'Hanna 2' to 'Chemical Hearts', these five new Amazon Originals will drive away lockdown blues


Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, theatres in major countries are shut. In the middle of this, citizens confined to their homes are resorting to OTT platforms to drive away boredom and keep their spirits high. Delighting them, Amazon Prime Video has announced five originals that will stream in the new couple of days and weeks. From series like Hanna 2 to the adrenaline pumping World's Toughest Race, here is the list of original content that Amazon will be releasing to keep their audience entertained. 

Hanna 2

Featuring Esme Creed-Miles, Mireille Enos, Joel Kinnaman, Yasmin Monet Prince, Hanna 2 is currently streaming on Amazon Prime Video. It is directed by Ugla Hauksdóttir, Eva Husson, Anders Engström, Jon Jones, Amy Neil, Sarah Adina Smith and David Farr.

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World's Toughest Race

Directed by Mark Burnett, the reality show is hosted by Bear Grylls. It includes Kathy Lynch, Ian Adamson, Sara Ballantyne, John Howard, Charlton Heston and Keith Murray. The show launched on Amazon Prime Video on August 14. The 10 episodes series will feature 66 teams who will race across miles rugged Fijian terrain including mountains, jungles, rivers and ocean for 11 days, 24 hours a day.

The Boys Season 2

The show led by Karl Urban, Jack Quaid, Antony Starr and Erin Moriarty will premiere on September 4, 2020. Reportedly, the second season of the show adapted from Garth Ennis comic will revolve around a group of nobodies on the run from The Seven, a corporate-owned and corrupt group of superheroes.

Chemical Hearts

Amazon Original film Chemical Hearts featuring Lili Reinhart and Austin Abrams will stream on the platform from August 21, 2020. Directed by Richard Tanne, the film is based on the novel Our Chemical Hearts by Krystal Sutherland.

Jim Gaffigan: Pale Tourist

Hosted by Jim Gaffigan, the Amazon Specials' caption reads- 'Jim Gaffigan boldly goes where no stand-up comedian has gone before: everywhere! During THE PALE TOURIST global tour Jim traveled the world meeting locals and learning about their culture. He then transformed those experiences into stand-up sets of all-new material specific to each place he visited.' It is currently streaming on the OTT platform.


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