Amazon Studios

Amazon Studios’ original series productions range from Amy Sherman-Palladino’s award-winning The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel to Philip K. Dick’s Man in the High Castle.

On the film side, Amazon Studios produces and acquires original movies for theatrical release and early window distribution exclusively for their Amazon Prime members. At the 2017 Academy Awards, Amazon Studios became the first streaming service to win Oscars for Manchester by the Sea.

Bleeding Cool follows Amazon Studios’ efforts closely, with their upcoming duo classic fantasy series, Lord of the Rings (based on a young Aragorn), and Robert Jordan’s Wheel of Time, you can keep abreast of the latest in news, rumors, and happenings right here.



Doctor Who Series 12 Hiatus Hijinks: What to Watch While We Wait…And Wait

It is a brand new year, ‘Resolution’ and its Dalek has come and gone, and we are now in for at least a year of waiting before we get any new Doctor Who television adventures…so what is a Whovian to do? While I have seriously considered just being sad and yelling at people on the internet, there […]

The Hunt: Al Pacino Reportedly Made Offer He Couldn’t Refuse, Joins Jordan Peele’s Nazi Hunter Series for Amazon

Amazon Studios and Oscar-winning writer/director Jordan Peele are nearing a deal to bring Al Pacino (The Godfather Trilogy, Heat) aboard their vengeance-driven Nazi-hunting project The Hunt. Co-starring with The Perks of Being A Wallflower‘s Logan Lerman (Jack & Bobby), the 10-episode series marks the versatile actor’s for foray into episodic television. According to exclusive reporting from Deadline Hollywood, the actor […]

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Dororo: Anime Honors Osamu Tezuka’s Classic Manga, Better with Subtitles (REVIEW)

Cancel those Rosetta Stone orders, anime fans! Dororo… has subtitles at last on Amazon Prime! And yes, it’s much better when you can understand what they’re saying. The story takes place in the Sengoku period of medieval Japan, where an ambitious lord makes a pact with demons to ensure his land thrives. The price is his newborn […]

Hanna: Why Did The Ruthless Teenage Killing Machine Cross the Road? (VIDEO)

Before we go any further, it’s time for you to open up, come clean, and admit what you were thinking the moment you saw the first teaser for Amazon Prime Video‘s series adaptation of Joe Wright‘s 2011 Saoirse Ronan-starrer film Hanna – and be honest! “It would be kinda’ cool if the series was about a ‘ruthless […]

The Bleeding Cool Top 25 TV Influencers 2019: The Complete List

Welcome to The Bleeding Cool Top 25 TV Influencers 2019, a look inside our “crystal ball” as we predict the individuals, shows, and events that could have a major influence on you this year. Our twenty-five choices were based on a year’s worth of Bleeding Cool television coverage, third-party coverage, analytics, and raw gut instinct. We started with more than […]

Amazon Teaser Asks, “Who Stole Hanna? And Why?” (VIDEO)

Who stole Hanna? And why? Two simple questions consisting of five words in total  – and yet those five words, those two simple questions are set to send viewers down a rabbit hole of spies, double-crosses, and personal discovery. Amazon Video is sharing the first teaser for their series adaptation of Joe Wright‘s 2011 movie […]

The Bleeding Cool Top 25 TV Influencers 2019 Countdown: #5-#1

Andy Kaufman scared the living hell out of me when I was ten – and I’ve been thankful for it ever since. When I was growing up, there were four gospels to Friday nights. Bedtime set at 8 p.m. No debate. No discussion. Dad would pass out in his recliner after working shifts at the […]

The Bleeding Cool TV Top 10 Best of 2018: The Complete List

“Television is becoming a collage – there are so many channels that you move through them making a collage yourself. In that sense, everyone sees something a bit different.” – David Hockney There was a time when working for television was labelled a “demotion,” a professional death sentence for movie stars whose careers were on […]

The Bleeding Cool Top 25 TV Influencers 2019 Countdown: #15-#11

Andy Kaufman scared the living hell out of me when I was ten – and I’ve been thankful for it ever since. When I was growing up, there were four gospels to Friday nights. Bedtime set at 8 p.m. No debate. No discussion. Dad would pass out in his recliner after working shifts at the […]

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The Bleeding Cool TV Top 10 Best of 2018 Countdown: #2 The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

“Television is becoming a collage – there are so many channels that you move through them making a collage yourself. In that sense, everyone sees something a bit different.” – David Hockney There was a time when working for television was labelled a “demotion,” a professional death sentence for movie stars whose careers were on […]

The Bleeding Cool Top 25 TV Influencers 2019 Countdown: #25-#21

Andy Kaufman scared the living hell out of me when I was ten – and I’ve been thankful for it ever since. When I was growing up, there were four gospels to Friday nights. Bedtime set at 8 p.m. No debate. No discussion. Dad would pass out in his recliner after working shifts at the […]

Bah! Humbug! Why ‘A Christmas Carol’ Needs a Holiday from the Holidays

Charles Dickens‘ A Christmas Carol is an American tradition during the end-of-the-year holidays. It’s a quality story – but unfortunately, an abused one and most often the point gets lost on audiences. Whether it’s a direct adaptation of the Dickens’ novel or the beloved American film It’s a Wonderful Life, both main characters deal with a […]


The Hunt: Logan Lerman in Talks to Lead Amazon Studios/Jordan Peele Nazi Hunter Series

Amazon Studios and Oscar-winning writer-director Jordan Peele may have found someone to lead The Hunt, their 10-episode vengeance-driven Nazi-hunting series. The Perks of Being A Wallflower‘s Logan Lerman (Jack & Bobby) is in negotiations to lead the project, produced by Peele’s Monkeypaw Productions and Sonar Entertainment, and created by series writer/executive producer David Weil (Moonfall). Sonar Entertainment’s Tom Lesinski  (Mr. Mercedes) and Jenna Santoianni (Mr. Mercedes); […]

The ABC Murders: John Malkovich’s Poirot Hunts a Serial Killer in BBC One/Amazon Adapt (TRAILER)

With John Malkovich (Billions, Burn After Reading) set to stretch his “little gray cells” as Agatha Christie‘s literary detective Hercule Poirot in BBC One/Amazon’s The ABC Murders later this month, mystery fans are getting their first full look at the three-night lmited series adaptation with the release of the limited series’ official trailer: Adapted by Sarah Phelps (The Casual Vacancy, EastEnders) and directed […]


Peter Jackson, Philippa Boyens Talk Amazon’s ‘Lord of the Rings’ Series

Amazon is hard at work on their upcoming Lord of the Rings television series(eseseses), and filmmaker Peter Jackson along with screenwriter Philippa Boyens have some thoughts about the project.   Jackson and Boyens recently spoke with Fandom while on the press tour for Mortal Engines, and the subject of LoTR at Amazon came up. Jackson said: “It’s interesting, I would hope […]


Modern Love: Anne Hathaway, Tina Fey Headline All-Star Cast for Amazon Studios Comedy Anthology

Amazon Studios may have found a way to single-handidly (“single-streamidly”???) employ every working actor in show business today with new project Modern Love. Based on the popular The New York Times column about love and human connection, the eight-episode half-hour romantic comedy anthology explores the many facets of love – including sexual, romantic, familial, platonic, and […]