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Amazon Prime Video Announces New UK Original Comedy-Drama Series “Mammals”

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LONDON, UK – 13th July 2021 – Amazon Prime Video today announced Mammals, a six-part UK Amazon Original comedy-drama series, written by two-time Olivier and Tony Award-winning Jez Butterworth (Jerusalem, The Ferryman, Spectre, Ford v Ferrari) and starring Tony, Emmy and BAFTA Award-winner James Corden (The Late Late Show, Gavin & Stacey), twice Oscar and BAFTA-nominated Sally Hawkins (Paddington, The Shape of Water), Melia Kreiling (Filthy Rich), Colin Morgan (Humans), Henry Lloyd- Hughes (Killing Eve) and Samuel Anderson (Witless). Directed by Stephanie Laing (Made for Love, Physical) and produced by Street Hassle in association with Vertigo Films and Fulwell 73, the series will launch exclusively on Prime Video in over 240 countries and territories. Filming for the new series starts this month.

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About Street Hassle

Street Hassle is Jez Butterworth’s new production company. It will produce Mammals as well as other drama productions created by and written by Jez.

About Vertigo Films

Vertigo Films will provide production services for Mammals. Vertigo Films is a British independent TV and film production company founded in 2002 and has produced over thirty films including Gareth Edwards’ Monsters, Nicholas Winding Refn’s Bronson (starring Tom Hardy) and one of the UK’s biggest independent box office hits, StreetDance 3D. The company built an integrated distribution, sales and post-production operation and became one of the most successful independent film companies in the U.K. It’s first TV show, the epic Britannia for Sky is written by Jez and Tom Butterworth and due to launch its third season around the world this summer.

About Fulwell 73

Fulwell 73 is an independent television and film production company based out of London and Los Angeles. They have produced many globally beloved and award-winning shows and films, from the recent record-breaking Friends: The Reunion, to the BBC’s most watched scripted show in 17 years, Gavin & Stacey. Their varied slate currently includes: The Republic of Sarah, Carpool Karaoke, and documentary series Sunderland ‘Til I Die. The company also produce The Late Late Show with James Corden, and are releasing Cinderella later this year.

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