Amazon India signs licensing deal with Paramount

Amazon Prime Video India has signed a streaming deal for new and library titles with Paramount.

Under the deal, Amazon India will have streaming rights to recent Paramount releases such as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out Of The Shadows, Star Trek Beyond and 10 Cloverfield Lane, amongst other titles.

Amazon Prime Video subscribers in India will also have rotating access to Paramount library titles including franchises such as Transformers, Indiana Jones, Mission: Impossible, Madagascar, Shrek and Kung Fu Panda.

“We are delighted to have reached this agreement with Amazon to bring our world-class films to fans across India,” said Jonathan Greenberg, senior vice president, Regional Sales Asia Pac, Paramount TV Licensing & Distribution.

“Our goal is to deliver our content to viewers how and when they want it and Amazon Prime Video offers an exceptional platform for fans to enjoy new and favorite films on demand.”

Amazon India also recently struck a streaming deal with Lionsgate for new and library titles, that included recent Oscar winner La La Land. See story here: Amazon strikes exclusive SVOD deal with Lionsgate.