Amazon Studios reportedly lands Spike Lee’s next film

Amazon Studios has reportedly secured it’s first big feature-length movie deal. The Wrap is reporting that Spike Lee will be making his next film for the company. Called Chi-Raq, which is a mashup of “Chicago” and “Iraq”, the movie is set in Chicago and revolves around the city’s gun violence. If the rumors are true, this will be Amazon’s first original movie after announcing earlier this year their plans to produce 12 feature films a year for theatrical and Amazon Prime release. Lee is looking to cast Samuel L. Jackson, Jeremy Piven, Common, and Kanye West for starring roles.


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