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Prime Instant Video Greenlights Zombieland Original Series Pilot from Sony Pictures Television



  Prime Instant Video Greenlights Zombieland Original Series Pilot from Sony
  Pictures Television

     Amazon Studios adds another comedy pilot for customers to enjoy for
free—customer feedback will help determine which of the 13 pilots will be made
                         into full-season productions

Business Wire

SEATTLE -- March 25, 2013

(NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon Studios, the original movie and series production arm of
Amazon.com, today announced it will add cult classic Zombieland to the line-up
of pilots already in production for Prime Instant Video. Zombieland, which is
the seventh comedy pilot added to Amazon’s pilot line-up, will  be made
available (along with the other six comedy pilots and six children’s pilots)
for free on Amazon Instant Video and LOVEFiLM UK. Customers are invited to
view the pilots and then review them on the site; customer feedback will help
determine which of the 13 pilots Amazon Studios will make into full-season
productions, to air on Prime Instant Video.

“Zombieland is a fan favorite and we can’t wait to see where this story line
goes in a serialized format,” said Roy Price, Director of Amazon Studios.
“We’ve been announcing a lot of exciting exclusive content for Prime Instant
Video, like Downton Abbey, Under the Dome, and Justified, and we think adding
original shows to that lineup is going to make Prime even more enticing for
customers.”

Zombieland is based on the hit Columbia Pictures movie of the same name, and
finds four survivors outwitting zombies and searching for a place to call
home. The Zombieland pilot comes from the feature film’s original creative
team, writers Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick (G.I. Joe: Retaliation, The Joe
Schmo Show), and producer Gavin Polone (Gilmore Girls, Curb Your Enthusiasm).
Eli Craig (Tucker and Dale vs. Evil) is directing the pilot.

The part of Tallahassee will be played by Kirk Ward (The Island), Maiara Walsh
(Desperate Housewives, Switched at Birth) is cast as Wichita, Tyler Ross
(Milkshake) will play Columbus, and Izabela Vidovic has the role of Little
Rock.

“Zombieland will strive to break the rules—action, adventure, thrills, chills
and laughs and all packed into a half hour format,” said creator Paul Wernick.
“This is not your average show but Amazon is not your average network.”

Comprehensive cast and crew information, including bios and filmographies, is
available on Amazon's IMDb (www.imdb.com), the world’s most popular and
authoritative source for movie, TV and celebrity content.

Amazon Studios, the original movie and series production arm of Amazon.com,
has begun production on six comedy pilots, Alpha House, Browsers, Dark
Minions, Onion News Empire, Supanatural and Those Who Can’t. Additionally, six
children’s series are also currently in production, including Creative Galaxy,
Oz Adventures, Teeny Tiny Dogs, Tumbleaf, Sara Solves It, and The Untitled
J.J. Johnson Project.

About Amazon.com

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN), a Fortune 500 company based in Seattle,
opened on the World Wide Web in July 1995 and today offers Earth’s Biggest
Selection. Amazon.com, Inc. seeks to be Earth’s most customer-centric company,
where customers can find and discover anything they might want to buy online,
and endeavors to offer its customers the lowest possible prices. Amazon.com
and other sellers offer millions of unique new, refurbished and used items in
categories such as Books; Movies, Music & Games; Digital Downloads;
Electronics & Computers; Home & Garden; Toys, Kids & Baby; Grocery; Apparel,
Shoes & Jewelry; Health & Beauty; Sports & Outdoors; and Tools, Auto &
Industrial. Amazon Web Services provides Amazon’s developer customers with
access to in-the-cloud infrastructure services based on Amazon’s own back-end
technology platform, which developers can use to enable virtually any type of
business. Kindle Paperwhite is the most-advanced e-reader ever constructed
with 62% more pixels and 25% increased contrast, a patented built-in front
light for reading in all lighting conditions, extra-long battery life, and a
thin and light design. The new latest generation Kindle, the lightest and
smallest Kindle, now features new, improved fonts and faster page turns.
Kindle Fire HD features a stunning custom high-definition display, exclusive
Dolby audio with dual stereo speakers, high-end, laptop-grade Wi-Fi with
dual-band support, dual-antennas and MIMO for faster streaming and downloads,
enough storage for HD content, and the latest generation processor and
graphics engine—and it is available in two display sizes—7” and 8.9”. The
large-screen Kindle Fire HD is also available with 4G wireless, and comes with
a groundbreaking $49.99 introductory 4G LTE data package. The all-new Kindle
Fire features a 20% faster processor, 40% faster performance, twice the
memory, and longer battery life.

Amazon and its affiliates operate websites, including www.amazon.com,
www.amazon.co.uk, www.amazon.de, www.amazon.co.jp, www.amazon.fr,
www.amazon.ca, www.amazon.cn, www.amazon.it, www.amazon.es and
www.amazon.com.br. As used herein, “Amazon.com,” “we,” “our” and similar terms
include Amazon.com, Inc., and its subsidiaries, unless the context indicates
otherwise.

Forward-Looking Statements

This announcement contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of
Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities
Exchange Act of 1934. Actual results may differ significantly from
management's expectations. These forward-looking statements involve risks and
uncertainties that include, among others, risks related to competition,
management of growth, new products, services and technologies, potential
fluctuations in operating results, international expansion, outcomes of legal
proceedings and claims, fulfillment and data center optimization, seasonality,
commercial agreements, acquisitions and strategic transactions, foreign
exchange rates, system interruption, inventory, government regulation and
taxation, payments and fraud. More information about factors that potentially
could affect Amazon.com's financial results is included in Amazon.com's
filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its most recent
Annual Report on Form 10-K and subsequent filings.

Contact:

Amazon.com, Inc.
Media Hotline, 206-266-7180
www.amazon.com/pr
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