The apocalypse, a behind-the-curtains look at classical music, a no-nonsense Los Angeles police detective standing trial, a family full of secrets, a girl with magic wishes and a boy named Gortimer—these are the intriguing plotlines of the six brand-new original series coming exclusively to Prime Instant Video. Amazon Studios today announced that The After, Bosch, Gortimer Gibbon’s Life on Normal Street, Mozart in the Jungle, Transparent and Wishenpoof! will become the next Amazon Original Series.
From the creators:
The After: “The great news is we get the chance to continue working with such a talented group of people,” said Chris Carter. “Amazon has been incredibly supportive in their approach to telling original stories and making great television. This is an exciting time to be a storyteller.”
Bosch: “I’m excited beyond words. This has been such a long time coming. But by waiting I think the right people and partnerships came together at the right time: Amazon and its creative team; ditto Fabrik Entertainment, Henrik Bastin, Eric Overmyer and of course, Titus Welliver,” said Michael Connelly. “We’re now off to make something really good.”
Gortimer Gibbon’s Life on Normal Street: “Gortimer has struck a deep chord with viewers who have told us how much they enjoy seeing imaginative, heartfelt, quality stories that the entire family can share together,” said David Anaxagoras. “A year and a half ago, I thought I was reaching the end of my attempted screenwriting career. I’m so pleased that it turned out to be just the beginning.“
Mozart in the Jungle: “We are delighted that Amazon chose to pick up Mozart in the Jungle,” said Roman Coppola. “They’ve been such a great partner in the creation of the pilot and we know that we’ll have their tremendous support to make a full season’s worth of episodes.”
Transparent: “It’s honestly a dream come true to make nine more episodes of Transparent,” said Jill Soloway. “I feel so lucky to be working in this moment when innovation in distribution allows for the most free flow of creativity I’ve ever experienced professionally. These characters are bursting in my mind waiting for the palette of the set and the flesh and blood and voices and comedy of the actors.”
Wishenpoof!: “I am thrilled to be working with Amazon, as I have been a huge ‘Amazon mom’ and Prime customer since the very beginning,” said Angela Santomero. “I am excited to contribute our brand of quality educational children’s media to other moms like me!”