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Apparently, Apple and Amazon Are in a Bidding War for the James Bond Film Rights Apparently, Apple and Amazon Are in a Bidding War for the James Bond Film Rights

Unnamed sources are telling The Hollywood Reporter that the fight for distribution rights to the James Bond films just got two new contenders: Apple and Amazon. Up until now Warner Bros. have been in the lead with the best bid, but let’s be honest. Apple and Amazon have deeper pockets.

Amazon's Next 7 Pilots Will Be Out in Early 2015 Amazon's Next 7 Pilots Will Be Out in Early 2015

Amazon Studios just announced its next slate of television pilots, which will debut sometime in early 2015. Once they're released, feedback will help decide whether Amazon will order them to series, the same as previous pilot rounds.

Transparent, the first truly good Amazon original series, just got renewed for a second season. The series chronicles Jeffrey Tambor's late-in-life gender transition, and it is excellent. [h/t @KateAurthur]

Amazon Studios has reportedly green-lighted four new streaming series, including Chris Carter's "The After". The four winners were chosen based on viewer feedback and ratings from a set of 10 pilots. [Variety]

The 4K Content Charge Is Being Led By... Amazon The 4K Content Charge Is Being Led By... Amazon

Amazon has even more original content coming in 2014, and all of it is going to be shot in 4K. So many pixels (if you have an ultra high-def TV, that is).

Amazon Is Making a TV Show Called Betas That's About Nerds in Silicon Valley Amazon Is Making a TV Show Called Betas That's About Nerds in Silicon Valley

Not to be left out from the copycat networks making shows about Silicon Valley, Amazon Studios is producing a half-hour comedy series called Betas. It's centered around four nerds " and their quest for nerd fame as they attempt to crack the ultimate code." One of these shows has to be good, right?

Now Amazon Is Planning to Make Original TV Content Now Amazon Is Planning to Make Original TV Content

Rumors have been floating around for the past couple of months that Amazon was looking to produce sitcoms and children's television. Now All Things D is confirming it: Amazon is looking to pay $10,000 to option scripts and $55,000 if a show is greenlit. Furthermore, shows are expected to "look and feel like 'real' TV…

Amazon Will Buy Your Movie Script For $200,000 If They Like It Amazon Will Buy Your Movie Script For $200,000 If They Like It

This is pretty bizarre, but when you consider the support they give writers on their Kindle program, it makes more sense. Would-be screenwriters can submit scripts to Amazon, which will buy the rights for $200,000 if they like it.

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