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Amazon Studios Greenlights 'Hand of God' Pilot (Andre Royo, Emayatzy Corinealdi Co-Star)

12 April 2014 3:00 PM, PDT | ShadowAndAct | See recent ShadowAndAct news »

Amazon Studios is steadily announcing its new production lineup, with several new series and pilots greenlit over the past few weeks. Of interest to our readers, the studio has greenlit Hand of God, a one-hour drama pilot from Executive Producers Marc ForsterBen WatkinsRon PerlmanBrian Wilkins and Jeff King. The show centers on "the powerful Judge Pernell Harris (Ron Perlman), a hard-living, law-bending married man with a high-end call girl on the side, who suffers a mental breakdown and goes on a vigilante quest to find the rapist who tore his family apart. With no real evidence to go on, Pernell begins to rely on 'visions' and 'messages' »

- Jai Tiggett

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‘Sons Of Anarchy’ In Rearview Mirror, Ron Perlman Signs With Gersh

11 April 2014 10:49 AM, PDT | Deadline New York | See recent Deadline New York news »

Exclusive: Gersh has signed Ron Perlman and his production company. After Hellboy and Sons Of Anarchy, Perlman is building the next chapter of his career. He’s not letting any moss grow under him since completing his superb turn as Sons biker club leader Clay Morrow. Perlman has optioned several screenplays, he is currently starring in and exec producing Hand Of God, a pilot for Amazon that Marc Forster is directing, and he has made a deal to co-write with Michael Largo the memoir Easy Street—The Hard Way that will be published by Perseus Books Group imprint Da Capo Press. I had the honor of being asked by Kurt Sutter to moderate the Sons panel that closed San Diego Comic-Con, and found Perlman to be so subdued and fatalistic about his character’s future on the show, almost seeming ashamed of what his character had done. Feeling he was »

- MIKE FLEMING JR

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‘Sons Of Anarchy’ In Rearview Mirror, Ron Perlman Signs With Gersh

11 April 2014 10:49 AM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Exclusive: Gersh has signed Ron Perlman and his production company. After Hellboy and Sons Of Anarchy, Perlman is building the next chapter of his career. He’s not letting any moss grow under him since completing his superb turn as Sons biker club leader Clay Morrow. Perlman has optioned several screenplays, he is currently starring in and exec producing Hand Of God, a pilot for Amazon that Marc Forster is directing, and he has made a deal to co-write with Michael Largo the memoir Easy Street—The Hard Way that will be published by Perseus Books Group imprint Da Capo Press. I had the honor of being asked by Kurt Sutter to moderate the Sons panel that closed San Diego Comic-Con, and found Perlman to be so subdued and fatalistic about his character’s future on the show, almost seeming ashamed of what his character had done. Feeling he was »

- MIKE FLEMING JR

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5 Daily Tech Stories That Filmmakers (and Film Fans) Must Read: Indie Web Series, Grants for Promising Media Projects and More

10 April 2014 1:54 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

1. Pov Will Expand Digital Production With $250,000 from The Knight Foundation: Expanding Pov's commitment to digital storytelling, $75,000 of the Knight Foundation funding will go to two promising media projects that "push the boundaries of nonfiction media in the digital age," according to Pov. The projects will receive technical and creative support to take them from idea to prototype to a finished product. Read more, documentary filmmakers! 2. Amazon Greenlights Whit Stillman and Marc Forster Pilots: Stillman's "The Cosmopolitans" follows a group of young American expatriates in Paris who are searching for love and friendship in a foreign city. Starring Adam Brody ("The Oc") and Chloe Sevigny ("Big Love"), the dramatic comedy pilot will begin shooting in Paris this April. Forster will direct the pilot for "Hand of God," a drama about a powerful, hard-living judge who bends the law from time to time -- and that's before a religious awakening  sparks seeing. »

- Max O'Connell

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Amazon Orders Pilots Starring Ron Perlman, Chloë Sevigny

10 April 2014 8:02 AM, PDT | backstage.com | See recent Backstage news »

Amazon Studios continues to team with prominent talent for its pilots. The company has promoted its open submission process, but only one script submitted to the studio through its website that has gone to series, although two of its pilots came through submissions. Now, Adam Brody and Chloë Sevigny are set to star in the pilot "The Cosmopolitans," which will be written, directed, and produced by Whit Stillman. Dubbed a "dramatic comedy," the pilot "follows a group of young American expatriates in Paris searching for love and friendship in a foreign city.” Shooting begins this week on location in Paris. Meanwhile, director Marc Forster is set to make his "television debut" with Amazon. His pilot "Hand of God" will star Ron Perlman and Dana Delany. The one-hour drama features Perlman in the role of Judge Harris, "a hard-living, law-bending married man with a high-end call girl on the side, who suffers a mental breakdown, »

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Amazon Greenlights Whit Stillman Pilot ‘The Cosmopolitans’

9 April 2014 11:45 AM, PDT | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

Briefly: Amazon’s next round of pilots includes a show from Whit Stillman (Metropolitan, The Last Days of Disco) and one directed by Marc Forster (World War Z, Quantum of Solace). Whit Stillman’s show is The Cosmopolitans, which “follows a group of young American expatriates in Paris who are searching for love and friendship in a foreign city.” It […]

The post Amazon Greenlights Whit Stillman Pilot ‘The Cosmopolitans’ appeared first on /Film. »

- Russ Fischer

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Amazon Studios Greenlights Two New Pilots: "The Cosmopolitans" and "Hand of God"

9 April 2014 9:48 AM, PDT | Hollywonk | See recent Hollywonk news »

Amazon Studios today announced it has greenlit two new pilots—the half hour dramatic comedy The Cosmopolitans, from Whit Stillman, and one hour drama Hand of God from Executive Producers Marc Forster, Ben Watkins, Ron Perlman, Brian Wilkins and Jeff King—for its third pilot season debuting later this year on Amazon Instant Video. Customers will once again be invited to watch and provide feedback on the shows they want to see turned into full series, which will then become available on Prime Instant Video. Additional pilots joining The Cosmopolitans and Hand of God in the third pilot season will be announced in the coming weeks. More on the pilots:

The Cosmopolitans

Written, directed and produced by Academy Award nominee Whit Stillman (Metropolitan, Barcelona, The Last Days of Disco), The Cosmopolitans follows a group of young American expatriates in Paris searching for love and friendship in a foreign city. The »

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Amazon Announces New Pilots

9 April 2014 9:34 AM, PDT | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

Amazon Studios hasn’t backed out from its commitment to creating original series’ for their Instant Video streaming service. Despite Netflix running away as the #1 streaming network, Amazon has announced that a third round of pilots are set to premiere later this year. They’re also going to keep their unique, quasi fan-sourced, approach alive. See, on Amazon, when they launch a pilot they allow the viewers a window of time to offer direct feedback about whether or not they’d like to see the series get a full season order.

They’ve found some success with recent shows like Alpha House and Betas, while notable flops like their series adaptation of Zombieland famously tanked during the network’s ambitious first attempt at creating something original.

Amazon Studios that the network’s third round of pilots will include the following two shows:

The Cosmopolitans

Written, directed and produced by Academy Award nominee Whit Stillman (Metropolitan, »

- Mario-Francisco Robles

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Amazon greenlights new pilot 'The Cosmopolitans,' starring Adam Brody and Chloe Sevigny

9 April 2014 9:32 AM, PDT | EW - Inside TV | See recent EW.com - Inside TV news »

Amazon Studios continues to curate original programming featuring big-name stars with the announcement that it has greenlit two new pilots: the half-hour dramatic comedy The Cosmopolitans and the hour-long drama Hand of God.

The Cosmopolitans finds Adam Brody returning to television in his first starring role since The O.C. He plays Jimmy, an American living in Paris whose romantic adventures intertwine with a group of fellow ex-pats, including Vicky, played by Chloë Sevigny. Dree Hemingway and Shaun Evans also star in the pilot from writer/director Whit Stillman (Metropolitan, Barcelona). Production begins this week on location in Paris.

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- Amber Ray

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Amazon Greenlights New Pilots Starring Adam Brody, Chloë Sevigny

9 April 2014 9:05 AM, PDT | Tubefilter.com | See recent Tubefilter News news »

Not content with tripling its streaming traffic over the past year, Amazon just greenlit a pair of star-studded pilots it hopes will help add to an even more sizable streaming video audience in 2014. The half-hour dramatic comedy The Cosmopolitans and the hourlong drama Hand of God will premiere during Amazon’s third pilot season later this year on Amazon Instant Video, when and where viewers will be encouraged to provide feedback on their favorite shows they want to see turned into fully fledged series. The Cosmopolitans is written, directed, and produced by Academy Award nominee Whit Stillman (Metropolitan, Barcelona, The Last Days of Disco) and follows a group of American expats in Paris “searching for love and friendship in a foreign city.” That group of includes characters played by Adam Brody, Chloe Sevigny, Carrie MacLemore, Dree Hemingway, Freddy Abslom, Shaun Evans, and Adriano Giannini, all of which are on location »

- Joshua Cohen

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Amazon Green-lights Whit Stillman Paris Pilot

9 April 2014 8:15 AM, PDT | Vulture | See recent Vulture news »

Whit Stillman is working on a dramedy pilot (!) starring Chloë Sevigny and Adam Brody (!), about American expats living in Paris and looking for love (! forever). The show, called The Cosmopolitans, is one of two pilots Amazon recently green-lit, the company announced today. The other is Hand of God, written by Burn Notice producer Ben Watkins and directed by Marc Forster. Amazon describes that show thusly: The show centers on the powerful [Judge Pernell Harris, played by Ron Perlman], a hard-living, law-bending married man with a high-end call girl on the side, who suffers a mental breakdown, and goes on a vigilante quest to find the rapist who tore his family apart. With no real evidence to go on, Pernell begins to rely on "visions" and “messages” he believes are being sent by God through Pernell's ventilator-bound son Dana Delany plays his long-suffering wife, and Garret Dillahunt plays »

- Margaret Lyons

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Amazon Greenlights Whit Stillman's Pilot 'The Cosmopolitans' and 'Hand of God' From Marc Forster

9 April 2014 7:41 AM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

Amazon is already gearing up for their third pilot season. After recently announcing the shows moving on from pilot season number two, Amazon has given the greenlight to two new pilots, one from Whit Stillman and the other from Marc Forster and Ron Perlman.  Stillman's "The Cosmopolitans" follows a group of young American expatriates in Paris who are searching for love and friendship in a foreign city. Starring Adam Brody ("The Oc") and Chloe Sevigny ("Big Love"), the dramatic comedy pilot will begin shooting in Paris this April. Forster will direct the pilot for "Hand of God," a drama about a powerful, hard-living judge who bends the law from time to time -- and that's before a religious awakening  sparks seeing visions and hearing voices from his ventilator-bound son. Ron Perlman ("Sons of Anarchy") will play the lead of Judge Pernell while Dana Delany ("Body of Proof") will play his wife. »

- Ben Travers

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Amazon Greenlights Whit Stillman's Pilot 'The Cosmopolitans' and 'Hand of God' From Marc Forster

9 April 2014 7:41 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Amazon is already gearing up for their third pilot season. After recently announcing the shows moving on from pilot season number two, Amazon has given the greenlight to two new pilots, one from Whit Stillman and the other from Marc Forster and Ron Perlman.  Stillman's "The Cosmopolitans" follows a group of young American expatriates in Paris who are searching for love and friendship in a foreign city. Starring Adam Brody ("The Oc") and Chloe Sevigny ("Big Love"), the dramatic comedy pilot will begin shooting in Paris this April. Forster will direct the pilot for "Hand of God," a drama about a powerful, hard-living judge who bends the law from time to time -- and that's before a religious awakening  sparks seeing visions and hearing voices from his ventilator-bound son. Ron Perlman ("Sons of Anarchy") will play the lead of Judge Pernell while Dana Delany ("Body of Proof") will play his wife. »

- Ben Travers

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Ron Perlman pilot gets greenlight at Amazon

9 April 2014 7:25 AM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Amazon has ordered two new pilots as part of their third season of original programming. The online giant has not yet debuted its second season of television series, in fact, it was only at the beginning of last week that Amazon announced what series they had picked up for season two, but clearly they have no plans of slowing down. First up with the two new pilots is "The Cosmopolitans," a half-hour dramatic comedy written, directed, and produced by Whit Stillman.  Amazon writes that the series "follows a group of young American expatriates in Paris searching for love and friendship in a foreign city." The series stars Adam Brody, Chloe Sevigny, Carrie MacLemore, Dree Hemingway, Freddy Asblom, Shaun Evans, and Adriano Giannini. The second series, "Hand of God," is from Marc Forster, who directed last year's "World War Z" with Brad Pitt. Ron Perlman leads the cast as Judge Pernell Harris. »

- Josh Lasser

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Amazon Studios Confirms Pilots ‘Cosmopolitans’ & ‘Hand Of God’

9 April 2014 6:55 AM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Amazon Studios traditionally doesn’t announce its pilots until they’re fully cast and starting production. That is why it this morning confirmed the first two pilots from its third pilot season — half-hour dramatic comedy The Cosmopolitans, from Whit Stillman, and one-hour drama Hand Of God, from executive producers Marc Forster, Ben Watkins, Ron Perlman, Brian Wilkins and Jeff King. Both were greenlighted in January. The Cosmopolitans, about young American expatriates in Paris searching for love and friendship, stars Adam Brody and Chloë SevignyHand Of God stars Ron Perlman as a hard-living powerful judge-turned vigilante and co-stars Dana Delany and Garret Dillahunt. Yet to be confirmed are three other Amazon pilots ordered this year, single-camera comedy Red Oaks, executive produced by Steven Soderbergh and executive produced and directed by David Gordon GreenShaun Cassidy’s drama Hysteria and Samuel Baum’s dramedy Cocked. Here are detailed descriptions and credits »

- NELLIE ANDREEVA

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Amazon Studios Greenlights Pilots from Whit Stillman, Marc Forster, Ron Perlman

9 April 2014 6:34 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Amazon Studios has landed some big name collaborators, partnering with indie darling Whit Stillman and “World War Z” director Marc Forster on a pair of pilots as the company continues to dive deeper into the world of original content. The company said Wednesday that it has greenlit the half-hour dramatic comedy “The Cosmopolitans,” from Stillman, and the one-hour drama “Hand of God” from Executive Producers Forster, Ben WatkinsRon PerlmanBrian Wilkins and Jeff King. In true digital fashion, the company is crowd-sourcing its pilot process. Later this year, customers will be invited to watch and offer up their takes »

- Brent Lang

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Amazon Gives the Greenlight to The Cosmopolitans and Hand of God

9 April 2014 | Comingsoon.net | See recent Comingsoon.net news »

Amazon Studios today announced it has greenlit two new pilots.the half hour dramatic comedy "The Cosmopolitans," from Whit Stillman, and one hour drama "Hand of God" from Executive Producers Marc Forster, Ben Watkins, Ron Perlman, Brian Wilkins and Jeff King.for its third pilot season debuting later this year on Amazon Instant Video. Customers will once again be invited to watch and provide feedback on the shows they want to see turned into full series, which will then become available on Prime Instant Video. Additional pilots joining "The Cosmopolitans" and "Hand of God" in the third pilot season will be announced in the coming weeks. "We're very pleased to be working with Whit, Ron, Ben, and Marc on developing these pilots," said »

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Duo Join Netflix’s New Thriller Drama Series; Trio Book Recurring Roles In Pilots

8 April 2014 8:00 PM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Mia Kirshner (The L Word) and Waleed Zuaiter (Revolution, Homeland) have booked recurring roles on Netflix’s untitled psychological thriller drama from Sony Pictures TV. Written and executive produced by Damages creators Todd A. Kessler, Daniel Zelman and Glenn Kessler (Kzk), the 13-episode series centers on a close-knit family of four adult siblings (Kyle Chandler, Ben Mendelsohn, Linda Cardellini, Norbert Leo Butz) whose secrets and scars are revealed when their black sheep brother (Mendelsohn) returns home. Kirshner, repped by Apa, Wishlab and Characters, most recently shot a guest role on ABC pilot Clementine. Zuaiter, repped by Stone Manners Salners Agency and Ramos Management, will play Major Eckhardt, a mysterious authority figure in the Florida Keys who is having an affair with Meg Rayburn (Linda Cardellini). Zuaiter is coming off a starring role in the Oscar-nominated film Omar. Elaine Tan has been cast in a recurring role in Amazon Studios’ drama pilot Hand Of God, »

- THE DEADLINE TEAM

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‘Soaked in Bleach’ Trailer: The Kurt Cobain Death Conspiracy Docudrama Starring That Guy From ‘Lost’

8 April 2014 6:30 PM, PDT | FilmSchoolRejects.com | See recent FilmSchoolRejects news »

We’ve already had one great documentary spinning theories about Kurt Cobain‘s death (Nick Broomfield’s Kurt & Courtney) and one great dramatization of the last days of the Nirvana frontman (Gus Van Sant’s Last Days), but now there’s a (possibly great?) movie coming out that combines both approaches. Today is the 20th anniversary of when Cobain’s body was found dead, so of course the first trailer for this new docudrama has just arrived online. Titled Soaked in Bleach, it combines interviews with people associated with the case, including private detective Tom Grant, with reenactments featuring actors such as Lost‘s Daniel Roebuck as private detective Tom Grant. Others in the drama side’s cast play Cobain (Tyler Brian), Courtney Love (Sarah Scott), Hole guitarist Eric Erlandson (Kale Clauson), Guns N’ Roses bassist Duff McKagan (Tor Brown), Butthole Surfers singer Gibby Haynes (David Daskal), Earth front man Dylan Carlson (August Emerson) and a character »

- Christopher Campbell

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Art Linson & John Linson Ink HBO Deal, Set Up Drama Project With Taylor Sheridan

7 April 2014 2:00 PM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Sons Of Anarchy executive producers Art Linson and John Linson are reuniting with former Soa co-star Taylor Sheridan for a gritty family drama at HBO. It marks the first project under a two-year exclusive television deal Art and John Linson have signed with the pay cable network. It follows the father-and-son duo’s stint as executive producers on HBO’s David Milch drama pilot The Money. The new project, Yellowstone, follows one family’s violent struggle against encroachment in southwest Montana. Sheridan will write the script from a story he is co-writing with John Linson. The two executive produce with Art Linson. It is unclear whether Sheridan would have an acting role on the show. The Veronica Mars alum Sheridan has been focusing on writing for the past couple of years and has several feature projects in the works: Sicario, with producers Basil Iwanyk and Molly Smith and director Denis Villeneuve; Comancheria, »

- NELLIE ANDREEVA

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