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Author: I Saw Mrs. Maisel, Knew I'd Been Ripped Off

Jodi Parmley sues, says Amazon Studios must've lifted ideas from screenplay based on her book

(Newser) - It's clear that Amazon Studios has a hit on their hands with The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, starring Rachel Brosnahan as title character Midge Maisel, along with Tony Shalhoub, Alex Borstein, and other colorful cast members. Jodi Parmley especially recognizes that fact—and she wants a piece of it, because...

Bezos Always Did the Dinner Dishes. Here's What Changed

'As Amazon’s interest in entertainment grew, Mr. Bezos’ association with celebrity did, too'

(Newser) - "I didn’t realize the Wall Street Journal trafficked in warmed-over drivel from supermarket tabloids." That was how a rep for Amazon responded to the Journal when it requested an interview with CEO Jeff Bezos for what would become a piece titled "Jeff Bezos’ Journey From Private...

Woody Allen Wants $68M From Amazon

Director sues over film deal that fell apart

(Newser) - Woody Allen is not happy that Amazon is refusing to distribute his latest film, and he's going to court over it. As the director has faced renewed scrutiny over daughter Dylan Farrow's allegations that he sexually abused her when she was seven, Amazon Studios had second thoughts about...

Amazon Studios Chief Resigns Amid Sex Harassment Claims

Roy Price had not been expected to return

(Newser) - Amazon Studios says it has accepted the resignation of its top executive, Roy Price, following sexual harassment allegations made by a producer on the Amazon series Man in the High Castle, the AP reports. Price was put on leave last week and had not been expected to return. An Amazon...

Another Studio Chief Out After Sexual Harassment Claim

Producer says Amazon's Roy Price made lewd advances

(Newser) - The chief of Amazon's TV and movie division was suspended with immediate effect Thursday after a producer accused him of "shocking and surreal" sexual harassment. Isa Hackett, a producer of The Man in the High Castle, told the Hollywood Reporter that Amazon Studios chief Roy Price made lewd...

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