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7 items from 2017


The Legend of Master Legend, Budding Prospects, Oasis: Amazon Pilots Coming This Month

2 March 2017 2:01 PM, PST | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

If you're not in the mood for green beer, or even if you are, I guess, Amazon's next subscriber-involved pilot season will premiere on St. Patrick's Day, Friday, March 17, 2017. The five new pilots you can watch and review, to give your input on which shows Amazon should greenlight are: The Legend of Master Legend, Budding Prospects, The New V.I.P.’s, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, and Oasis.The new pilots come from Amy Sherman-Palladino, Micah Fitzerman-Blue, Noah Harpster, Terry Zwigoff, and Steve Dildarian. Featured actors include: Rachel Brosnahan, Tony Shalhoub, Richard Madden, Anil Kapoor, John Hawkes, Will Sasso, Ben Schwartz, Haley Joel Osment, Dawnn Lewis, Shea Whigham, Joel David Moore, Brett Gelman, Matt Braunger, and Missi Pyle. Learn more from the Amazon press release.  Read More… »

- TVSeriesFinale.com

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Amazon Pilots: Amy Sherman-Palladino’s ‘Gilmore Girls’ Follow-Up and a ‘Game of Thrones’ Star Goes to Space

2 March 2017 10:13 AM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Amazon is delivering some prime content (see what we did there?) for its spring season of pilots.

On March 17, the streaming service will launch its new pilot season, which will consist of two hourlong pilots and three half-hour pilots. Amazon claims that after watching the pilots, its customers can review them, which offers feedback on which series will become the next Amazon Original Series.

Read More: Amazon Pilot Reviews: ‘The Tick,’ Jillo Soloway’s ‘I Love Dick’ & ‘Jean-Claude Van Johnson,’ Ranked

Check out first-look photos and a rundown of each of the pilots below:

Oasis

Good-bye, Robb Stark. Hello, space chaplain! “Game of Thrones” star Richard Madden trades his winter furs for a clerical collar to play an English pastor who must leave his wife and become a missionary, based on the Michel Faber sci-fi novel “The Book of Strange New Things.” Instead of being sent to a new country though, »

- Hanh Nguyen

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Amazon Pilots: Amy Sherman-Palladino’s ‘Gilmore Girls’ Follow-Up and a ‘Game of Thrones’ Star Goes to Space

2 March 2017 10:13 AM, PST | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

Amazon is delivering some prime content (see what we did there?) for its spring season of pilots.

On March 17, the streaming service will launch its new pilot season, which will consist of two hourlong pilots and three half-hour pilots. Amazon claims that after watching the pilots, its customers can review them, which offers feedback on which series will become the next Amazon Original Series.

Read More: Amazon Pilot Reviews: ‘The Tick,’ Jillo Soloway’s ‘I Love Dick’ & ‘Jean-Claude Van Johnson,’ Ranked

Check out first-look photos and a rundown of each of the pilots below:

Oasis

Good-bye, Robb Stark. Hello, space chaplain! “Game of Thrones” star Richard Madden trades his winter furs for a clerical collar to play an English pastor who must leave his wife and become a missionary, based on the Michel Faber sci-fi novel “The Book of Strange New Things.” Instead of being sent to a new country though, »

- Hanh Nguyen

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Amazon spring 2017 pilots include Richard Madden drama

2 March 2017 7:24 AM, PST | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Streaming giant’s slate also includes comedy from creator of Gilmore Girls.

Amazon has announced its 2017 pilot slate, which includes space drama Oasis, with Game Of Thrones star Richard Madden, and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, a comedy from Gilmore Girls creator Amy Sherman-Palladino.

Five pilots will debut on 17th March in the UK, Us, Germany, Austria and Japan.

Customer reviews will help determine if the pilots are turned into a series.

The pilots are:

The Legend of Master Legend (half-hour)

A dark comedy about the life of a homemade superhero whose mission is to protect the people of Las Vegas from evil doers. Executive produced by Youree Henley (20th Century Women), Joshuah Bearman (Argo) and David Klawans (Argo), along with executive producers and writers Micah Fitzerman-Blue (Transparent) and Noah Harpster (Transparent). The pilot is directed by James Ponsoldt (The Spectacular Now) and stars John Hawkes (Winter’s Bone), Dawnn Lewis (Major Crimes), Shea Whigham (Boardwalk Empire) and newcomer »

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Amazon Sets 2017 Pilot Season Lineup With Projects From Amy Sherman-Palladino, ‘Game of Thrones’ Actors

2 March 2017 6:00 AM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Amazon’s 2017 pilot season will kick off on March 17, Variety has learned.

The streaming service will put up five pilots — two hourlongs and three half-hours. One of the hourlongs, “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” comes from “Gilmore Girls” creator Amy Sherman-Palladino and Daniel Palladino; the other, “Oasis,” boasts both Richard Madden and Mark Addy from “Game of Thrones.” Amazon is also entering the adult animated space with “The New V.I.P.’s” from “The Life and Times of Tim” creator Steve Dildarian.

Here’s a full rundown of what Amazon users will be able to vote on starting March 17:

Hourlongs:

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

It’s 1958 Manhattan and Miriam “Midge” Maisel (Rachel Brosnahan, “House of Cards)” has everything she’s ever wanted — the perfect husband, two kids, and an elegant Upper West Side apartment perfect for hosting Yom Kippur dinner. But her perfect life suddenly takes an unexpected turn and Midge discovers a previously unknown talent »

- Oriana Schwindt

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'Hell Or High Water', 'Deadpool' score WGA nominations

4 January 2017 11:24 AM, PST | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Writers of Hell or High Water, La La Land, Arrival and Deadpool are among the nominees for this year’s Writers Guild Awards.

Writers of Hell or High Water (pictured), La La Land, Arrival and Deadpool are among the nominees for this year’s Writers Guild Awards, set to be presented at ceremonies hosted by the West and East branches of the Writers Guild of America (WGA) on Feb 19.

Also nominated in the WGA’s original screenplay category are the writers of Loving, Manchester By The Sea and Moonlight. Fences, Hidden Figures and Nocturnal Animals produced the other nominations in the adapted screenplay category.

Documentary nominations went to Author: The Jt Leroy Story, Command And Control and Zero Days, while dramatic TV series getting nods were The Americans, Better Call Saul, Game Of Thrones, Stranger Things and Westworld.

Full list of feature nominees and selected TV nominees:

Original Screenplay

Hell or High Water Taylor Sheridan

La La Land [link »

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'Hell,' 'La La,' 'Arrival,' 'Deadpool' score WGA nominations

4 January 2017 11:24 AM, PST | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Writers of Hell or High Water, La La Land, Arrival and Deadpool are among the nominees for this year’s Writers Guild Awards.

Writers of Hell or High Water (pictured), La La Land, Arrival and Deadpool are among the nominees for this year’s Writers Guild Awards, set to be presented at ceremonies hosted by the West and East brances of the Writers Guild of America (WGA) on Feb 19.

Also nominated in the WGA’s original screenplay category are the writers of Loving, Manchester by the Sea and Moonlight. Fences, Hidden Figures and Nocturnal Animalsproduced the other nominations in the adapted screenplay category.

Documentary nominations went to Author: The Jt Leroy Story, Command and Control and Zero Days, while dramatic TV series getting nods were The Americans, Better Call Saul, Game of Thrones, Stranger Things and Westworld.

Full list of feature nominees and selected TV nominees:

Original Screenplay

Hell or High Water Taylor Sheridan

La La Land [link »

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