29 Aug Amazon Eyes Deals With Sony And Paramount, Potentially Other Studios, To Create Original Movies For The Service [Deadline]
By Dawn C. Chmielewski
August 28, 2018 | Amazon is holding exploratory talks with major Hollywood studios about creating films for its streaming service, sources confirmed to Deadline. The company has held preliminary discussions with Paramount and Sony and possibly others about the possibility of developing original movies for the streaming service.
Talks are still in the early stages, and no agreements have been reached, sources say. However Amazon is looking for the opportunity to exploit existing studio IP. Sources say Amazon is looking to replicate Paramount’s success with The Cloverfield Paradox, a film sequel that was released directly to rival streaming service Netflix.
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