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'The Cosmopolitans,' 'Really,' and 'Red Oaks' to Premiere on Amazon August 28th

Variety reports that Amazon just announced the premiere date for its next batch of pilots up for consideration. Out of the next five series slated to premiere on the streaming network later this month on August 28th are half-hour comedies The Cosmopolitans, Really, and Red Oaks. Here's an overview of what you can expect from each series:

  • The Cosmopolitans: Written, directed, and produced by Whit Stillman, The Cosmopolitans follows "a group of young American expatriates in Paris searching for love and friendship in a foreign city." The pilot stars Adam Brody, Chloë Sevigny, Carrie MacLemore, Dree Hemingway, Freddy Åsblom, Shaun Evans, and Adriano Giannini.
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Amazon Orders a Dramedy Series by Whit Stillman Starring Adam Brody and Chloë Sevigny

Amazon announced in a press release today that they've greenlit two new series, including a dramatic comedy written, directed, and produced by Whit Stillman. Titled The Cosmopolitans, the series follows "a group of young American expatriates in Paris searching for love and friendship in a foreign city." The pilot stars Adam Brody, Chloë Sevigny, Carrie MacLemore, Dree Hemingway, Freddy Åsblom, Shaun Evans, and Adriano Giannini and begins production in Paris this week. For more on Stillman's work, check out our complete primer here.

Rich, Beautiful and Surprisingly Virtuous: A Whit Stillman Primer

Whit Stillman only has only four films to his name, and like most directors who can manage to craft a career out of a few highly personal, thematically coherent projects, he has a loud and devoted following. It’s been a full fourteen years since his last film, but Stillman remains a writer-director to be aware of, especially just before his highly anticipated fourth film, Damsels in Distress, hits theaters on April 6. For the uninitiated, Stillman is a chronicler of the group dynamics of the young, the white, and the privileged of the recent past. Metropolitan, Barcelona, and The Last Days of Disco fit into a trilogy-like structure [...]