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Amazon Announce Slate of Series Based on Audible Podcasts Including Australian Original “Nut Jobs”



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In an exciting collaboration, Audible and Amazon MGM Studios have announced that the creator and executive producer of “Suits,” Aaron Korsh, along with Suits executive producer Rick Muirragui, will adapt Marc Fennell’s podcast series “Nut Jobs” into a one-hour drama series for TV.

The Australian Audible Original podcast was released in 2020 and looked at the incredible true story of a $10 million heist that had been largely unknown until then. It explored crime syndicates, stolen identities, and private investigators, offering a fresh perspective on food.

Audible Inc., known for its premium audio storytelling content, and Amazon MGM Studios will co-develop and co-produce a range of Audible Originals as series in development. This collaboration aims to accelerate the craft of storytelling by bringing compelling narratives and complex characters to life through visual mediums.

Rachel Ghiazza, Chief Content Officer at Audible, expressed her excitement about collaborating with Amazon MGM Studios on this new endeavour: “All of the titles in this formidable slate of adaptations feature compelling and inspired narratives… We believe that this is a pivotal and transformative moment for Audible.”


Vernon Sanders, Head of Television at Amazon MGM Studios, also emphasised the importance of embracing different mediums for storytelling: “In this digital age, irresistible storytelling is emerging through a variety of mediums… These original podcasts have already engaged and entertained audiences.”

The full slate includes several exciting projects alongside Nut Jobs:

– The Prophecy: Acquired by ABC Signature and Amazon MGM Studios as a one-hour drama series with Simpson Street, QCODE, and Station26 attached to produce.
– Hot White Heist: Acquired by Amazon MGM Studios as a half-hour comedy series with Broadway Video and Alan Cumming attached to produce.
– Oracle: Acquired by Amazon MGM Studios as a one-hour drama series with Jordan Feiner and 3 Arts Entertainment attached to produce.
– Temporal: Acquired by Amazon MGM Studios as a one-hour drama series with Storypunk and Low Spark Television attached to produce.
– Daniel X: Genesis: Acquired by Amazon MGM Studios as a one-hour drama series with James Patterson Entertainment attached to produce.
– Words + Music: Acquired by MGM+ as a music docuseries with The Kennedy/Marshall Company attached to produce. This series aims to highlight today’s most significant artists.
– Breakthrough: A one-hour unscripted series produced by MGM Alternative and AT WILL MEDIA, executive produced by The Chainsmokers.

These exciting projects join the previously announced adaptation of Michael Connelly’s best-selling book “The Wonderland Murders & the Secret History of Hollywood,” acquired by MGM+ as a four-episode docuseries.


Jackie Levine, Head of Television and Film at Audible, will oversee these projects.

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