Viewers from more than 200 countries, including Canada, will soon get access to three new Amazon Prime Video series this May. Amazon Prime viewers will be able to watch weekly episodes of American Gods and can binge stream Patriot and I Love Dick.
Launching on May 1st, American Gods, which is filmed in Toronto, Guelph and other cities in Ontario, brings Neil Gaiman’s fantasy novel to life. The show stars Ricky Whittle from the 100 as Shadow Moon and Canadian actor Paulo Schreiber from Orange is the New Black, as Mad Sweeney, a leprechaun. American Gods is set to release episodes weekly on Mondays.
The following Friday, May 5th, Amazon Prime viewers can watch the Amazon Original Series, Patriot. This comedy, drama, thriller focuses on the life of intelligence officer John Tavner trying to stop Iran from going nuclear.
The show stars Terry O’Quinn from Lost, Michael Chernus from Orange is the New Black and Kathleen Munroe from Call Me Fitz.
Just one week later Amazon Prime viewers can watch I Love Dick.
I Love Dick stars Kathryn Hahn from Transparent as Chris and Griffin Dunne as Sylvere. The show is about Chris and Sylvere moving to Marfa, Texas and both falling in love with a man by the name of Dick. played by Kevin Bacon.
Although that’s it for original Prime content for May, during the summer super hero fans will be excited to know that the Tick will be making its way to Amazon Prime Video.
The Tick tells the story of when an accountant with no powers realizes his city is owned by a super villain. The Tick stars Peter Sarafinowicz as the Tick and Griffin Newman as Arthur Everest. The premiere date is August 25th and unfortunately the teaser trailer doesn’t tell very much about the show.
Amazon Prime is priced at $79 CAD per year with a 30-day trial period (in Quebec there’s no trial and instead a $79 13-month subscription).
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Source: Amazon Canada