APRIL 2022: Rolling updates of the latest streaming content announcements from Asia Pacific and the Middle East.
After being closed to visitors for two years, Malaysia is reopening its international borders to quarantine-free travel on April 1, 2022.
Following a deal with the New Zealand cricket board, Amazon India will stream a test series between NZ and Bangladesh from Jan 1, 2022.
Speaking at ATF, Amazon’s APAC director of originals, Erika North, said the streamer would be making a big push into the region.
Execs from Netflix, Amazon Prime and Disney+ Hotstar discussed market trends and future strategy at the two-day APOS virtual conference.
The four titles – Bunty Aur Babli 2, Prithviraj, Jayeshbhai Jordaar and Shamshera – will stream on Amazon four weeks after their theatrical release.
Four upcoming films produced by actor-producer Suriya’s Tamil powerhouse will premiere on Amazon Prime Video worldwide.
Political drama directed by Ali Abbas Zafar is testing issues of OTT regulation and freedom of speech in India.