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Jack Reacher, From Scorpion EP, Gets Series Order at Amazon Prime

Season 1 will be based on the first Jack Reacher novel, 1997’s The Killing Floor. Nick Santora (Scorpion) is attached to write and serve as showrunner. Child is also an EP. – Ryan Schwartz, TVLine » https://ift.tt/36VMpBd

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‘BoJack Horseman’ creator shades Netflix, Amazon for dismissing end credits

Over the holiday break, Bob-Waksberg threw shade at his own distributors, Netflix and Amazon, for shrinking end-credits sequences into tiny boxes in order to tease the next program. The showrunner made his stance on the credits issue clear on Twitter, replying to others who were having the same problem. – Christi Carras, LA Times » https://ift.tt/2ZoMo5C [photo: Stevie Van Zandt/Twitter]

‘Lord of the Rings’ Series Taps Morfydd Clark as Young Galadriel (EXCLUSIVE)

[Morfydd Clark] joins a cast that includes Markella Kavenagh, Joseph Mawle and Maxim Baldry. Sources say Clark will play young Galadriel, the character famously portrayed by Cate Blanchett in Peter Jackson’s “Lord of the Rings” and “The Hobbit” films. This would mark one of the first major characters from the book or film announced for the show. – Justin Kroll, Variety » https://ift.tt/36J37mI [photo: IMDb]

‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ Renewed For Season 4 By Amazon

Amazon has renewed the Emmy- and Golden Globe-winning comedy The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel for a fourth season. The renewal, following the Dec. 6 Season 3 premiere, also comes just days after the series received two Golden Globe nominations, for Best Television Series, Musical or Comedy, and best actress for star Rachel Brosnahan. – Denise Petski, Deadline Hollywood » https://ift.tt/2qMhg3j [photo: Amazon]

Netflix Killer? Disney Plus Growth Not Affecting Competitors Yet

The first monthly activity report from Apptopia on Disney + engagement shows that despite the very quick rise of Disney+ downloads across mobile and connected TV platforms Netflix and established companies are not loosing any steam. On the other hand Disney is seeing a big impact on its other streaming services Hulu and ESPN+. While Disney + has been downloaded 22 million times since the service launched the other two services have seen dramatic growth as it appears the rising tide or in this case the sudden tsunami has led to s major surge in downloads of Hulu (46%) and ESPN+ (34%) in the month since the launch of Disney+. – Ryan Downey, The Streaming Advisor » https://ift.tt/2qPEEgk

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