Amazon Picks Up Cloak & Dagger for Europe


Amazon has licensed Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger to bring to Prime Video customers across Europe.

Cloak & Dagger, which will launch in the U.S. on Freeform, will be available on Prime Video in the U.K., Ireland, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, France and Italy in June, a day after the U.S. premiere. The Marvel series tells the story of two teenagers from different backgrounds who find themselves burdened and awakened by their new powers.

As part of the deal with Disney, Amazon also scored the sci-fi mystery The Crossing, which debuts in the U.S. on ABC on April 2. It will become available on Prime Video in the U.K. and Ireland on April 3 and in Germany, Switzerland, Italy and Austria on April 27.

“This marks another step forward in bringing best-in-class TV shows to Prime Video customers in Europe,” said Jay Marine, the VP  for Amazon Video in Europe. “We are thrilled to be bringing Marvel’s next hugely anticipated TV series exclusively to Prime Video, and we look forward to hearing the reaction from Marvel fans and newcomers to the iconic entertainment series alike as they discover the universe of Cloak & Dagger. The Crossing is a timely addition to Prime Video, and we’re expecting customers to find much to love about this enigmatic show.”