Amazon buys Sundance prize-winning documentary ‘One Child Nation’

Amazon's spending spree at this year's Sundance festival now includes at least one of the event's award winners. The internet giant has bought the rights to One Child Nation, the documentary that just won a grand jury prize at he festival. The cash...

Amazon buys Shia LaBeouf’s semi-autobiographical ‘Honey Boy’

It's no secret that Amazon has been on a buying spree at Sundance, but its latest acquisition is an unusual one. The internet giant has snapped up Honey Boy, a Shia LaBeouf drama influenced by the actor's childhood and created as part of his rehab p...

Amazon assembles a high-profile cast for low-key superhero series

Amazon has recruited a glitzy crew of Hollywood stars for its animated superhero show Invincible, based on the eponymous comic book co-created by The Walking Dead scribe Robert Kirkman. Leading the voice cast is TV's The Walking Dead alum Steven Yuen...

Amazon sets Sundance record by acquiring Mindy Kaling’s ‘Late Night’

Amazon might just be the biggest player at the Sundance Film Festival this year. The internet giant has spent $13 million to acquire the US rights to Late Night, a movie written, produced and starring Mindy Kaling. As Deadline pointed out, that's a...

Amazon’s all-female NFL commentary team will return next season

SportsCenter anchor Hannah Storm and NFL Network chief correspondent Andrea Kremer know exactly what they'll be doing on Thursday evenings this fall. That's because they're returning to Thursday Night Football on Amazon Prime Video. Last season, they...

Bootleg version of ‘One Cut of the Dead’ accidentally released on Amazon

One Cut of the Dead, a comedic zombie film that has been making waves on the Japanese film circuit, was briefly available to stream on Amazon Prime Video yesterday. Just one problem: it was never supposed to be. Third Window Films, the distributor of...

‘Luke Cage’ showrunner jumps ship for Amazon

Netflix's decision to scrap Luke Cage (among other Marvel shows) might have an upside for its rivals -- Amazon has struck a deal with the superhero production's showrunner, Cheo Hodari Coker. He'll develop and produce content for Prime Video under h...