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Amazon greenlights The Man in the High Castle TV series

Amazon released a total of 13 pilots last month, with full series approval contingent on user response. What didn’t make the cut? Among other things, the comedies Cocked, Down Dog, and Salem Rogers, as well as Point of Honor, a civil war drama whose pilot was written by Lost showrunner Carlton Cuse. The Man in the High Castle and other successful shows will join existing Amazon series like Alpha House and Transparent, both of which are coming back for new seasons. Amazon also announced last month that it would be producing a TV show written and directed entirely by Woody Allen, which will air in 2016. – Adi Robertson, The Verge
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As Chris Kelly Takes Fandor Reins, Might Ted Hope Head For Amazon?

As lead investor and former Facebook General Counsel and Chief Privacy Officer Chris Kelly today stepped in as interim head of the curated film streaming service Fandor after CEO Ted Hope left for another gig, speculation is building on where Hope will go next. We’re hearing it might be a top post at Amazon Studios steering its fledgling film production unit. – Mike Fleming Jr, Deadline Hollywood 
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