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Amazon Studios strikes deal with Nicole Kidman’s Blossom Films

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MUMBAI: The list of Amazon’s high-profile collaborations was bolstered with the addition of a first-look deal with Nicole Kidman and her production company. As per the terms of the agreement, Kidman’s Blossom Films will develop theatrical and series content for Amazon.

Riding the digital wav,  many Hollywood talents of late have struck deals with Amazon and its main competitor Netflix. Earlier this month, Get Out filmmaker Jordan Peele’s Monkeypaw Productions signed a similar deal with Amazon. On the other hand, Netflix has joined forces with top producers like Ryan Murphy and Shonda Rhimes.

Amazon Studios head Jennifer Salke has praised Nicole as “a force of nature as both an actress and a producer”. “She understands the focus of bringing addictive, entertaining and compelling television to our Prime Video customers as well as movies that will connect with film audiences”.

Kidman has also expressed her excitement regarding her venture with the Amazon team. “Our goal at Blossom Films is to create important and entertaining content across multiple platforms, and I can’t think of better collaborators with which to accomplish this,” she said.

Blossom Films, founded by Kidman and Per Saari, has been doing significant projects with HBO too. It produced the Emmy-winning series Big Little Lies for HBO. The company is also producing The Undoing for HBO from Big Little Lies creator David E. Kelley.

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