Amazon Prime has revealed details about the ten Canadian original series and feature films that will be debuting on the streaming service globally.
Projects announced on Wednesday include sticky one, an English drama set in Quebec and about a real-life maple syrup heist. Producer credits are shared by Blumhouse Television’s Jason Blum, Megamix’s Jonathan Levine, Comet Pictures’ Jamie Lee Curtis and Canadian producer Sphere Media.
Another project is an untitled documentary by director Mike Downie about the iconic Canadian rock band The Tragically Hip. Canadian native slate including previously announced Children in the Hall a sketch comedy series, to launch on May 13; companion document, Children in the Hall: Comedy Punks; and Lake, a comedy set in the countryside starring Black Orphans actors Jordan Gavaris, Madison Shamoun and Julia Stiles.
Amazonian Canadian native slate also included Three Pines, starring Alfred Molina and produced by Amazon Studios and Left Bank Pictures; and director Nathalie Bibie’s true crime documentary series The Unsolved Murder of Beverly Lynn Smith.
Amazon Prime is also in the works LOL: Who Will Laugh Last?, the French version of the global comedy format to be performed by Patrick Huard; animated series Gary and the Devil; and the original movie Sugar, a Canadian-Mexican co-production directed by Vic Sarin.
Amazon gives Canada native the green light following a giant stream shooting north of its own native border like The Boys, The Expanse, Tales from the Loop, Reacher and The Man in the High Palace.
“Canada has amazing stories to tell, and we are fortunate enough to be working with the best local producers, directors, writers and actors to begin bringing these stories to our Canadian Prime members. Our upcoming Canadian Slate offers something for every fan of Canadian entertainment – from comedy and drama to true crime, documentaries and animation,” said Christina Wayne, head of originals, Canada, at Amazon Studios, in a statement.
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