Amazon's Hollywood Shopping Cart Secrets
A big checkbook, bigger buzz for 'Transparent' and now a push into movies as Jeff Bezos and studio chief Roy Price talk to THR about attracting Woody Allen, Ridley Scott and deep industry curiosity about its un-Hollywood way of doing business. "They don't want anything anybody else has," 'Transparent' creator Jill Soloway says. "They want stuff that really f--s up the status quo."
Amazon's Jeff Bezos on Hollywood Strategy: "When People Join Prime, ... They Buy More Shoes"
In a wide-ranging interview about his vision for Amazon Studios, the company's founder and CEO — who sits in on greenlight meetings for his upstart content division — reveals his plan to turn the $200 billion retail company into an industry player and his hands-off approach to content creators like 'Transparent's' Jill Soloway: "How in the world could I possibly help Jill? I can help Jill by leaving her alone."
New Movies, TV on iTunes in August: 'Furious 7,' 'Mad Max: Fury Road,' 'Fear the Walking Dead' and More
Indie films starring Jennifer Aniston, Owen Wilson, Ethan Hawke, Hailee Steinfeld, Emile Hirsch, Margot Robbie, Chris Pine and Chiwetel Ejiofor will also be available the same day they hit theaters.
The Weinstein Co., Amazon Strike Deal for Michael Fassbender Starrer 'Macbeth' (Exclusive)
Amazon will have the exclusive SVOD rights to the film, which is going out through Radius-TWC, after its December theatrical release.
New Movies, TV on Hulu in August: 'Mr. Mom,' 'Bachelor in Paradise,' 'CSI' Season 15 and More
'Hotwives of Las Vegas' and new episodes of 'America's Next Top Model' and 'Switched at Birth' are also coming to the streaming service.
New Movies, TV on Amazon in August: 'A Most Violent Year,' 'My Best Friend's Wedding,' 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' and More
Amazon's original kids' series 'Wishenpoof' will also be available for streaming while Charlize Theron's 'Dark Places' and Kevin Bacon's 'Cop Car' will be available for rent on Amazon Instant Video shortly after they hit theaters.
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