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The heist comedy is slated to hit theaters Aug. 18, 2017, and Amazon expects to release “Logan Lucky” on Prime Video during the first quarter of 2018. The film stars Channing Tatum, Adam Driver, Riley Keough, Hilary Swank, Seth MacFarlane, Katie Holmes, and Daniel Craig.
In addition, Amazon has signed an exclusive two-year first-look deal for theatrical film projects from Fingerprint Releasing, the film distributor formed by Soderbergh and piloted by Dan Fellman, former president of domestic distribution for Warner Bros. Under the deal, Amazon will provide strategic promotion and advertising financing to augment the marketing of Fingerprint’s theatrical releases.
Soderbergh, whose “Logan Lucky” marks his return to film after a four-year hiatus, called Amazon “a fearless, flexible co-conspirator.”
“The deal with Amazon is the final, crucial piece of the puzzle, »
- Todd Spangler
Hulu is keeping its Eye open.
The streamer has handed out a second season renewal to drama Shut Eye, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. John Shiban (Hell on Wheels, Da Vinci's Demons) will take over as showrunner, replacing David Hudgins (Friday Night Lights), for the drama's 10-episode second season.
For his part, Shiban will reunite with exec producers Mark Johnson and Melissa Bernstein after collaborating with the duo on AMC's Breaking Bad. Sources note Shiban signed an overall deal with Sony Pictures Television. Hudgins, also based at Spt, joined midway through season one and exited to focus on a script for CBS that ultimately was passed »
- Lesley Goldberg
Exclusive: In advance of the BBC Worldwide Showcase event in Liverpool next week, Fudge Park's Iain Morris and Damon Beesley are teaming with hot Brit writer Sam Bain for three-part BBC Comedy laffer Ill Behaviour. Exec produced by Fudge Park, the banner set up in 2015 by The Inbetweeners creators Morris and Beesley, Ill Behaviour stars Chris Geere (Waterloo Road), Tom Riley (Da Vinci's Demons), Lizzy Caplan (Mean Girls), Jessica Regan (Call the Midwife), Christina Chong… »
3 items from 2017
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