‘Fleabag,’ Benedict Cumberbatch’s ‘Frankenstein,’ ‘Hamlet’ Among National Theatre Productions on Amazon – Global Bulletin

In today’s Global Bulletin, U.K.’s National Theatre filmed plays to stream on Amazon Prime Video in the U.K. and Ireland; Mubi boards U.K., Ireland rights for Paul Verhoeven’s Cannes title “Benedetta”; Anton Corbijn directs Sergei Polunin ballet documentary “Dancer II”; Bild Studios and Lux Machina form Virtual Production partnership; and the third season of International Emmy-winning series “Bluey” will premiere […]

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BBC Orders Documentary Feature ‘Amy Winehouse: 10 Years On’ – Global Bulletin

In today’s Global Bulletin, BBC Two and BBC Music announce a behind-the-scenes Amy Winehouse doc; Netflix supports a new series development masters program in Italy; Amazon Prime Video reveals release details for Indian original feature “Joji”; M6 commissions a French version of “Domino Effect”; and Red Arrow unveils its MipTV lineup. DOCUMENTARY BBC Two and BBC Music have commissioned a […]

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First Trailer For ‘Utopia’ Introduces the New Apocalypse at Comic-Con

Amazon Prime Video has released a new trailer for its long-gestating American adaptation of “Utopia.” The one-minute trailer imagines the end of the world with snippets of young comic fans who discover that the conspiracy — and beloved protagonist — in a graphic novel (entitled “Utopia”) is real. Its ominous cinematography and editing capture their high-stakes journey to save humanity. […]

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‘7500’: How They Shot the Tense, Claustrophobic Dance with Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s Airplane Co-Pilot

At a time when many of us are still trapped at home and riveted by stressful news, the claustrophobic intensity of Amazon Prime Video’s “7500” serves as the best kind of thriller release valve. We’re confined to the cockpit of an airplane with co-pilot Joseph Gordon-Levitt for 92 minutes as he combats Muslim terrorist hijackers on a flight from Germany […]

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‘Modern Love’ First Trailer: Anne Hathaway, Tina Fey, and Julia Garner Highlight Amazon Anthology Series

With all the adaptations that Amazon has coming through the pipeline, it’s time for newspaper stories to take center stage. At the Television Critics Association press tour, the streaming service unveiled the first look at “Modern Love,” the eight-part series based on the New York Times column of the same name. Each half-hour installment follows a different story based on […]

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‘The Boys’ Renewed For Season 2 By Amazon; Aya Cash Closes Deal As Stormfront

Ahead of its series premiere next week, Amazon has given an early Season 2 renewal to its superhero drama series The Boys. The streaming network made the announcement Friday at San Diego Comic-Con International. Additionally, Amazon confirmed Aya Cash (You’re The Worst) will join the season 2 cast as Stormfront. Deadline previously reported Cash had been in talks for the […]

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‘Undone’ First Trailer: ‘BoJack’ Team’s Newest Animated Show is a Rotoscoped Reality Break

Animation is often a medium that tackles the core tenets of reality. The latest project from “BoJack Horseman” producers Kate Purdy and Raphael Bob-Waksberg looks to be doing that on a lofty and sweeping scale. “Undone,” the newest animated series for Amazon Prime Video, follows the consciousness of Alma (Rosa Salazar) as she navigates an expansive mental universe. The first […]

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