The director Steven Soderbergh is among the great hopes for the new streaming service HBO Max, which recently bought a movie he’s making with Meryl Streep set on a boat. But Soderbergh is also a jewel in Netflix’s crown, directing the crime dramedy “The Laundromat,” also with Streep. The film arrived on the service three weeks ago. And to complete the trifecta, Amazon is gambling on Soderbergh, as well. On Friday, the retail giant’s Hollywood division will release “The Report,” a political thriller about Senate whistleblower Daniel Jones that Soderbergh produced. (Amazon chief executive Jeff Bezos owns The Washington Post.) As the streaming wars intensify – Disney’s steaming service debuted Tuesday and AppleTV+ launched Nov. 1 – companies are fighting to lock up consumers’ entertainment dollars. But another scramble is underway to land creative talent. The skirmish is so fierce, and the talent so scarce, it sometimes means that rabid streaming competitors are messily in business with the same creators. It’s a trend contrary to long-standing Hollywood tradition. “What we’re seeing unfold in front of us is a shift from exclusivity to ubiquity,” said Tom Nunan, a veteran producer who counts films such as “Crash” among his credits. “Companies are… Read full this story
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