walmart streaming service

Everybody who is anybody wants their own streaming service these days. Including…Walmart? The multinational retail corporation is apparently considering getting into the streaming game, with plans to launch their own streaming service to rival Netflix and Amazon. This is strange, but I guess it’s also not to be completely unexpected in this day and age. Which surprising entity will launch a streaming service yet, I wonder? Perhaps Outback Steakhouse?

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tales from the loop

Amazon has given a greenlight to Tales From the Loop, a sci-fi series based on the art of Simon StålenhagOne Hour Photo and Never Let Me Go filmmaker Mark Romanek will helm the pilot and will serve as executive producer. Read more about the new series below.

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the dark tower tv series

The rumored Dark Tower TV series is still “very much alive” at Amazon, according to Amazon Studios President Jennifer Salke. Can the TV adaptation of Stephen King‘s massive fantasy series succeed where the movie failed?

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lord of the rings tv series update

Amazon Studios head Jennifer Salke has attempted to clear up some rumors about that super-expensive Lord of the Rings TV series, including whether or not Peter Jackson is going to be involved. Salke also says the show will be “one big series” with “characters you love.”

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Jordan Peele Amazon

Academy Award-winner Jordan Peele is in high-demand now – everyone wants to work with him, including Amazon. Peele was already working with Amazon on a Lorena Bobbitt docuseries. Now, Amazon Studios has signed a first look television deal with Peele and his production company Monkeypaw Productions.

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picnic at hanging rock trailer

Picnic at Hanging Rock, previously adapted into a perfect movie by Peter Weir, has now been turned into a mini-series for Amazon. The story focuses on the mysterious disappearance of three students from an all-girls private school in Australia. Watch the first Picnic at Hanging Rock trailer below.

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Everything Sucks cancelled

Everything Sucks and Mozart in the Jungle, two well-received shows that streamed on Amazon Prime Video and Netflix, respectively, have been cancelled. Does this signify a shift in the streaming landscape?

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good girls revolt

Despite generally positive reviews, Amazon cancelled their series Good Girls Revolt less than two months after it premiered. Stories of behind-the-scenes trouble with Amazon’s former head of drama and comedy were cited as the death knell for the series, along with poor viewership. Now a newly released report reveals just how poor that viewership was.

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Dark Tower TV series

The film adaptation may have been a dud, but the Dark Tower TV series is moving forward, and it’s found a home. Amazon has picked up the rights to the series, along with a slew of other titles, in their quest to beat Netflix with original streaming content.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger is joining the ever-growing streaming TV landscape with the new Amazon series Outrider. Schwarzenegger will produce and star in the Western drama, described as “a mystery set in the Oklahoma Indian Territory in the late 1800s.” More info on the Arnold Schwarzenegger Amazon series is below.

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