Amazon Announces Pickups Of Comedy Pilots ‘Mozart In The Jungle’, ‘The Outlaws’ & ‘Transparent’

I’ve written about all three pilots, which were quietly picked up over the past couple of months, and Jill Soloway’s Transparent already has been shot, but Amazon is making its announcements on its own timetable and has chosen to unveil its latest three comedy pilot orders now. They include Mozart In The Jungle, written by Roman Coppola (The Darjeeling Limited), Jason Schwartzman (Moonrise Kingdom) and Alex Timbers (Peter and the Starcatcher); The Outlaws, written by Jeremy Garelick (The Break-Up) and Jon Weinbach; and Transparent, written and directed by Soloway (Six Feet Under) and starring Jeffrey Tambor. Like with Amazon’s original batch of pilots, the three will be available to Amazon customers for feedback in early 2014. On the drama side, Amazon has pilots Bosch and Chris Carter’s The After, which also have not been officially announced. Here are descriptions of Amazon’s three comedy pilots: (more…)

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