UPDATED: Amazon Studios is building up its next pilot slate. I’ve learned that the latest project to get a pilot greenlight by the studio arm of the streaming service is single-camera comedy Red Oaks, which has Oscar-winning filmmaker Steven Soderbergh attached to executive produce and David Gordon Green (Eastbound & Down) to direct and executive produce. I hear the comedy, written/exec produced by Greg Jacobs and Joe Gangemi, is a coming-of-age comedy set at a country club and is being described as “Caddyshack with tennis“. The setting echoes that of ABC’s Susannah Grant drama series. Red Oaks eyes a June production start. Green and UTA-repped Gangemi are with the Gotham Group; Soderbergh and Jacobs with Anonymous Content. Amazon, which is streaming its second slate of 10 pilots, quietly has been greenlighting new pilots, including comedy Cosmopolitan, dramas Hand of God and Hysteria and dramedy Cocked.
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