Simon Pegg and Nick Frost’s new comedy series is an Amazon original

The next team-up between Simon Pegg and Nick Frost will take place online. Amazon has snapped up the rights to Truth Seekers, a "comedy-horror" Prime Video series about paranormal investigators who unearth a conspiracy that threatens humanity. Fros...

An ‘Event Horizon’ series is in the works at Amazon

The classic sci-fi horror movie Event Horizon is about to get a new lease on life in the streaming era. Variety has learned that Amazon and Paramount are creating an Event Horizon series for Prime Video. Details of the plot are scarce, although the...

Facebook might bring major streaming services to its Portal for TVs

Last year, reports emerged Facebook was working on a video chat camera you'd plug into your TV. It sounds a bit like its Portal smart display, albeit without the need for a dedicated screen. One reported aspect of the device is that it'd offer video...

Amazon’s ‘Jack Ryan’ season 2 teaser includes explosions and intrigue

The deluge of Amazon Prime Video news also includes a treat for Tom Clancy enthusiasts. After a long, long wait, Amazon has posted a teaser trailer for the second season of Jack Ryan. The clip is unsurprisingly light on story, but does suggest the...

Amazon’s ‘Transparent’ ends with a musical finale on September 27th

Amazon's long-promised Transparent series finale now has a release date. The two-hour musical extravaganza is coming to Prime Video on September 27th, and the trailer gives you an idea of just how the show will handle Jeffrey Tambor's departure. It...

Amazon’s ‘Lord of the Rings’ team includes ‘Breaking Bad’ and HBO alumni

Amazon hasn't officially revealed the cast of its much-hyped Lord of the Rings series, but it's more than willing to talk about the creative team. The internet pioneer has unveiled the producers and writers behind the Tolkien-based show, and many of...

Amazon renews rescued sci-fi series ‘The Expanse’ for fifth season

Amazon clearly has a lot of confidence in its revival of The Expanse -- the internet giant has renewed the gritty sci-fi show for a fifth season months before season four's December 13th premiere. That's not completely surprising when the Prime Video...

Amazon renews rescued sci-fi series ‘The Expanse’ for fifth season

Amazon clearly has a lot of confidence in its revival of The Expanse -- the internet giant has renewed the gritty sci-fi show for a fifth season months before season four's December 13th premiere. That's not completely surprising when the Prime Video...

Amazon Prime Video comes to Oculus VR headsets

You now have yet another major video service to watch on your Oculus VR headset. Amazon has released a Prime Video VR app that allows Oculus Quest, Go, Rift and Gear VR owners to stream the internet behemoth's shows in a virtual space. There will eve...

Amazon’s ‘Homecoming’ casts Janelle Monáe as its new lead

When Amazon Prime Video series Homecoming returns for its second season, it'll have a new star. Actor and musician Janelle Monáe is taking over the lead role from Julia Roberts. She'll play a woman who wakes up a canoe with no idea how she got...