Prime Video on April 9

The new terror anthology series, Them, will launch April 9th exclusively on Amazon Prime Video. From breakout creator Little Marvin and executive producer Lena Waithe, Them is a limited anthology series that explores terror in America. The 1950s set first season centres on a Black family who moves from North Carolina to an all-white Los Angeles […]

March 9, 2021

Amazon developing The Jungle Prince of Delhi series

Amazon Studios has secured exclusive rights to develop The New York Times’ and Ellen Barry’s acclaimed story and podcast, The Jungle Prince of Delhi – a story of the eccentric royal family of Oudh, deposed aristocrats living in a ruined palace in the Indian capital, claiming to be the heirs to a fallen kingdom. Renowned […]

July 9, 2020