Steve McQueen Signs Overall Deal with Amazon, Prepping Space Survival Series ‘Last Days’

Published on Jan 15, 2020

Steve McQueen Signs Overall Deal with Amazon, Prepping Space Survival Series ‘Last Days’

Another visionary director has made the jump to a streaming service partnership. Amazon Studios announced on Tuesday that it has signed an overall deal with “12 Years a Slave” and “Widows” director Steve McQueen.

Speaking to the Television Critics Association biannual press tour in Pasadena, California, Amazon Studios head Jennifer Salke explained that the news also comes with the announcement of a new TV series that is currently being developed.

“We’ve spent the last year conspiring on not only an overall deal, but a new global series. We’re jumping into writing on Steve’s idea ‘Last Days.’ This is an incredibly timely big-swing show we think will be one of our best hits,” Salke said.

McQueen is no stranger to the Amazon universe. His upcoming decades-spanning BBC series “Small Axe” is set to premiere on Prime Video in the U.S. later this year. From the description, “Last Days

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Author: Steve Greene