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Amazon UK nabs first-window streaming rights to Lionsgate films

Amazon is set to be the first-window streaming home for Lionsgate films in the UK, beginning in January. The platform has struck an output deal with the studio that covers recently released and forthcoming theatrical feature films. The multi-year deal begins on 1 January 2020 and will allow Prime members access to films such as […]

Amazon greenlights ‘The Peripheral’ adaptation from ‘Westworld’ creators

Amazon Prime Video has greenlit hour-long sci-fi thriller The Peripheral from Westworld creators Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy. The drama is based on the eponymous William Gibson novel, in which a woman tries to keep her family together in a forgotten corner of near-future America. The project is exec produced by Nolan and Joy, and […]

Amazon follows tennis star Andy Murray’s road to recovery in feature doc

Amazon Prime Video is readying the roll-out of a feature doc on tennis player Andy Murray, charting the star’s road to recovery following hip surgery. Andy Murray: Resurfacing will track the tennis champ over the two-year period since sustaining a chronic hip injury, during which he has undergone multiple surgeries all while his ranking has […]

Amazon commissions German series with comedian Markus Stoll

Amazon Prime Video Germany has commissioned a series with comedian Markus Stoll.  The streamer has ordered Der Beischläfer (The Bedfellow), which will find Stoll – who is well known in Germany for his Bavarian alter ego ‘Harry G’ – portraying a mechanic named Charlie Manzinger, who is selected for jury duty and sets out to […]

Amazon builds ‘All Or Nothing’ franchise with Tottenham Hotspur

Amazon is extending its All Or Nothing franchise with a behind-the-scenes docuseries on the Tottenham Hotspur Football Club. Produced by 72 Films, the multi-part series, All Or Nothing: Tottenham Hotspur, will follow the UK team through the current 2019/20 season and is to launch exclusively on Amazon Prime Video next year. Cameras will go inside […]

Amazon Prime Video’s global playbook

Amazon might be an SVOD of sorts but its evolution reflects a rapidly changing sector poised for new entrants. Head of international originals James Farrell tells Richard Middleton what’s in the works A flurry of SVOD services are set to join the market over the coming months but none look anything quite like Amazon Prime […]

‘Hunted’ remake becomes Amazon’s first unscripted original in Italy

Amazon Prime Video in Italy has ordered a local six-part version of Endemol Shine Group’s format Hunted, marking its first unscripted move in the country. Celebrity Hunted – Caccia All’uomo will feature local celebrities as they go on the run from a team of expert hunters, with football star Francesco Totti and YouTuber Luis Sal […]

Amazon signs up for Clarkson’s ‘Farm’, ‘Walking Dead’ spin-off

Amazon Prime Video has greenlit eight-part Jeremy Clarkson-fronted series I Bought The Farm (working title) from Expectation. The show follows The Grand Tour presenter as he attempts to run a 1,000-acre working farm in the heart of the British countryside. Filming commenced on the project this autumn and will continue across the farming year, following […]

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