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After being rumored for months, Amazon just confirmed that it's producing Spike Lee's Chi-Raq as its first original film. It's even going to get a theatrical run, giving it a shot at Oscar consideration, reports The Wrap. The film, which stars plenty of big names Samuel L. Jackson, Jennifer Hudson...

July 15th 2015 at 9:38am 0 Comments
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There are many famously unmade films, but few are as well-documented as Terry Gilliam's The Man Who Killed Don Quixote. The Monty Python star has been trying to make his passion project since 1998, the most successful, erm, unsuccessful attempt being documented in the documentary Lost in La Mancha...

June 11th 2015 at 10:21am 0 Comments

Amazon Studios is about to get weird: The outfit announced that it's reviving the bizarre '70s children's show, Sigmund and the Sea Monsters with its original creators Marty and Sid Krofft at the helm. Not familiar with those names? Well, you've almost assuredly seen some of the Krofft's work -- t...

February 12th 2015 at 7:10pm 0 Comments
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With the new year just around the corner, Amazon wants to get its customers excited by revealing fresh content for yet another Pilot Season. Today, the online retailer announced that it has seven shows due to debut in 2015, which will be made available to Instant Video subscribers in the US, UK an...

November 11th 2014 at 11:29am 0 Comments
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Amazon clearly doesn't think that one politically charged show is enough to counter Netflix efforts like House of Cards. The online retailer turned media producer has ordered a pilot for Point of Honor, a drama set on the cusp of the American Civil War and originally planned for ABC in 2011. The...

June 15th 2014 at 7:01am 0 Comments
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Amazon Studios is hell-bent on developing movies and TV series, and on top of script submissions, it's now asking filmmakers to send in 2-15 minute long shorts to pitch their feature-length film ideas. Those would serve as a foundation for your project and "express an idea that's begging to be see...

June 28th 2013 at 9:01am 0 Comments
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Amazon Studios has been forging ahead with its push to develop original movies and TV series, and it has now introduced a new tool that it's hoping will help foster further development. Dubbed Amazon Storyteller, the tool lets writers quickly turn their script into a storyboard without the need fo...

June 7th 2013 at 9:54am 0 Comments
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Well, it seems that you, the web video watching public, has spoken. Amazon announced today that it has whittled its robust list of pilots down to five titles, thanks to viewers like you. Winners will be turned into series available to users of Amazon Prime Instant Video and Lovefilm later this yea...

May 29th 2013 at 9:19am 0 Comments