The Streaming Wars Speed Up As Amazon Moves Forward With Original Films

Yesterday, Amazon completed negotiations to finance Desired Moments, a Kristen Wiig-led dark comedy directed by Tom Kuntz, with plans to start production in January. The project is one of the most high-profile of Amazon Studio’s in-house productions and signals the beginnings of a plan to create up to 12 movies a year the company announced in January, when it hired independent producer Ted Hope. – Jackson McHenry, Forbes