mangrove trailer

Amazon Prime Video has released the official trailer for Mangrove, the first of five films in Steve McQueen‘s highly anticipated Small Axe anthology series, two of which were included in the Cannes 2020 Official Selection. Mangrove, a rousing drama about the protest march of the Mangrove 9, a group of Black activists who clashed with London police during a protest march in 1970, was one of those selected for Cannes. See why it received that special distinction with the Mangrove trailer below.

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league of their own TV series greenlight

Amazon has gone ahead and given their A League of Their Own TV show a series order. The show, based on the true story of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League and the 1992 Penny Marshall film starring Gena Davis and Tom Hanks, comes from creators Abbi Jacobson and Will Graham, with Jacobson set to star in the show as well.

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lena waithe amazon drama

Lena Waithe has a new television drama project under Amazon. The award-winning writer-producer is developing an Amazon TV series about open relationships, tentatively called Open. Waithe has already finished a draft for a pilot script, and under her deal with the streamer, is further developing the pilot for a series.

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the boys season 2 trailer

The Boys are on the run from the law, but that may be the least of their concerns in The Boys season 2. After Billy Butcher (Karl Urban) and his teammates, including Hughie (Jack Quaid), Mother’s Milk (Laz Alonso), Frenchie (Tomer Capon) and Kimiko (Karen Fukuhara), have pissed off the most powerful superheroes in the world and found themselves fugitives from the law, a new superhero arrives on the scene to present an even bigger threat. Find out what that is with the new The Boys season 2 trailer below.

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get duked trailer

Take a trip to the Scottish Highlands with Get Duked!, a new Amazon movie that looks like a cross between Hot Fuzz and Ready or Not, with a little Wicker Man thrown in for good measure. In this dark comedy, a group of teenage friends heads out on a “character-building camping trip,” only to end up having to fend for their lives against an older generation trying to hunt them down. Watch the Get Duked! trailer below.

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Hunters Auschwitz

Earlier this year, Amazon brought the conspiracy thriller series Hunters to their streaming library. The series created by David Weil and executive produced by filmmaker Jordan Peele follows a pack of Nazi hunters trying to track down hundreds of high-ranking Nazi officials who are living among us in 1977 New York and conspiring to create a Fourth Reich in the United States. Now the story will continue with Amazon ordering a second season of Hunters. Read More »

One Night in Miami Regina King

Amazon Studios has acquired the rights to One Night in Miami, Oscar-winning actress Regina King‘s feature directorial debut. The period piece is based on Kemp Powers‘ 2013 play, and tells the story of an epic party in 1964 that involved Cassius Clay (before he was known as Muhammad Ali), activist Malcom X, singer Sam Cooke, and football player Jim Brown. While the movie’s exact release date hasn’t been locked down yet, Amazon says it’s looking to release the film later this year “with an eye towards the awards corridor.” Read More »

Lady Macbeth YA musical

It’s been a little while since we’ve seen a teen movie adaptation of a William Shakespeare play, but get ready to party like it’s the year 2000, because a new one is in development at Amazon Studios.

John McPhail, who directed the delightful Christmas-themed zombie musical Anna and the Apocalypse, is keeping his musical streak alive: he’s attached to direct a new film musical that’s inspired by Shakespeare’s Macbeth, but with young adult-centric approach.

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Invasion cast

Riz Ahmed (Rogue One: A Star Wars Story) is about to get back in science fiction mode.

Emmy winner Ahmed and Oscar winner Octavia Spencer (Hidden Figures) have joined the cast of Invasion, a new sci-fi thriller that’s been acquired by Amazon Studios. Get the details about the upcoming project below.  Read More »

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Sam Rockwell is known for dancing his heart out in many of the movies he’s appeared in over the years. But soon he’ll be belting out the country western tunes of legendary singer Merle Haggard in a new biopic about the man himself at Amazon Studios.

Merle Haggard famously went from prison inmate to country western star, a true rags-to-riches story. In fact, Haggard was one of the inmates present during Johnny Cash’s first-ever prison performance at San Quentin State Prison back in 1958, and that was the life-changing moment that drove him to becoming a music legend. Read More »