Amazon and FremantleMedia International have announced that fantasy drama American Gods will launch exclusively for Prime members in Germany, Austria, UK and Japan in 2017. The series is based on the award-winning novel by Neil Gaiman which has been translated into over 30 languages.
“Adapted from Neil Gaiman’s beloved novel, American Gods is one of the most ambitious new television series coming out in 2017,” says Brad Beale, Vice President of Worldwide Television Acquisition for Amazon. “It joins our roster of exciting, high-quality Original and exclusive shows for our Prime members including, this year, the highly anticipated The Grand Tour, Mr. Robot, Preacher, Lucifer and the return of The Man in the High Castle.”
”With a team of such visionaries bringing this epic novel to life, the American Gods series has already been the cause of much excitement,” said Jens Richter, CEO, FremantleMedia International. “Partnering with Amazon Prime has provided us with a great opportunity to make American Gods accessible to viewers around the world and to gain a new army of worshippers for our series.”