Amazon Studios indications first-look handle Kenneth Lonergan
Amazon Studios has actually signed an unique first-look handle Oscar-winning filmmaker Kenneth Lonergan. The two-year offer for composing and directing will cover both movie and tv jobs.
Lonergan and Amazon Studios interacted formerly on the critically-acclaimed Manchester by the Sea, which won Lonergan an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay and an election for Best Director. The movie’s star Casey Affleck likewise won an Academy Award for his efficiency in addition to a Golden Globe. Manchester by the Sea is readily available now for streaming and download on Prime Video.
“I’m thrilled to renew my connection to Amazon Studios. They’ve done amazing work wherever they’ve turned their attention, they did a perfect job with Manchester by the Sea, and it’s a pleasure to be in business with them again,” stated Lonergan.
“Kenny is one of the finest directors and storytellers of our time,” stated Jason Ropell, VP of Worldwide Motion Pictures, Amazon Studios. “Following our successful and memorable partnership on Manchester by the Sea, we are excited to further our relationship and continue supporting his visionary work.”
Lonergan’s approaching jobs consist of Howards End, a four-part restricted series starring Hayley Atwell, and the play “Lobby Hero” starring Chris Evans, Michael Cera, Bel Powley & Brian Tyree Henry, set to premiere on Broadway in March at the Helen Hayes Theater as a Second Stage Production.
( Photo Credit: Getty Images)