Monday, January 30, 2017

Amazon Renews 'Mozart in the Jungle' and 'Red Oaks'

Amazon has renewed two of its original comedy series today - Mozart in the Jungle for a fourth season and Red Oaks for a third and final season. Both shows are scheduled to premiere later this year on the streaming service.

"Amazon Studios has been built by the risky, creative genius of shows like Mozart in the Jungle and Red Oaks," said Joe Lewis, Head of Comedy and Drama, Amazon Studios. "We are excited to see how the amazing creators, casts and crews top themselves next season."

Roman Coppola, co-creator of Mozart in the Jungle, added: "We're all delighted to be back for a fourth season and to share the further tales of our orchestra and all the artists who comprise it. For the fans who have been so enthusiastic about our show, we're so happy to have an audience that wants to see stories about the arts, music, and all these characters we've invented."

Joe Gangemi and Greg Jacobs, creators of Red Oaks, commented: "We've always hoped to send these characters off to their futures with a third and final season, so we're thrilled that Amazon has given us the opportunity to do so."

Mozart in the Jungle stars Gael García Bernal, Lola Kirke, Saffron Burrows, Hannah Dunne, Bernadette Peters and Malcolm McDowell.

The series was developed by Roman Coppola, Jason Schwartzman, Alex Timbers and Paul Weitz. They executive produce with Will Graham. Amazon Studios produces. The series is based on the memoir Mozart in the Jungle: Sex, Drugs & Classical Music by Blair Tindall.

Red Oaks stars Craig Roberts, Paul Reiser, Richard Kind, Jennifer Grey, Alexandra Socha, Oliver Cooper, Ennis Esmer, Gina Gershon and Alexandra Turschen. 

Gregory Jacobs and Joe Gangemi created the comedy. They executive produce with Steven Soderbergh and David Gordon Green. Amazon Studios produces.