Posted Tue Sep 27, 2016 at 11:15 AM PDT by Steven Cohen
Three new shows have been greenlit for Amazon Prime.
Amazon has announced series orders for three original shows. 'The Tick,' 'I Love Dick,' and 'Jean-Claude Van Johnson' are set to premiere exclusively on
"These pilots were vast in scope, disruptive in tone, challenging in story and sometimes even funny," said
'I Love Dick' - Adapted from the cult classic I Love Dick—referred to as “the most important book about men and women written in the last century" (
'Jean-Claude Van Johnson' - If you need to eliminate a political rival, debilitate a multinational corporation, or overthrow an entire government—and you need it done with the utmost secrecy—there’s only one person to turn to: one of the most internationally recognizable movie stars in the history of film.
'The Tick' -In a world where superheroes have been real for decades, an underdog accountant with zero powers comes to realize his city is owned by a global super villain long-thought dead. As he struggles to uncover this conspiracy, he falls in league with a strange blue superhero. The Tick stars Peter Serafinowicz (Guardians of the Galaxy), Griffin Newman (Vinyl), Jackie Earle Haley (Watchmen), Valorie Curry (House of Lies), Yara Martinez (Jane the Virgin) and Brendan Hines (Scorpion). The Tick is executive produced by Ben Edlund (Supernatural), Barry Josephson (Bones) and Barry Sonnenfeld (A Series of Unfortunate Events), directed by Wally Pfister (The Dark Knight), and written by Edlund. The Tick is a co-production with Sony Pictures Television.
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