Woody Allen T.V. series coming to Amazon
By: Anthony N. Muccigrossi
Woody Allen, known for his writing, directing and acting, has been signed by Amazon Studios to write and direct his first TV Series, according to a press release from Amazon.com
“Woody Allen is a visionary creator who has made some of the greatest films of all-time, and it’s an honor to be working with him on his first television series,” said Vice President of Amazon Studios Roy Price.
Mr. Allen, who has 75 writer credits, 51 director credits and 45 actor credits, according to IMDB.com, will finally write and direct his first television series.
The name of the series has not been disclosed, but the release stated that a full season of half-hour episodes was ordered by Amazon Studios.
“From Annie Hall to Blue Jasmine, Woody has been at the creative forefront of American cinema and we couldn’t be more excited to premiere his first TV series exclusively on Prime Instant Video next year,” Said Price.
The release said Prime Instant Video will be the source for customers to watch the series developed by Mr. Allen, which is among five other series to launch in 2015.
“I don’t know how I got into this,” said Mr. Allen. “I have no ideas and I’m not sure where to begin.”
“My guess is that Roy Price will regret this,” Mr. Allen said.
According to IMDb.com, Mr. Allen has won 136 awards including an Oscar for Best Writing, Original Screenplay for “Midnight in Paris,” among many of his awards and nominations.