Amazon Says ‘Transparent’ Season 5 Could Be A Movie Or A Short Series Of Episodes

The Playlist | 6/12/2018 | Charles Barfield
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The swift justice of the #MeToo movement left a gaping hole in television and we’re going to be feeling the results of that purge this year. Later this year, Netflix‘s “House Of Cards” returns and it’ll be without its lead star Kevin Spacey. Following his sexual assault scandal, Netflix decided to quickly wrap up the series and put Robin Wright in the lead role (how they’ll do that we’ll find out soon).

But what about “Transparent,” the series that put Amazon TV on the map? The Emmy-winning series has been the source of controversy in recent months, as allegations of inappropriate conduct were thrown at star Jeffrey Tambor. Like “House Of Cards,” following Tambor’s public press scandal, the show’s creator Jill Soloway decided to fire the actor and move on without him.

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But “Transparent,” while about a family and more than just one character, is built around the idea of its former patriarch transitioning to a woman and the emotional aftermath that affects the entire kin. How does a show like this move on and in what form?

According to new Amazon Studios chief Jennifer Salke in an interview with Deadline, that’s still up in the...
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