Amazon Suspends TV and Movie Chief Roy Price

The head of Amazon.com’s movie and television business Roy Price has been put on a leave of absence, following an allegation of sexual harassment.

An Amazon spokesman confirmed the move which he said was “effective immediately.” The Information in August reported a sexual harassment allegation was made against Mr. Price by “The Man in the High Castle” producer Isa Hackett back in 2015.

Ms. Hackett told The Information that Amazon investigated the complaint at the time.

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In recent days, rumors of a management shakeup at the studio have been flying, with Hollywood insiders betting on whom Amazon might recruit to replace Mr. Price. 

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