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Harvey Weinstein Fallout: Entertainment Figures Accused of Sexual Harassment

The Harvey Weinstein sexual abuse scandal has rocked the world of Hollywood to its core. Allegations by more than 50 women have brought to light decades of sexual harassment, abuse and rape, by Weinstein. Beyond Weinstein, entertainment and media companies are taking allegations of sexual harassment and assault extremely seriously. Here is a list of the […]

Roy Price’s Top Amazon Lieutenants Under Scrutiny (EXCLUSIVE)

Roy Price is gone from Amazon Studios, bounced from his post as president as a result of detailed sexual harassment allegations. Now the ground looks increasingly unsteady beneath members of his executive team. Joe Lewis, head of drama and comedy development at Amazon Studios, has already seen his purview shrink significantly this year. Under orders […]

Amazon Exec Roy Price’s Fiancée Cancels Wedding After Sexual Harassment Allegations

Lila Feinberg, a TV writer and playwright, has cancelled her wedding with Amazon executive Roy Price, who was recently put on leave after Isa Hackett claimed that Price made sexually suggestive comments to her, Feinberg’s manager confirmed to Variety. Price allegedly made a lewd joke to Hackett — an executive producer on Amazon’s “The Man in the […]

Amazon Pulls Plug on David O. Russell Project; ‘Romanoffs’ Moving Forward Without TWC

Amazon has dropped its plans for an untitled drama series from David O. Russell, and will move forward with another series whose status had been uncertain, Matthew Weiner’s “The Romanoffs.” “Amazon Studios no longer plans on moving forward with the David O. Russell Project,” an Amazon spokesperson said in a statement. “As for ‘The Romanoffs,’ […]

Amazon Cancels Red Carpet for Woody Allen’s ‘Wonder Wheel’ Premiere

Woody Allen’s new film “Wonder Wheel” is getting a quieter kickoff after the film’s distributor, Amazon Studios, has cancelled its Saturday night New York Film Festival red carpet. The cancellation comes in the aftermath of the announcement that another Hollywood producer, Amazon Studios president Roy Price, was suspended over allegations of sexual misconduct. “Wonder Wheel,” which […]

Amazon Shelves Prime Video Showcase in Europe Following Roy Price Suspension

Amazon has ditched a planned presentation in London of new projects from its Prime Video streaming service next week that was set to be headlined by Roy Price, chief of Amazon Studios. The move follows Amazon’s decision on Thursday to suspend the embattled executive, and to reconsider its commitment to projects being produced by the […]

Amazon Expects More Straight-to-Series Orders, Output Deals

Amazon is to move away from pilots and increase its straight-to-series orders as the company tries to remain nimble and competitive in a crowded marketplace that includes the likes of Netflix and Apple, Amazon Studios boss Roy Price said Friday. “I think pilots will probably have to play less of a role going forward…because the... Read more »

MipTV: Amazon’s Roy Price, MTG’s Jorgen Madsen Lindemann Join Keynote Speakers

MipTV: Amazon’s Roy Price, MTG’s Jorgen Madsen Lindemann Join Keynote Speakers

Roy Price, VP of Amazon Studios, and Jorgen Madsen Lindemann, president and CEO of European television group MTG, have joined the lineup of speakers at TV conference and market MipTV, which runs April 3-6 in Cannes, France. The execs will speak as part of MipTV’s Media Mastermind program on April 3, which focuses on “how… Read more »

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