Amazon lands first original feature film with Kevin Spacey, Michael Shannon

Amazon is about to land its first major original feature film, starring Michael Shannon and Kevin Spacey. The $4 million deal for the historical drama, titled Elvis + Nixon, will follow the meeting between the infamous artist and president. Amazon Studios will debut the film in theaters and then bring it to Amazon Prime Instant Video in an early window release. Elvis + Nixon is directed by Liza Johnson, produced by Cassian Elwes, Cary Elwes, and Holly Wiersma, and executive produced by Byron Wetzel, Tim Smith, Paul Brett, Johnny Mac, Dave Hansen, Laura Rister, Rob Barnum and Jason Micalef.

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