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Amazon Prime Video India signs multi-year content deal with Warner Bros
MUMBAI: Amazon Prime Video India has signed an exclusive long-term content deal with Warner Bros. International Television Distribution to bring the latest and most popular movies and TV shows from the Warner Bros. stable to Amazon Prime members in India.
The deal will make Amazon Prime Video the exclusive subscription screening home for some of the latest movies like ‘Sully’, ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’, ‘Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice’, ‘Suicide Squad’, ‘The Conjuring 2’, ‘Lights Out’, along with evergreen titles like ‘Godzilla’, ‘Edge of Tomorrow’, ‘Annabelle’, ‘Into the Storm’, to name a few.
Apart from the movie library, hundreds of popular hit TV shows such as ‘Lethal Weapon’, ‘Supernatural’, ‘Blindspot’, ‘The Last Ship’, ‘2 Broke Girls’, ‘The Vampire Diaries’ and ‘The Originals’ are also available at the same time as their US premiere to Prime members. The deal also includes the hit comedy, ‘Two and a Half Men’, which concluded its 12-season run in 2015.
Amazon Prime Video India director and country head Nitesh Kripalani said, “Amazon is thrilled to announce this ground-breaking deal with Warner Bros. International that adds some of the most in demand and searched movies and TV shows to our latest and exclusive content selection to Prime customers. With top TV shows soon after their US broadcast and classic ever-green movies and TV shows from the Warner Bros. studio, our Prime Video customers will see even further value in the Prime membership.”
“We are pleased that subscribers to Amazon Prime in India will have on-demand access to these high-quality films and first-rate television series. We look forward to continuing to supply Amazon with our great content in India as we do in many other countries around the world,” added Warner Bros. Worldwide Television Distribution president Jeffrey Schlesinger.