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John Krasinski is ‘Jack Ryan’ in Amazon’s New Tom Clancy Series

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick 3 days ago
Paramount
Former Office star John Krasinski has been skewing closer to action hero than TV desk jockey in recent years, and the next mission will offer a merry mix of both. Krasinski will return to TV (ish), taking the title role of Amazon’s new Tom Clancy CIA drama Jack Ryan.

New Amazon Prime Instant Video Releases: May 2016

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by Britt Hayes April 20, 2016 @ 8:48 PM
Paramount
This week Amazon launched its standalone Instant Video streaming plan (a whole dollar cheaper than Netflix's monthly fee), which should entice those of you who put off by Amazon Prime's annual fees. If you need further convincing, there's plenty of great new content coming to the service next month, like HBO favorites Mr. Show With Bob and David and Boardwalk Empire, and lots of films both old and new. Read on for our guide to what's hitting Amazon Prime Instant Video in May.

Amazon Prime Launches Standalone Streaming to Compete With Netflix

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick April 17, 2016 @ 10:15 PM
Amazon
Multiple outlets have launched individual standalone options to match that of industry leader Netflix, though Amazon has consistently lagged behind for its streaming service’s tether to an overall Prime rate of $99 per year. No longer, as Amazon Prime launches a far more competitive monthly streaming subscription on par with Netflix, as well as a new Prime rate for shopping.

Jackie Earle Haley Will Also Play a Villain in Amazon’s ‘The Tick’ Reboot

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick April 14, 2016 @ 7:02 PM
FOX / Sony Pictures
There’s time enough in the week for Jackie Earle Haley to nab a third villain role, following the recent Dark Tower casting, but we’ll settle for The Tick. The former Watchmen hero will again suit up for a super-world, this time opposed to the big blue bug of Amazon’s The Tick reboot.

Amazon’s ‘The Tick’ Reboot Will Be a ‘Darker and More Grounded’ Parody

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick March 28, 2016 @ 10:48 PM
FOX
Every stalled superhero property seems to get the grounded, gritty reboot sooner or later, but could Amazon’s upcoming The Tick pilot turn the Big Blue Bug into another Dark Knight? Creator Ben Edlund says the new series will be a bit more realistic than its predecessor, but still firmly set in parody.

Amazon’s New ‘Tick’ Spoons ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Star Peter Serafinowicz

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick March 22, 2016 @ 7:37 PM
FOX / Marvel
We’ll say this for The Tick, he knows how to burst through a wall of superhero news. Following Amazon’s recent confirmation that the iconically dim superhero would raise a spoon to a new series without original star Patrick Warburton, we have our man. Guardians of the Galaxy star Peter Serafinowicz is The Tick, coming to a rooftop near you.

New Amazon Prime Instant Video Releases: April 2016

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by Britt Hayes March 19, 2016 @ 2:53 PM
Warner Bros.
If you’re paying for Amazon Prime, you should be taking advantage of all the great new titles added to the Instant Video library each month. April brings new seasons of Veep and the critically-acclaimed British series Catastrophe, along with plenty of movies to stream from new favorites to old classics like Batman and Gremlins. Read on for our guide to the new releases hitting Amazon Prime Instant Video in April.