2015 Amazon Originals — Sizzle Reel: "The Man in the High Castle"

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added: Thu, Jan 15th '15

The two recent Golden Globe wins for "Transparent" have put Amazon Prime on the map. So, the question is: what will be the next streaming series playing on your Amazon Fire TV? Well, fortunately, you won't have to wait long for that answer as Amazon has released this brand-new sizzle reel promoting their new and 4th wave of primetime pilots.

Seven new pilots in all. Some look promising; others look ... eh. Starting today, you can start watching them on Amazon Prime. A quick rundown of the seven pilots are listed below.

"Salem Rogers: Model of the Year 1998" (30 minutes)
Directed by Mark Waters (Mean Girls).
Starring Leslie Bibb and Rachel Dratch.
An absurdist comedy about an incredibly arrogant, ex-supermodel who, after spending a decade in rehab, reunites with her former assistant who is not so happy to see her back.

"Down Dog" (32 minutes)
Directed by Brad Silberling (Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events).
Starring Josh Casaubon, Lyndsy Fonseca, Kristofferson, and Paget Brewster.
A satirical LA-set comedy about a yoga instructor whose life is turned upside down when he breaks up with his girlfriend.

"Cocked" (50 minutes)
Directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts (The Kings of Summer).
Starring Sam Trammell, Jason Lee, and Brian Dennehy.
A dark comedy centered on a dysfunctional wealthy family with a struggling gun business.

"Mad Dogs" (56 minutes)
Executive produced by Shawn Ryan (The Shield).
Starring Billy Zane, Steve Zahn, Michael Imperioli and Romany Malco.
A retirement party in Belize takes a nasty and twisted turn when four long-life friends begin to hash out their differences.

"The Man in the High Castle" (61 minutes)
Executive produced by Ridley Scott.
Starring Rufus Sewell, Luke Kleintank and Alexa Davalos.
Based on Philip K. Dick's award-winning novel that explores an alternate timeline, in which Nazi Germany won WWII and took complete control of the United States.

"Point of Honor" (57 minutes)
Written by Carlton Cuse (TV's Lost) and Randall Wallace (Braveheart) and directed by Wallace.
Starring Brett Cullen, Nathan Parsons, Patrick Heusinger, Annabelle Stephenson and Luke Benward.
An epic family saga set in Virginia at the start of the Civil War, with shades of the classic 1985 mini-series "North and South."

"The New Yorker Presents" (31 minutes)
Produced by Award-winning documentarian Alex Gibney.
A documentary series based on articles that are featured in "The New Yorker" magazine.


release date   Available on Amazon Prime (January 15, 2015)

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