In a competitive expansion between the streaming services (notably Netflix and Amazon), Amazon is moving into original French language for France and French speaking Belgium.
Amazon Prime Video is teaming up with Newen (through its Telfrance subsidiary), Bavaria Fiction and Deutsche Telekom for the brand new comedy drama Germanized.
In French, the title will be Deutsche-Les-Landes. It will be the first French original to appear on Amazon’s streaming service in France. Amazon will also be the exclusive distribution partner for the title in France and Belgium.
This news arrives as the platform also brings in German drama The Beat, a crime drama set in the Berlin club scene.
In Germany, Deutsche Telekom is coproducing the ten-part half-hour comedy drama under the title Germanized. It will be available exclusively to EntertainTV customers on SVOD service EntertainTV Serien.