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[03/02/17 - 06:00 AM]
Amazon's Spring 2017 Pilot Season Premieres on March 17 on Amazon Video
Dramas "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" and "Oasis" as well as comedies "The Legend of Master Legend," "Budding Prospects" and "The New V.I.P.'s" are on tap.

[11/21/16 - 11:07 PM]
Development Update: Monday, November 21
Updates include: CBS passes on back order for "Pure Genius"; Penelope Ann Miller to star in docudrama for Lifetime; and Anil Kapoor cast in Amazon's "The Book of Strange New Things."

[10/31/16 - 11:40 PM]
Development Update: Monday, October 31
Updates include: NBC passes on "Cruel Intentions" revival; Haley Joel Osment tapped for Amazon's "Strange New Things"; and El Rey Network releases cast of "From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series."

[09/09/16 - 11:32 PM]
Development Update: Friday, September 9
Updates include: ABC's "Mistresses," FX's "Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll" both get the axe; Hulu orders comedy "Future Man" to series; and Tobias Menzies to lead "The Terror" at AMC.

[06/06/16 - 11:24 PM]
Development Update: Monday, June 6
Updates include: Amazon, HBO settle on latest wave of pilot orders; Pierce Brosnan, Jacob Lofland both cast in AMC's "The Son"; and James Remar, Leven Rambin are bound for Hulu's "The Path."







OASIS (AMAZON)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
6/6/16 - 3/2/17
STATUS:
currently in development (2017-2018 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
ordered to pilot
DESCRIPTION:
(from Amazon's press release, March 2017) Based on the cult-hit novel The Book of Strange New Things from Michel Faber, Oasis follows a chaplain (Richard Madden, Game of Thrones) who is sent into space to help establish a colony on a distant planet. What he ends up discovering not only puts his faith to the test, but life as we know it. The pilot also stars world-renowned Indian actor and producer Anil Kapoor (Slumdog Millionaire, 24) as Vikram Danesh, the head of the base on Oasis, Michael Shaw (Limitless) as B.G., Antje Traue (Man of Steel) as Grainger, Mark Addy (Game of Thrones) as Halloran, Haley Joel Osment (The Sixth Sense, Alpha House) as Sy, Maureen Sebastian (American Gothic) as Alicia Ruiz, Michael Shaffer (Coach Sinclair) as Phelps, and Zawe Ashton (Nocturnal Animals) as Severin. Oasis is written by Matt Charman (Bridge of Spies), executive produced by Charman, Andy Harries (The Crown) and Lila Rawlings (Left Bank Productions), produced by Rob Bullock (The Night Manager), with Kevin MacDonald (The Last King of Scotland) directing. The one-hour drama pilot is a co-production of Amazon Studios and Left Bank Productions.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Anil Kapoor as Vikram Danesh
· Antje Traue as Grainger
· Haley Joel Osment as Sy
· Mark Addy as Halloran
· Maureen Sebastian as Alicia Ruiz
· Michael Shaffer as Phelps
· Michael Shaw as B.G.
· Richard Madden as Peter
· Zawe Ashton as Severin
CREW INFORMATION:
· Andy Harries as EP
· Kevin MacDonald as DIR (Pilot)
· Lila Rawlings as EP
· Matt Charman as CRTR/EP
· Michel Faber as BOOK
· Rob Bullock as PROD
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Amazon Studios
· Left Bank Pictures