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    Whit Stillman Writing/Directing ‘Cosmopolitan’ For Amazon Studios; Moving His Jane Austen Movie Idea Into Novel Form

    Is Amazon Studios the next Netflix? Not quite, but it’s not for lack of trying and some have already called them a Hollywood threat. Lots of stuff is cooking over there: the John Goodman-starring political comedy “Alpha House,” Nicolas Winding Refn’s “Barbarella;” even the “Zombieland” series may po...

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    Nicolas Winding Refn's 'Barbarella' Series Surfaces at Amazon Studios

    News broke back in June 2012 that "Drive" filmmaker Nicolas Winding Refn was executive producing a television series adaptation of the 1968 cult film "Barbarella," based on the French comic strip by Jean-Claude Forest and starring Jane Fonda as a sort of intergalactic sex kitten tasked with stopping...

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    Nicolas Winding Refn's 'Barbarella' Heads To Amazon, Philip Seymour Hoffman/Kathryn Hahn Series Gets Order & More

    Between Sundance and the Oscars, it might seem like its all movies all the time, but some new developments in the TV world have our attentions pointed toward the small screen...

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    5 Daily Tech Stories That Filmmakers (and Film Fans) Need to Read: Amazon Courts Screenwriters, Criterion Sale in iTunes and More

    Today's top tech stories for filmmakers and film fans include news about a Twitter TV show, a new tool for screenwriters on Amazon and more.

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    Why Amazon's Original Series May Be More Successful (If Less Interesting) Than Netflix's

    As soon as Amazon announced its first round of original series, thoughts were drawn to Netflix and its big year of introducing shows of its own, starting with "House of Cards." Parallels between the two companies were quickly drawn -- and understandably so.

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    Despite Overzealous Attempts to Be Timely, Amazon Original Series 'Betas' Is a Solid Tech World Comedy

    Check out our review of "Betas," Amazon's second original series set in the world of Silicon Valley startups.

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    5 Best Bets on TV This Week: Bill Cosby, Moms Mabley and the 50th Anniversary of 'Doctor Who'

    Sure, Sunday tends to be overcrowded with high-end TV, including "Boardwalk Empire," "Homeland," "Masters of Sex," "The Walking Dead" and more, but what to watch the rest of the time? Every Monday, we bring you five noteworthy highlights from the other six days of the week.

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    Will Its Mild Debut Comedy Series 'Alpha House' Make Enough of a Splash for Amazon Studios?

    Both Netflix and Amazon turned to D.C. for their first big ventures into original programming. What better signal of your substance and relevance (if not, perhaps, your youthful appeal) than to skewer the world of American politics in your inaugural series?

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    5 Best Bets on TV This Week: British Dystopias, Amazon's First Original Comedy and Hugh Jackman in 'Oklahoma!'

    Sure, Sunday tends to be overcrowded with high-end TV, including "Boardwalk Empire," "Eastbound and Down," "Homeland," "Masters of Sex," "The Walking Dead" and more, but what to watch the rest of the time? Every Monday, we bring you five noteworthy highlights from the other six days of the week.

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    Amazon Sets Premiere Dates For Original Comedies 'Alpha House' and 'Betas,' Won't Follow Netflix Releasing Model

    Amazon will make its official entry into the world of original programming this month with the launches of "Alpha House" and "Betas," its first two comedy series.

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