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Newswire: Amazon picks up Steven Soderbergh and Ben Watkins pilots, tells Whit Stillman to keep trying

Amazon is well into its third season as an Internet-based TV network, and that means it’s time to start deciding which new pilots will live and which ones will die. As of right now, according to Deadline, it has chosen two new shows to go to series, with one more being sent back to its desk to try again. Show More Summary

Amazon Picks Up ‘Hand Of God’ & ‘Red Oaks’ To Series, Orders More Scripts Of ‘The Cosmopolitans’

Amazon has given official series orders to drama Hand of God written by Ben Watkins and directed by Marc Forster as well as Steven Soderbergh's coming-of-age comedy, Red Oaks. Additionally, the company is keeping Whit Stillman's comedy The Cosmopolitans in contention with an order of additional scripts. Show More Summary

Whit Stillman: If racism is not socially acceptable, why is class prejudice?

Stillman on "The Cosmopolitans," bigotry, and why he thinks his critics have a chip on their shoulder

Americans in Paris: Whit Stillman and The Cosmopolitans

The Cosmopolitans, pilot episode, August 2014 (Amazon Studios via Amazon Instant Video) The first episode of Whit Stillman's The Cosmopolitans is now available online. Part of the third season of Amazon Studio's television pilots, The...Show More Summary

The Bickering IS What’s Happening: Two Interviews with Whit Stillman

Whit Stillman speaking with actor Freddy Asblom while shooting The Cosmopolitans in Nanterre, outside Paris. Photos by David Koskas/Amazon Studios Last week, in my parents’ dining room in South Carolina, I Skyped with filmmaker Whit Stillman. Show More Summary

Adam Brody Reveals What It Was Like To Kiss Rachel Bilson & Other Pressing AMA Answers

Adam Brody, our favorite Death Cab for Cutie fan and all-around chill guy, participated in a Reddit Ask Me Anything session on Thursday to promote the premiere of "The Cosmopolitans." The series, from director Whit Stillman, is partShow More Summary

Introducing Whit Stillman's New Show The Cosmopolitans, Premiering Today

  Filmmaker Whit Stillman is taking a stab at the small screen—nearly a quarter century after his first feature film, Metropolitan, he's created a series for Amazon's new season. [ more › ]

New Amazon Pilots Are Live, See Shows From Whit Stillman, David Gordon Green, and Marc Forster

4 months agoEntertainment / Film : SlashFilm

Amazon’s third pilot season is open for business, and you can now watch new shows from directors such as Whit Stillman, David Gordon Green, and Mark Forster. Stillman’s pilot, The Cosmopolitans, is already getting great buzz; Green’s, Red Oaks, considerably less so. Show More Summary

Watch Amazon's Third Set of Pilots, Starring Adam Brody, Selma Blair and Ron Perlman

Three comedies and two dramas, including projects from Steven Soderbergh and Whit Stillman read more

You Can Watch 5 New Amazon Pilots Right Now

This morning, Amazon launched its third pilot season, posting five original "TV" shows. There is a bunch of notable talent involved. The Cosmopolitans was written and directed by Whit Stillman (Metropolitan, The Last Days of Disco) and stars Adam Brody and Chloë Sevigny in a romantic comedy about American expatriates... More »

“The Cosmopolitans”: A late-summer Parisian confection

Chloë Sevigny and Adam Brody enliven Whit Stillman's pilot for a lightweight but sparkling Yanks-in-Paris sitcom

Chloe Sevigny's New York

4 months agoNews : The Daily Beast

The star of Kids, former NYC club fixture, and fashion icon has reunited with Whit Stillman for a new Amazon series, and is shooting another on Netflix. Over lunch with Marlow Stern, she opened up about her wild life.

Chloë Sevigny and Whit Stillman on Their Amazon Pilot The Cosmopolitans

“This is the most glamorous character I’ve ever played,” says Chloë Sevigny. “Finally! After 20-something years in the business, I’m a fashion journalist!” She and director Whit Stillman are in a West Village café talking about The Cosmopolitans, an Amazon Studios pilot debuting August 28 that might become a series.... More »

Newswire: Amazon to debut pilots from Whit Stillman, Steven Soderbergh, David Gordon Green

Amazon has announced a new batch of original pilots, some boasting some pretty impressive names, for its streaming video service, proving once again that streaming is the new cable is the new film. All five pilots will be released on...Show More Summary

Whit Stillman: Auteur Of The Expat

5 months agoNews : The Daily Beast

Two decades on from his masterpiece on anti-Americanism abroad, Whit Stillman remains obsessed with native-expat dynamics.

Come Celebrate The Cosmopolitans With Whit Stillman

Whit Stillman's highly anticipated small screen dramedy will premiere later month, part of Amazon Studios original programming. His series, The Cosmopolitans, stars Adam Brody and Chloë Sevigny, who play a pair of American expats in France. Show More Summary

Franco-American Film Festival on the Champs Elysees: From Whit Stillman to Agnes Varda

Whit Stillman's Metropolitan and The Last Days of Disco were two of the films that opened the Champs Elysées Film Festival this week in Paris, a festival devoted to showcasing independent American films which have not yet gained distribution in France, or an international seller. Show More Summary

Whit Stillman and Chloë Sevigny on Shooting for Amazon in Paris: Better Catering, Fewer Hours

Whit Stillman, master of comedies of manners, is swift to point out my lack of them. Or fucking lack of them. “You use the F-word a lot, you know that?” he asked when I pointed out the growing French Diaspora in Williamsburg. Stillman, an exceedingly young 62 with slicked-over hair,... More »

Amazon Greenlights Whit Stillman Pilot ‘The Cosmopolitans’

9 months agoEntertainment / Film : SlashFilm

Briefly: Amazon’s next round of pilots includes a show from Whit Stillman (Metropolitan, The Last Days of Disco) and one directed by Marc Forster (World War Z, Quantum of Solace). Whit Stillman’s show is The Cosmopolitans, which “follows...Show More Summary

Newswire: Chloë Sevigny and Adam Brody to star in Whit Stillman’s Amazon pilot

Amazon confirmed this morning that in addition to Hand Of God, the previously announced hourlong drama starring Ron Pearlman and Garret Dillahunt, it’s also ordered a pilot of Whit Stillman’s The Cosmopolitans, starring Chloë Sevigny and Adam Brody. Show More Summary

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