Steven Spielberg

Quibi announces launch date and pricing structure

Quibi, the short-form mobile VOD platform headed up by Jeffrey Katzenberg and Meg Whitman, will launch on April 6, 2020. The service will offer a two-tiered structure: US$4.99 (€4.45) a month with ads and US$7.99 (€7.13) a month without. The mobile-oriented platform will focus on videos that are between seven and ten minutes in length, […]

Amazon orders Spielberg epic as investment in high-end drama deepens

Amazon Studios has greenlit a straight-to-series order of a four-hour miniseries based on the epic saga of Hernan Cortes, by Steven Spielberg and starred by Javier Bardem. Cortes follows the legendary conqueror, Hernan Cortes, who led a rebellious expedition to the heart of King Montezuma II’s Aztec empire, connecting two civilisations for the first time […]

Apple orders Spielberg anthology drama

Apple has kicked off its push into high-end scripted programming with the commission of Amazing Stories from director Steven Spielberg. The anthology drama is the first ordered under Apple worldwide video chiefs Jamie Erlicht and Zack Van Amburg. The deal nearly complete, with Spielberg’s Amblin Television set to coproduce alongside Universal Television and BryanFuller (American […]