Amazon Studios is deepening its relationship with Transparent showrunner Jill Soloway.
The entertainment arm of Amazon.com has inked an overall deal with Soloway to develop television projects exclusively for its Prime Instant Video streaming service. Amazon has also simultaneously ordered a third season of Transparent just as it begins production on the second season.
Under her new deal, a first of its kind for Amazon, Soloway will continue as showrunner on Transparent, and Andrea Sperling has been elevated to executive producer on the Golden Globe-winning series.
In a further show of support for the Six Feet Under veteran, Amazon has signed an exclusive deal with Soloway’s newly created production company. As part of that arrangement, Amazon will produce projects from Soloway, as well as other writers. The company will be run by Soloway and Sperling.
“Jill is truly a creative force and I’m thrilled that we will be collaborating…
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