Amazon Strikes Overall TV Deal With Brad Pitt’s Plan B Entertainment & Sets Mystery Drama ‘Outer Range’

Amazon has struck an exclusive overall television deal with Brad Pitt’s Plan B Entertainment.

This marks the first ever exclusive TV agreement for Plan B, which met with a number of studios and streamers before setting up TV home at Amazon Studios.

Under the pact, Plan B, run by co-presidents Dede Gardner and Jeremy Kleiner, have teamed with the streamer on thriller drama Outer Range, created by playwright Brian Watkins. It centers on a rancher fighting for his land and family, who discovers an unfathomable mystery at the edge of Wyoming’s wilderness. Zev Borow, Heather Rae, and Plan B Entertainment executive produce.

At Amazon, Plan B already is producing Barry Jenkins’ The Underground Railroad, an adaptation of Colson Whitehead’s novel. The story centers on young Cora (Thuso Mbedu), a slave on a cotton plantation in Georgia who learns about the Underground Railroad from Caesar (Aaron Pierre), a recent arrival from Virginia; both decide to escape. The show is set to air later this year.

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