Amazon proclaims new exhibits from 'Iron Man three' director and Diablo Cody

Amazon announces new shows from 'Iron Man 3' director and Diablo Cody

Coming off of a slew of Emmy wins with Clear, Amazon simply introduced its fall TV pilot lineup, which incorporates much more massive names than earlier years. Among the many most promising is Edge, an adaptation of the notably violent George G. Gillman western ebook collection, which comes from Deadly Weapon author and Iron Man three author/director Shane Black. Black is taking over directing duties and teaming up together with his Monster Squad buddy Fred Dekker as soon as once more to put in writing the present. Juno author Diablo Cody can also be working along with comic Tig Notaro on One Mississippi, which focuses on Notaro’s return to her childhood city in, you guessed it, Mississippi. There’s additionally a brand new political thriller, Patriot, that includes Misplaced star Terry O’Quinn and everybody’s favourite indignant gangster/father Kurtwood Smith (Robocop, That 70’s Present), and Christina Ricci is headlining a brand new collection, Z, about Zelda Fitzgerald.

Rounding out the brand new lineup is Highston, a collection centering on an adolescent with an enormous circle of (imaginary) superstar associates, and Good Women Revolt, a interval piece that explores sexist newsrooms of 1969. Whereas Netflix clearly has a robust head begin with high quality unique exhibits, based mostly on the standard of Clear and final yr’s exhibits, Amazon appears to be catching up quick.

Simply as in earlier years, Amazon will select a handful of those pilots to show into full TV collection based mostly on viewership and buzz. However whereas these exhibits sound intriguing, I am nonetheless eagerly awaiting the discharge date for the second season of Bosch.

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