It is a good news for Amazon Prime‘s members for Amazon has launched its third pilot season, which include hour-long dramatic thrillers Hand of God and Hysteria, and half hour comedies The Cosmopolitans, Read Oaks, and Really. These five new pilots are now available for US and UK customers to watch, rate and review.
The Amazon pilots come from renowned creators including Shaun Cassidy, Jay Chandrasekhar, Marc Forster, David Gordon Green, Steven Soderbergh and Whit Stillman, and star Selma Blair, Adam Brody, Sarah Chalke, Dana Delany, Ron Perlman, Paul Reiser, Chloë Sevigny and Mena Suvari.
Let me remind you that during the pilot season, you as Amazon Prime member in the US and UK, can watch, rate, review and comment on the pilots. At the end of pilot season, your comment helps determine the shows that become an Amazon Original Series.
The Amazon’s third pilot season includes the following shows:
Hysteria is an investigative thriller about a haunted young doctor who is summoned back to her hometown to investigate an epidemic that may be linked to social media – and her own tragic past.
In the pilot, members of a girls’ competitive dance team are stricken with a strange, psycho-physiological illness that manifests itself in violent fits, and then begins spreading in the community through technology.
2. Hand of God
Hand of God is a psychological drama about a powerful Judge Pernell Harris, a hard-living, law-bending married man who suffers a mental breakdown and believes God is compelling him onto a path of vigilante justice.
Pernell goes on a vigilante quest to find the rapist who tore his family apart. With no real evidence to go on, Pernell begins to rely on “visions” and “messages” he believes are being sent by God through Pernell’s ventilator-bound son.
3. The Cosmopolitans
The Cosmopolitans is a dramatic comedy about a group of young American expats in Paris searching for love and friendship and an ocean of distance from their past.
The Cosmopolitans follows a group of young American expatriates in contemporary Paris searching for love and friendship in a foreign city.
4. Read Oaks
Read oaks is a coming-of-age comedy set in the “go-go” 80s about a college student enjoying a last hurrah before summer comes to an end, and the future begins.
The show centers on David Myers, an assistant tennis pro at the Red Oaks Country Club in suburban New Jersey in 1985, who is both reeling from his father’s heart attack and conflicted about what major to declare in the fall.
Really is a funny, honest, behind-the-curtain look at the psychological and emotional complexities of marriage and the charged dynamics of a tight-knit group of friends grasping on to what’s left of their youth.
At the center are the happily but messily married couple Jed and Lori. When Jed is faced with the choice of keeping his pal’s secret or destroying his friend group, he winds up digging himself into a very deep hole.
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