The Dark Tower has largely ceded the spotlight to other Stephen King projects on the horizon, but it seems the proposed TV tie-in may be moving forward. Reports suggest Amazon has landed the rights to develop a Dark Tower series among its burgeoning slate.
Amazon’s Transparent is officially down a title character, but not down for the count. Weeks after confirming Season 5 would move forward, Amazon has now concluded its investigation into harassment claims against star Jeffrey Tambor, and subsequently parted ways with the actor.
Amazon wasn’t messing around when they said they wanted their own Game of Thrones. Not only is the streaming service working on a Lord of the Rings offshoot, but Game of Thrones’ own battle specialist Miguel Sapochnik is working on a new TV adaptation of Conan the Barbarian.
It’s been two years since the role was first confirmed, but John Krasinski’s Jack Ryan finally has a 2018 assignment. The new Amazon take on the iconic Tom Clancy character will debut Labor Day weekend, but a new Super Bowl trailer is already here.
Amazon’s recent cancellation spree stopped short of Transparent, even as the involvement of accused sexual harasser Jeffrey Tambor complicated matters. At the very least, star Judith Light now assures that Season 5 will move forward, but is its title character no more?
As the ranks of the “Me Too” movement swell, it seems increasingly likely that #TimesUp for Woody Allen. Amazon’s own Golden Globe-winning Rachel Brosnahan now speaks out against working with the director on his first-ever TV project, Crisis in Six Scenes.