Amazon Prime Video & BBC One Announce Casting for New Psychological Thriller “Chloe”





Amazon Prime Video & BBC One Announce Casting for New Psychological Thriller “Chloe”
Erin Doherty, Billy Howle, Pippa Bennett-Warner and Jack Farthing topline the six-episode series from Alice Seabright.
[via press release from Amazon]
ERIN DOHERTY, BILLY HOWLE, PIPPA BENNETT-WARNER, AND JACK FARTHING TO STAR IN BBC ONE AND AMAZON PRIME VIDEO THRILLER CHLOE

CULVER CITY, Calif. – April 20, 2021 – Filming has started in Bristol on Chloe, an original psychological thriller from Mam Tor Productions for BBC One and Amazon Studios. The six, one-hour episodes will premiere on BBC One and BBC iPlayer in the UK, and will be available on Amazon Prime Video in more than 240 countries and territories worldwide.

A mystery about obsession, deceit, identity and grief from creator and writer Alice Seabright (director, Sex Education), Chloe stars some of the UK’s hottest young acting talent including Erin Doherty (The Crown), Billy Howle (The Serpent), Pippa Bennett-Warner (Gangs of London), and Jack Farthing (Poldark).

The exciting young cast also unites Poppy Gilbert (Stay Close), Akshay Khanna (Grace), Brandon Micheal Hall (Search Party), and newcomer Alexander Eliot.

Having recently drawn critical acclaim for her portrayal of Princess Anne in The Crown, Doherty plays Becky. Still living with her mom and working as a temp, Becky compares herself to the picture-perfect lives on Instagram, compulsively returning to one account: Chloe’s (Gilbert). Becky obsessively watches her seemingly flawless life through social media. But when Chloe dies suddenly, Becky’s need to find out how and why leads her to assume a new identity and engineer a “chance” meeting with Chloe’s best friend, Livia (Bennett-Warner), and infiltrate Chloe’s group of close-knit friends.

Through her alter-ego Sasha, Becky becomes a powerful, transgressive heroine; a popular, well-connected “someone” with a life, and loves, that are far more exciting and addictive than the “no one” she is as Becky. However, the pretense soon obscures and conflates reality, and Becky risks losing herself completely in the game she is playing.

Alice Seabright says: “Becky is a complex, courageous heroine and there is no one better to play her than Erin. All these characters have been a dream to write, and it now feels like they’ve found their soulmates in our amazing cast. I can’t wait to start bringing the show to life with them, and with our wonderful crew. Thank you to the BBC and Amazon, to our brilliant writers, Kayleigh Llewellyn, Poppy Cogan, and Bolu Babalola, and to my partners in crime – the powerhouses Tally Garner and Morven Reid.”

Taking full advantage of Bristol’s rich cultural scene from the art to music, Chloe will also feature the work of artists local to the region, including an original score composed by Will Gregory (Goldfrapp) featuring Adrian Utley (Portishead) and Alison Goldfrapp.

Tally Garner, Executive Producer at Mam Tor Productions, says: “Alice is an exceptionally unique talent. She has built these characters from the ground up and we love them all so much. To see them come to life, played by such a phenomenally talented cast is beyond exciting. They are all amazing. Huge thanks to Ben Irving and Piers Wenger at the BBC, and to Cathy Payne and Simon Cox at Banijay Rights, who have been steadfast partners right from the start, and to the team at Amazon Studios for loving Chloe too, and taking her global. It’s going to be an addictive, emotional rollercoaster of a show.”

Ben Irving said: “It’s been a joy to watch these characters develop on the page through the incredible work of Alice and the whole creative team behind this drama. We couldn’t wish for a more exciting cast to be taking them on their onward journey to the screen. I can’t wait for audiences to meet them all on BBC One.”

Brad Beale, Vice President, Worldwide Licensing for Prime Video, said: “We’re excited to be working with the incredible Alice Seabright and this talented cast on this audacious thriller, Chloe, as well as the teams at BBC One and Mam Tor Productions. We look forward to bringing this gripping and potent series to our Prime Video customers.”

Chloe (6×60′) is a coproduction between BBC One, Mam Tor Productions and Amazon Studios, and was commissioned by Piers Wenger, Director of BBC Drama and Charlotte Moore, BBC Chief Content Officer. It is created, written, and directed by Alice Seabright who also serves as an executive producer. The series producer is Joanna Crow (Giri/Haji) and second block director is Amanda Boyle (Skins). Executive producers are Tally Garner (Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell) and Morven Reid (Pure) for Mam Tor Productions, and Ben Irving for the BBC.

Banjay Rights is the international distributor for Chloe, with the business’ Matt Creasey, EVP Sales and Acquisitions serving as broker of the exclusive worldwide SVOD deal with Amazon Studios.

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Amazon Original Anthology Series “Solos” to Premiere May 21 on Prime Video





Amazon Original Anthology Series “Solos” to Premiere May 21 on Prime Video
Academy Award-winning actors Morgan Freeman, Anne Hathaway and Helen Mirren, Emmy Award-winning actor Uzo Aduba, Nicole Beharie, Anthony Mackie, Dan Stevens, and Constance Wu are among the featured talent.
[via press release from Amazon]
AMAZON ORIGINAL ANTHOLOGY SERIES “SOLOS” TO PREMIERE MAY 21 ON PRIME VIDEO


CULVER CITY, Calif. – April 19, 2021 – Amazon Prime Video announced today that the highly anticipated Amazon Original anthology series Solos, created by David Weil and starring Academy Award-winning actors Morgan Freeman, Anne Hathaway and Helen Mirren, Emmy Award-winning actor Uzo Aduba, Nicole Beharie, Anthony Mackie, Dan Stevens, and Constance Wu will premiere on May 21 exclusively on Prime Video. The seven-part anthology series explores the strange, beautiful, heart-breaking, hilarious, wondrous truths of what it means to be human. The series spans our present and future and illuminates that even during our most isolated moments we are all connected through the human experience.

These character-driven stories contend that even during our most seemingly isolated moments, in the most disparate of circumstances, we are all connected through the human experience. Amazon Studios’ Solos is executive produced by Weil and Laura Lancaster with Pixie Wespiser serving as a producer. Weil makes his directorial debut, helming three episodes. Sam Taylor-Johnson directs and executive produces two episodes. Additional directors include Zach Braff and Tiffany Johnson.

Follow Amazon Prime Video: Instagram and Facebook: @amazonprimevideo Twitter: @primevideo Hashtag: #SolosPrime



Video: “Maradona: Blessed Dream” – Teaser Trailer – Prime Video





Video: “Maradona: Blessed Dream” – Teaser Trailer – Prime Video
A god that emerged from mud and fire – “Maradona: Blessed Dream” coming soon to Amazon Prime Video.
[via press release from Amazon]
Maradona: Blessed Dream – Teaser Trailer | Prime Video

A god that emerged from mud and fire – Maradona: Blessed Dream coming soon to Amazon Prime Video



Amazon Studios’ Musical “Annette” Will Open the 74th Cannes Film Festival





Amazon Studios’ Musical “Annette” Will Open the 74th Cannes Film Festival, Release in Late Summer 2021 in Theaters and on Amazon Prime Video
Directed by Leos Carax, and starring Adam Driver and Marion Cotillard, Annette will make its world premiere on July 6 on the Croisette, marking the return of the film festival after last year’s cancellation due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
[via press release from Amazon]
Amazon Studios’ musical ANNETTE, from visionary filmmaker Leos Carax will open the 74th Cannes Film Festival, release in late summer 2021 in theaters and on Amazon Prime Video

Starring Two-time Academy Award(R) Nominee Adam Driver and Academy Award(R) Winner Marion Cotillard, with Simon Helberg and original songs and music by Sparks.

(Los Angeles, CA – April 19, 2021) Amazon Studios’ Annette was announced as the opening night film at the 2021 Cannes Film Festival. Directed by Leos Carax, and starring Adam Driver and Marion Cotillard, Annette will make its world premiere on July 6, 2021 on the Croisette, marking the return of the film festival after last year’s cancellation due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Amazon Studios will release the musical love story in late summer 2021 in theaters and on Amazon Prime Video. Annette’s original screenplay, original songs and score were written and composed by Ron Mael and Russell Mael of the innovative pop/rock band Sparks. Annette is produced by Charles Gillibert and Paul-Dominique Win Vacharasinthu. Simon Helberg also stars.

Legendary filmmaker Leos Carax returns to Cannes with his first feature film since the critically acclaimed Holy Motors (2012).

Los Angeles, today. Henry (Adam Driver) is a stand-up comedian with a fierce sense of humor who falls in love with Ann (Marion Cotillard), a world-renowned opera singer. Under the spotlight, they form a passionate and glamorous couple. With the birth of their first child, Annette, a mysterious little girl with an exceptional destiny, their lives are turned upside down. A film by visionary director Leos Carax (Holy Motors), with story & music by Ron & Russell Mael of Sparks, this original musical is a journey of love, passion & fame.



Amazon Prime Video Debuts Official Trailer for Limited Series “The Underground Railroad”





Video: Amazon Prime Video Debuts Official Trailer for Limited Series “The Underground Railroad” from Academy Award Winner Barry Jenkins
The 10-episode limited series is based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Colson Whitehead.
[via press release from Amazon]
AMAZON PRIME VIDEO DEBUTS OFFICIAL TRAILER FOR LIMITED SERIES “THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD” FROM ACADEMY AWARD WINNER BARRY JENKINS

CULVER CITY, Calif. – April 15, 2021 – Amazon Prime Video revealed today the official trailer and key art for the highly anticipated Amazon Original limited series The Underground Railroad, from Academy Award-winner Barry Jenkins, which will premiere all episodes on May 14 exclusively on Prime Video in more than 240 countries and territories worldwide. The 10-episode limited series is based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Colson Whitehead.

About The Underground Railroad

The Underground Railroad chronicles Cora Randall’s (newcomer Thuso Mbedu) desperate bid for freedom in the antebellum South. After escaping a Georgia plantation for the rumored Underground Railroad, Cora discovers no mere metaphor, but an actual railroad full of engineers and conductors, and a secret network of tracks and tunnels beneath the Southern soil.

Over the course of her journey, Cora is pursued by Ridgeway (Joel Edgerton), a bounty hunter who is fixated on bringing her back to the plantation she escaped; especially since her mother Mabel is the only one he has never caught.

As she travels from state to state, Cora contends with the legacy of the mother that left her behind and her own struggles to realize a life she never thought was possible.

The Underground Railroad stars Thuso Mbedu, Chase W. Dillon and Joel Edgerton. Aaron Pierre, William Jackson Harper, Sheila Atim, Amber Gray, Peter De Jersey, Chukwudi Iwuji, Damon Herriman, Lily Rabe, Irone Singleton, Mychal-Bella Bowman, Marcus “MJ” Gladney, Jr., Will Poulter and Peter Mullan round out the cast.

Barry Jenkins serves as showrunner and directs all ten episodes of the limited series. He executive produces alongside Adele Romanski, Mark Ceryak, Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner, Brad Pitt, Richard Heus, Jacqueline Hoyt and Colson Whitehead. The Underground Railroad is a production of Plan B, Pastel and Big Indie with Amazon Studios.

Follow The Underground Railroad: Twitter: @TheUGRailroadTV Instagram: @TheUGRailroadTV Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheUGRailroadTV #TheUndergroundRailroad



discovery+ Launches on Amazon Prime Video Channels





discovery+ Launches on Amazon Prime Video Channels
The ad-free version of discovery+ is now available on Prime Video Channels for $6.99 per month and the ad-supported version of the service will be available in the coming months.
[via press release from Discovery, Inc.]
discovery+ LAUNCHES ON AMAZON PRIME VIDEO CHANNELS

Definitive Real Life Streaming Service discovery+ Adds Amazon Prime Video Channels to its Robust Availability Among US Customers

New, York, NY – April 15, 2021 – Discovery, Inc., the global leader in real life entertainment, today announced that discovery+, the definitive non-fiction, real life subscription streaming service, is now available on Prime Video Channels in the U.S. discovery+ launched in the U.S. in January on most devices and services, including Amazon Fire TV streaming devices and Fire TV Edition smart TVs.

“Today’s launch on Amazon Prime Video Channels expands access to discovery+ for millions of Amazon customers beyond Fire TV streaming devices and Fire TV Edition Smart TVs,” said Gabriel Sauerhoff, SVP, Digital Distribution and Commercial Partnerships at Discovery, Inc. “This innovative relationship provides multiple, compelling ways for us to reach and delight consumers with a truly differentiated streaming experience through discovery+.”

The ad-free version of discovery+ is now available on Prime Video Channels for $6.99 per month and the ad-supported version of the service will be available in the coming months. Prime members can subscribe with no extra apps to download, and no cable required by visiting amazon.com/channels/discoveryplus. The channel subscription can be canceled at any time.

“Adding discovery+ and its exciting roster of top brands reinforces Prime Video Channels’ promise of bringing the best shows to our customers, all in one place,” said Soumya Sriraman, Head of Prime Video Channels. “With a discovery+ channel subscription, Prime members now have even more ways to access content they love directly on Prime Video including shows such as Magnolia Table with Joanna Gaines, Guy’s Grocery Games, and Bobby and Giada in Italy.”

discovery+ offers the most comprehensive collection of real life programming available anywhere and the largest-ever content offering of any new streaming service. discovery+ features more than 55,000 episodes of current and classic shows from Discovery’s iconic portfolio of networks, including HGTV, Food Network, TLC, ID, OWN, Travel Channel, Discovery Channel, Animal Planet and the forthcoming Magnolia Network, as well as more than 50 discovery+ original titles and hundreds of hours of exclusive content. Additionally, the service offers top non-fiction content from A&E, The HISTORY Channel and Lifetime, as well as the definitive offering of nature and environmental programming, headlined by exclusive streaming access to the largest collection of natural history from the BBC.

About Discovery

Discovery, Inc. (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) is a global leader in real life entertainment, serving a passionate audience of superfans around the world with content that inspires, informs and entertains. Discovery delivers over 8,000 hours of original programming each year and has category leadership across deeply loved content genres around the world. Available in 220 countries and territories and nearly 50 languages, Discovery is a platform innovator, reaching viewers on all screens, including TV Everywhere products such as the GO portfolio of apps; direct-to-consumer streaming services such as discovery+, Food Network Kitchen and MotorTrend OnDemand; digital-first and social content from Group Nine Media; a landmark natural history and factual content partnership with the BBC; and a strategic alliance with PGA TOUR to create the international home of golf. Discovery’s portfolio of premium brands includes Discovery Channel, HGTV, Food Network, TLC, Investigation Discovery, Travel Channel, MotorTrend, Animal Planet, Science Channel, and the forthcoming multi-platform JV with Chip and Joanna Gaines, Magnolia Network, as well as OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network in the U.S., Discovery Kids in Latin America, and Eurosport, the leading provider of locally relevant, premium sports and Home of the Olympic Games across Europe. For more information, please visit corporate.discovery.com and follow @DiscoveryIncTV across social platforms.

About discovery+:

discovery+ is the definitive non-fiction, real life subscription streaming service. Discovery+ features a landmark partnership with Verizon that gives their customers with select plans up to 12 months of discovery+ on Verizon. discovery+ has the largest-ever content offering of any new streaming service at launch, featuring a wide range of exclusive, original series across popular, passion verticals in which Discovery brands have a strong leadership position, including lifestyle and relationships; home and food; true crime; paranormal; adventure and natural history; as well as science, tech and the environment, and a slate of high-quality documentaries. discovery+ is available in the U.S. starting at $4.99 per month, with an ad-free version available for $6.99 per month. For more, visit discoveryplus.com or find it on a variety of platforms and devices.



Amazon Studios Announces First-Look Deal and Docuseries with Serena Williams





Amazon Studios Announces First-Look Deal and Docuseries with Cultural Icon and 23-Time Grand Slam Tennis Champion Serena Williams
Serena will work with Amazon Studios to create scripted and unscripted television projects that will premiere exclusively on Amazon Prime Video, beginning with an untitled docuseries that follows her in both her professional and personal life.
[via press release from Amazon]
Amazon Studios Announces First-Look Deal and Docuseries with Cultural Icon and 23-Time Grand Slam Tennis Champion Serena Williams

Currently Filming, the Untitled Docuseries Follows Williams Both On and Off the Court

CULVER CITY, California – April 13, 2021 – Amazon Studios announced today that it has signed a first-look TV deal with 23-time Grand Slam tennis champion, Serena Williams. Serena will work with Amazon Studios to create scripted and unscripted television projects that will premiere exclusively on Amazon Prime Video, beginning with an untitled docuseries that follows her in both her professional and personal life. The untitled docuseries production from Plum Pictures, Goalhanger Films and Amazon Studios is executive produced by Serena Williams, Patrick Mouratoglou, Stuart Cabb, and Tony Pastor.

“I’m very excited to be partnering with Amazon Studios – they are developing some of the most inspiring and important content for a global audience. I have a lot of stories I’m eager to tell, including a continuation of my own, and I look forward to sharing those with the world,” said Serena.

“Serena has transformed her sport and become one of the most inspiring athletes, entrepreneurs and women of her generation, admired not only for her unmatched prowess on the court but for her dedication to advocacy as well,” said Jennifer Salke, Head of Amazon Studios. “We’re incredibly excited to share her journey in this new series, and to work with her to create new original content for our Prime Video customers worldwide.”

The greatest athlete and tennis player of the Open Era and most prized WTA player of all time, Serena has overcome insurmountable odds to win a title in all four grand slam tournaments, 73 singles and 23 doubles championships, and gold-medals at the 2000 (doubles), 2008 (doubles), and 2012 (singles and doubles) Olympics.

Off the court, Serena has become well-recognized in the business, entertainment and fashion space, adding S by Serena clothing line and Serena Ventures to her brand. Serena is also deeply committed to philanthropic causes, supporting organizations such as the Yetunde Price Resource Center, launching in 2018 in Compton, CA, honoring the life and memory of her oldest sister, by ensuring those affected by trauma have the necessary resources to persevere. Her greatness on and off the court solidifies her as one of the most iconic names and faces in the world.

About Amazon Studios

Amazon Studios is the home for talent, creating and producing original films and television series for a global audience. Original series premiere exclusively on Amazon Prime Video, which is available in over 240 countries and territories, and on IMDb TV, Amazon’s free video streaming service. Recent hit Amazon Original series include the Emmy Award-winning comedies Fleabag, created by and starring Emmy Award-winner Phoebe Waller-Bridge, and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel from Emmy Award-winners Amy Sherman-Palladino and Daniel Palladino, as well as the action thriller drama Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan starring John Krasinski, and the irreverent superhero series The Boys; Amazon Originals also include culturally relevant and buzzed about content such as Rihanna’s Savage X Fenty music and fashion event, Donald Glover’s Guava Island and Chasing Happiness, a documentary about pop superstars the Jonas Brothers. Upcoming IMDb TV series from Amazon Studios include the Bosch spin-off series starring Titus Welliver and the Untitled Judge Judy Sheindlin Project.

In film, Amazon Studios produces and acquires original movies for theatrical release and exclusively for Amazon Prime Video. Amazon Studios became the first streaming service to win Oscars for Manchester by the Sea and The Salesman. Recent Amazon original movies include the cultural smash hit Coming 2 America starring Eddie Murphy, the Golden Globe award-winning comedy Borat Subsequent Moviefilm with Sacha Baron Cohen, the family comedy My Spy starring Dave Bautista, the Oscar-nominated Sound of Metal and Garrett Bradley’s Time, Sylvie’s Love starring Tessa Thompson and Nnamdi Asomugha, Regina King’s directorial debut One Night in Miami… , Alan Ball’s Uncle Frank, and I’m Your Woman starring and produced by Rachel Brosnahan. In 2021, Amazon Studios received a record-breaking 12 Academy Award nominations including Best Picture for Sound of Metal, Best Documentary Feature for Time, and Best Adapted Screenplay for Borat Subsequent Moviefilm and One Night in Miami. Upcoming tentpoles include the action-packed thriller Tom Clancy’s Without Remorse starring Michael B. Jordan, and sci-fi action movie The Tomorrow War starring Chris Pratt.



NEW KEN BURNS AND LYNN NOVICK DOCUMENTARY, “HEMINGWAY,” NOW STREAMING





NEW KEN BURNS AND LYNN NOVICK DOCUMENTARY, “HEMINGWAY,” NOW STREAMING ON THE
PBS DOCUMENTARIES PRIME VIDEO CHANNEL
— Special 4K Ultra High-Definition Version Also Available on the PBS Documentaries Prime Video Channel —
Arlington, VA – April 8, 2021 – This April, filmmakers Ken Burns and Lynn Novick chronicle the life of legendary literary icon, Ernest Hemingway, in his newest series, “Hemingway,” now available to stream on the PBS Documentaries Prime Video Channel. The three-part, six-hour film examines the life and work of Ernest Hemingway, one of the most influential writers America has ever produced. The PBS Documentaries Prime Video Channel will also be streaming a special 4K Ultra High-Definition version of the program approximately one week after its debut on the Channel, beginning April 11, 2021.

The subscription rate for the PBS Documentaries Prime Video Channel is $3.99/month with an Amazon Prime or Prime Video subscription. Every purchase helps support public television for all.
Hemingway: A Film by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick

Premiere Date April 5, 2021 & April 11, 2021 (in 4k UHD)
Episodes 3
Genre Biography, Documentary
(Photo Credit: Courtesy of Ernest Hemingway Photograph
Collection. John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and
Museum, Boston)
“Hemingway” is intimate and insightful, weaving together an eventful biography with carefully selected excerpts from Hemingway’s iconic short stories, novels, and non-fiction. The film penetrates the myth of Hemingway to reveal a deeply troubled and ultimately tragic figure, displaying the brilliant, ambitious, charismatic, and complicated man behind the legends and the art he created.

Approximately one week after its debut on the PBS Documentaries Prime Video Channel, a special exclusive version of the docuseries will premiere in 4K Ultra High-Definition.

Narrated by long-time collaborator Peter Coyote, the series features an all-star cast of actors bringing Hemingway (voiced by Jeff Daniels), his friends, and family, vividly to life. Through letters to and from his four wives — voiced by Meryl Streep, Keri Russell, Mary-Louise Parker and Patricia Clarkson — the film reveals Hemingway at his most romantic and his most vulnerable, grappling at times with insecurity, anxiety, and existential loneliness. Burns and Novick paint a picture of Hemingway, who captured on paper the complexities of the human condition in profound prose, and whose work remains deeply influential around the world. Informed by interviews with celebrated writers, scholars, and Hemingway’s son, Patrick, the filmmakers explore the painstaking process through which Hemingway created some of the most notable works of fiction, in novels such as, The Sun Also Rises, A Farewell to Arms, For Whom the Bell Tolls and The Old Man and the Sea; short stories “Hills Like White Elephants,” “The Short and Happy Life of Francis Macomber,” “Up in Michigan,” “Indian Camp” and “The Snows of Kilimanjaro;” as well as the nonfiction works Death in the Afternoon and A Moveable Feast.

His relationships with women — his mother, sisters, wives and the World War I nurse who broke his heart — profoundly affected his work. Yet for all his bravado and hyper-masculine posturing, Hemingway wrote about relationships between men and women with sensitivity, nuance, and clarity. The filmmakers were granted unusually open access to the treasure trove of Hemingway’s manuscripts, correspondence, scrapbooks, and photographs housed at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library in Boston. The film also explores Hemingway’s limitations and biases as an artist and a man of his time. The iconic literary figure considered one of the greatest American writers and among the first to live and work at the treacherous nexus of art and celebrity, left behind an unparalleled body of artistic work and a complicated emotional legacy for those closest to him.
Other titles that will be coming to the PBS Documentaries Prime Video Channel this April are listed below:
INDEPENDENT LENS: Charm City
Marriner Eccles: Father of the Modern Federal Reserve
My Grandparents’ War
When My Time Comes
FRONTLINE: American Insurrection
Nature: Leopard Legacy
NOVA: Picture a Scientist
Slavery by Another Name
American Experience: American OZ
Nature: Sharks of Hawaii
NOVA: Reef Rescue
Spillover – Zika, Ebola & Beyond
FRONTLINE: The Virus That Shook the World
Story of Us: A PBS American Portrait Special
NOVA: Runaway Universe
NOVA: Fighting for Fertility
About PBS Documentaries Prime Video Channel
The PBS Documentaries Prime Video Channel is a DTC-SVOD channel exclusive to Prime Video that launched August 2020. This new streaming channel features nearly 900 hours of the highest quality factual programming, including the full catalog of films from Ken Burns and award-winning documentaries from NOVA, FRONTLINE, AMERICAN MASTERS, NATURE, AMERICAN EXPERIENCE, in addition to programming from other independent producers.

About PBS DISTRIBUTION

PBS Distribution is a leading distributor of public media content around the world, reaching audiences through multiple platforms and formats. The company, a joint venture of PBS and GBH Boston, operates six streaming channels — PBS Masterpiece (US and CAN), PBS KIDS, PBS Living, PBS Documentaries and PBS America (U.K.). Other services include transactional video-on-demand, subscription video-on-demand licensing, physical products on DVD and Blu-ray, theatrical releasing, educational, non-theatrical, inflight, and international program sales and co-productions.

PBS Distribution offers consumers and educators the highest quality factual, scripted, and children’s programming including films from Ken Burns, hit series from MASTERPIECE and foreign language dramas from Walter Presents, entertaining and educational PBS KIDS series, and award-winning documentaries from NOVA, FRONTLINE, AMERICAN MASTERS, NATURE, AMERICAN EXPERIENCE, and many independent producers. For over 10 years, the company has extended the reach of programming beyond broadcast while generating revenue for the public television system, stations, and producers.



“The Tomorrow War” Starring Chris Pratt Launching Exclusively Worldwide on Amazon Prime Video





“The Tomorrow War” Starring Chris Pratt Launching Exclusively Worldwide on Amazon Prime Video on July 2, 2021
Yvonne Strahovski, Betty Gilpin, Sam Richardson, Edwin Hodge, and J.K. Simmons also star in the film, from director Chris McKay.
[via press release from Amazon]
“THE TOMORROW WAR” STARRING CHRIS PRATT LAUNCHING EXCLUSIVELY WORLDWIDE ON AMAZON PRIME VIDEO ON JULY 2, 2021

The Sci-Fi Action Tentpole from Skydance and Director Chris McKay also stars Yvonne Strahovski, Betty Gilpin, Sam Richardson, Edwin Hodge, and Academy Award-winner J.K. Simmons

CULVER CITY, California – April 7, 2021 – Amazon Studios has acquired worldwide rights to Skydance Media’s The Tomorrow Warfrom director Chris McKay and starring Chris Pratt, who also executive produced. The global sci-fi actioner will launch exclusively on Prime Video in over 240 countries and territories on July 2, 2021.

In The Tomorrow War, the world is stunned when a group of time travelers arrive from the year 2051 to deliver an urgent message: Thirty years in the future mankind is losing a global war against a deadly alien species. The only hope for survival is for soldiers and civilians from the present to be transported to the future and join the fight. Among those recruited is high school teacher and family man Dan Forester (Pratt). Determined to save the world for his young daughter, Dan teams up with a brilliant scientist (Yvonne Strahovski) and his estranged father (J.K. Simmons) in a desperate quest to rewrite the fate of the planet.

“The Tomorrow War will be a global event that will surprise and delight our customers around the world,” said Jennifer Salke, Head of Amazon Studios. “Director Chris McKay has brilliantly crafted this unique, action-packed sci-fi escape that will keep audiences on the edge of their seats and tug on their heart strings with its father-daughter storyline. We couldn’t be happier to continue our relationship with Chris Pratt – who brings such dynamic star power to the film – along with David Ellison and the Skydance team, as we share this exciting film with fans.”

“I’m so proud of this incredible cast and crew who worked under challenging circumstances to create a unique, original sci-fi action movie… something that’s increasingly rare. Watching this team of actors and artisans effortlessly blend action, horror, comedy, and drama was a dream come true for me … and I hope will thrill audiences this summer,” said director Chris McKay.

“It is fantastic to once again partner with Amazon to release another film from the Skydance canon,” said Skydance CEO David Ellison. “Jen and the marketing team have had great success in making film premieres on the Amazon platform must-see events and with Chris Pratt headlining, everything goes up to another level.”

The Tomorrow War also stars Yvonne Strahovski, Betty Gilpin, Sam Richardson, Edwin Hodge, and Academy-Award winner J.K. Simmons. Directed by Chris McKay and written by Zach Dean, the film was produced by David Ellison, Dana Goldberg, Don Granger, Jules Daly, David Goyer, and Adam Kolbrenner. Executive producers are Rob Cowan, Chris Pratt, Brian Oliver, and Bradley J. Fischer with Samantha Nisenboim serving as co-producer. The movie is from Amazon Studios, Skydance, and Paramount Pictures in association with New Republic Pictures.

Pratt recently appeared in the record-breaking Avengers: End Game that grossed over $2.7 billion worldwide, which was a follow up to Avengers: Infinity War, grossing more than $2 billion at the global box office. Pratt also starred in Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy franchise, with the first installment grossing over $770 million at the global box office in 2014; Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2trounced every other film that opened in the summer of 2017 by surpassing $860 million worldwide. Pratt headlined Jurassic World – the seventh highest grossing film of all time – in 2015, and he returned to his role as Owen in Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom in June 2018. Recently, Pratt wrapped production on the franchise’s third installment, Jurassic World: Dominion, slated for release in June 2022.

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Video: “Without Remorse” – Final Trailer – Prime Video





Video: “Without Remorse” – Final Trailer – Prime Video
The action thriller film starring Michael B. Jordan was directed by Stefano Sollima and written by Taylor Sheridan and Will Staples.
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Without Remorse – Final Trailer | Prime Video

Tom Clancy’s Without Remorse, or simply Without Remorse, is an upcoming American action thriller film starring Michael B. Jordan directed by Stefano Sollima and written by Taylor Sheridan and Will Staples. It is based on the 1993 novel of the same name by Tom Clancy and a spin-off of the Jack Ryan film series.

The film tells the origin story of John Kelly (aka John Clark), a U.S. Navy SEAL, who uncovers an international conspiracy while seeking justice for the murder of his pregnant wife by Russian soldiers. When Kelly joins forces with fellow SEAL Karen Greer and shadowy CIA agent Robert Ritter, the mission unwittingly exposes a covert plot that threatens to engulf the U.S. and Russia in an all-out war. FB: www.facebook.com/WithoutRemorseMovie TW: www.twitter.com/WithoutRemorse IG: www.instagram.com/WithoutRemorseMovie