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Jack Ryan Season 2 Stealth Drops Today

Oh, lookie here. Amazon just stealth dropped one of their biggest shows, Jack Ryan today. I really don’t understand the business logic of doing stuff like this. A show like Jack Ryan deserves proper promotion and lead time to get people excited about watching S2. Just dropping it out of the blue like this may be cool for those of us in the “know,” but what about all those people who may not be aware it’s even coming, much less out today?  I’ll binge watch this weekend and will hopefully get you all some reviews early next week. But if you are an Amazon Prime member this is one of the best shows on Prime right now. Official press release below.

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Amazon To Premiere Comrade Detective In August!

Comrade Detective – Detectives Gregor Anghel (Florin Piersic Jr.) and Iosef Baciu (Corneliu Ulici) – Photo courtesy of Amazon.

Comrade Detective is a new half-hour Amazon series that follows two Romanian detectives as they attempt to solve the murder of one of their own, Nikita Ionesco.

Set in 1985, the series, shot in Romanian and overdubbed in English, is rife with Communist propaganda as Detectives Gregor Anghel (Florin Piersic Jr.) and Iosef Baciu (Corneliu Ulici) – voiced by Channing Tatum and Joseph Gordon-Levitt) – work the case.

Comrade Detective premieres on Amazon on August 4th.

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International Rescue Recap & Season 3 Trailer: Thunderbirds Are Go!

When disaster strikes, International Rescue answers the call! From their hidden island base in the South Pacific, the five Tracy brothers pilot remarkable, cutting-edge Thunderbird vehicles from the depths of the oceans to the highest reaches of space – all for one purpose: to help others in need. Scott, Gordon, Virgil, John, and Alan Tracy are supported by mechanical genius Brains, cover operative Kayo, their jet-setting London agent Lady Penelope, and her loyal driver Parker.

Amazon’s CGI reboot of the classic Gerry & Sylvia Anderson Supermarionation adventure series has made a name for itself around the world – and season three is now available to stream.

For a taste of what’s too come, check out the season three trailer – and if you’ve missed all the action so far, there’s also a quick recap video.

Thunderbirds Are Go!

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Dear Dick, Game On! Trailer: Amazon’s I Love Dick!

I Love Dick – Chrid (Kathryn Hahn) and Dick (Kevin Bacon) – Photo courtesy of Amazon

Jill Soloway’s new amazon series, I Love Dick, follows Chris (Kathryn Hahn) a frustrated New York filmmaker marooned in Marfa, Texas, where her husband, Sylvère, (Griffin Dunne) has a writing residency.

There she meets no BS-scholar Dick (Kevin Bacon) and her life begins to change.

The first season of I Love Dick will premiere on May 12th.

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Walking Back From the Edge of the Cliff Trailer: Catastrophe: Season Three!

Amazon Original follows one of the most catastrophic couple in TV history – Rob (Rob Delaney) and Sharon (Sharon Horgan) – as they navigate the trials and tribulations of life. Usually very poorly.

The third season of Catastrophe premieres on April 28th. The new trailer shows that they still can’t quite get it together, but at least they’re still trying.

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Amazon’s I Love Dick Gets May Premiere!

Jill Soloway’s new amazon series, I Love Dick, follows Chris (Kathryn Hahn) a frustrated New York filmmaker marooned in Marfa, Texas, where her husband, Sylvère, (Griffin Dunne) has a writing residency.

There she meets no BS-scholar Dick (Kevin Bacon) and her life begins to change.

The first season of I Love Dick will premiere on May 12th. An expanded series description follows the break.

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Amazon Adapting Gaiman & Pratchett’s Good Omens!

Neil Gaiman and the late Terry Pratchett’s Good Omens – a tale of an angel and a demon who try to avert the apocalypse (neither is quite yet tired of our Earth) – is being adapted by Amazon as a six-part limited series.

Gaiman will write and be an executive producer on the project.

Further details follow the jump.

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Amazon Nabs Scorsese Grateful Dead Doc!

Amazon has acquired Long Strange Trip ‘a groundbreaking documentary that probes the creative forces, subversive ambitions, and interpersonal dynamics that drove the Grateful Dead in their 30-year quest for moments of collective inspiration.’

Executive produced by Martin Scorsese and directed by Amir Bar-Lev, Long Strange Trip will premiere on Amazon Prime Video on May 26th in the US and UK, with additional territories to be announced.

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