Friday, February 22, 2019 12:35 IST
New series confirmed from writers and producers including Jane Featherstone, Naomi de Pear & Naomi Alderman (UK), Annette Hess, Oliver Berben & Constantin Film (Germany), Nicola Guaglianone, Menotti & Wildside (Italy), Mariia Duennas & Atresmedia Studios (Spain), Adolfo Martinez Perez & Zebra Producciones (Spain), Amritpal Singh Bindra & Still and Still Media Collective (India), Amit Kumar & Asif Kapadia (India), Sudip Sharma & Clean Slate Films (India), Ali Abbas Zafar (India), Sapan Verma & OML (India), VICE MEDIA JAPAN (Japan), Dynamo, Corazon Films & 3Pas (Mexico)
Amazon Prime Video today announced the greenlighting of more than 20 new and returning Prime Original Series to go into production in the UK, Germany, Italy, Spain, India, Japan and Mexico. In addition to delighting local audiences, many of the Prime Original series will be available to stream for a global audience on Prime Video in more than 200 countries and territories worldwide.
"We're delighted to announce the commissioning of more than twenty new and returning series, to be produced in seven countries across three continents around the world. We know that customers watching Prime Video everywhere want to see authentic stories, set in their own countries, and to invest in characters that can reflect their own experiences and diversity," said Jennifer Salke, Head of Amazon Studios. "We're excited and committed to amplifying the voices of storytellers from all over the world and to bring their visions to life for our viewers worldwide."
"We know our worldwide audience are thirsty for local shows from the best local voices, and we've already seen a great customer reaction from Prime Original international series such as the UK's The Grand Tour and All or Nothing: Manchester City, Germany's You Are Wanted, India's Breathe and Mirzapur, Mexico's Un extraño enemigo and LOL: Last One Laughing and Japan's Hitoshi Matsumoto Presents Documental," said James Farrell, Head of International Originals. "As well as delighting local audiences, we're excited to showcase the work of these talented local writers, directors, producers and actors to be enjoyed by an international audience of more than 100 million Prime members worldwide."
New Prime Original series announced today include: The Power - UK, La Templanza - Spain, El Cid - Spain, Untitled drama series - Italy, Wir Kinder vom Bahnhof Zoo - Germany, Bandish Bandits - India, The Last Hour - India, Untitled drama thriller series - India, Untitled drama series - India, Untitled Reality Series - India, Comicstaan (Tamil) - India, El Presidente - Mexico, Untitled sci-fi/horror comedy - Mexico, El Juego de las Llaves - Mexico, Untitled Political Thriller Series - Mexico, Como Sobrevivir Soltero - Mexico, Untitled Social Issue Series - Japan. Returning Prime Original series Mirzapur Season Two announced in India today.
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