Amazon Prime has renewed the Billy Bob Thornton-led legal drama “Goliath” for a fourth and final season. The announcement comes a little over a month after the third season made its debut on the streaming service. Lawrence Trilling executive produces. [Source: TV Line]
Boutique film distributor A24 and premium cable network Showtime have closed a multi-year deal to air A24 feature films on Showtime, the Movie Channel and Flix, as well as on Showtime multiplex channels and streaming platforms. The deal includes up to 16 films annually produced by A24 and covers theatrical releases through November 1st 2022.
As part of the agreement, Showtime will have exclusive rights to the TV premiere of “Moonlight,” “Lady Bird,” “Room,” “Ex Machina” and other A24 films including upcoming titles like “Waves,” “Macbeth,” “Geen Knight” and more. [Source: Indiewire]
Amazon Prime has officially given a series order to “Westworld” creators Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy’s “The Peripheral,” based on William Gibson’s bestselling sci-fi mystery thriller novel. The pair signed a massive overall deal with the streaming service earlier this year.
The story follows a woman trying to hold together the pieces of her broken family in a forgotten corner of tomorrow’s America. She has no future until it comes calling for her. Warner Bros. Television, Oscar-nominated writer Scott B. Smith is showrunner and “In the Tall Grass” helmer Vincenzo Natali will helm the first episode. [Source: TV Series Finale]
Netflix and Nickelodeon have formed a new multi-year output deal to produce original animated features and television series. The projects will include both existing Nickelodeon characters as well as brand-new ones. The pair previously teamed on “Rocko’s Modern Life: Static Cling” and “Invader Zim: Enter the Florpus” and are working together on specials based on “The Loud House” and “Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles”. [Source: Variety]
Two key promos worth a look today. One shows off “God’s Own Country” actor Josh O’Connor taking on the role of Prince Charles in the third season of “The Crown” on Netflix. The other is a new promo for the M. Night Shyamalan produced Apple TV+ series “Servant”. The former launches this Sunday while the latter debuts November 28th.