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Wong Kar-wai Amazon Series Dead, ‘In the Mood for Love’ Spiritual Sequel on Hold

The wait for a new project from Wong Kar-wai is going to get longer as the South China Morning Post reports that the director’s Amazon series “Tong Wars” has been cancelled. Sources close to the director told the Post that “Tong Wars” has been “canceled for some time” and never started production. – Zack Sharf, IndieWire » https://ift.tt/37DOql9

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‘A League of Their Own’: Meet the Full Cast for Amazon’s Comedic Reboot

The 10-episode fourth season — released on Netflix in May 2019 — found the titular devil dealing with both a pesky priest and the return of his very first girlfriend, Eve. One month later, Netflix announced that it had renewed Lucifer for a concluding fifth season, which is currently in its final weeks of production. Season 5 will consist of 16 episodes that will air in two separate, eight-episode chunks (premiere date TBD). – Michael Aussiello, TVLine » https://ift.tt/39xycLy

‘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]

Amazon Viola Davis-Allison Janney Sundance Kid Pic ‘Troop Zero’ Heading To Prime Streaming Service

Amazon opted to release its Scott Z. Burns directed Adam Driver feature The Report, which they picked up at Sundance for an estimated $14M, via their truncated theatrical-streaming model with the pic opening this Friday and streaming on Nov. 29. Likewise, the Felicity Jones-Eddie Redmayne period air-balloon meteorologist movie, The Aeronauts, which made its world premiere at Telluride, is hitting theaters on Dec. 6 followed by a Prime streaming release on Dec. 20. – Anthony D’Alessandro, Deadline Hollywood » http://dlvr.it/RJ3n2t

Amazon Orders Two Seasons of Critical Role’s Animated ‘Legend of Vox Machina’ Series

Following the Kickstarter campaign, CR had planned to produce 10 episodes of “Vox Machina.” Under the agreement with Amazon, Prime Video ordered an additional 14 episodes, for a total of 24 episodes across two seasons. (Currently, there’s no premiere date set for season 1 of the series but it’s targeted for late 2020.) In addition, Amazon Studios inked a first-look deal with Critical Role to develop new series to premiere exclusively on Prime Video worldwide. – Todd Spangler, Variety » https://trib.al/7NiVU5I
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