Amazon greenlights The Man in the High Castle TV series

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The Man in the High Castle, a Ridley Scott-produced adaptation of Philip K. Dick’s alternate history novel, is now officially part of Amazon’s video roster. The company announced today that Man in the High Castle and four other titles have made the jump from TV test pilot to full series. This includes the dark comedy Mad Dogs — an adaptation of a UK series about a group of underachieving forty-somethings whose reunion “becomes a labyrinthine nightmare of lies, deception and murder” — and combination fiction/documentary/general culture series The New Yorker Presents, as well as two children’s shows: YA book adaptation Just Add Magic and preschool-level series The Stinky & Dirty Show.

Amazon released a total of 13 pilots last month, with…

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