Amazon Studios stops taking amateur scripts on June 30th

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For years, Amazon Studios has held an open call for concept and script submissions. You could send an idea to the company and not only make it publicly available, but (if you were lucky) see it developed as an honest-to-goodness Prime Video p…

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Amazon’s new video strategy: make the next ‘Game of Thrones’

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Amazon’s original shows aren’t exactly small indie productions these days, but the internet giant is aiming for bigger. In an interview with Variety, Amazon Studios chief Roy Price says the company is shifting its strategy to focus on huge dramas wi…

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Amazon snags rights to Lucille Ball movie starring Cate Blanchett

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Amazon isn’t done seeking Hollywood glory just because it has a couple of Oscars under its belt. The internet giant’s studio wing has snapped up Luci and Desi, a high-profile biographical flick covering the relationship between I Love Lucy co-creato…

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F. Scott Fitzgerald’s last work heads to Amazon’s silver screen

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Amazon’s turning to literature once again for an original series. Only this time, Jeff Bezos’ video wing is eschewing Philip K. Dick in favor of The Great Gatsby author F. Scott Fitzgerald. Period piece The Last Tycoon tells the story of young Hollyw…

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