Amazon Prime to bring Thunderbirds Are Go to the US

Amazon has ordered four seasons of ITV’s Thunderbirds Are Go.

Each series will feature 13 episodes, and will launch on Amazon Prime.

Tara Sorensen, head of kids programming at Amazon Studios, said: “We’re thrilled to be collaborating with ITV Studios Global Entertainment on a world-renowned property that kids and families today will embrace.

“Our customers will enjoy the same action and adventure found on the classic series infused with a contemporary aesthetic and visually stunning world.”

Rosamund Pike is set to star in the animated series as Lady Penelope, while other characters including Scott, John, Virgil, Gordon and Ala will also return to screens.

Dan Gopal, EVP EMEA distribution and global digital partners for ITV Studios Global Entertainment, added: “We are delighted to be working with Amazon to launch Thunderbirds Are Go in the US; their position as an innovative content provider and their passion for the show makes them the perfect partner.

“Our strategy is to give audiences the flexibility to watch our content any time, any place, and the launch of Thunderbirds Are Go on Amazon Prime Video means children and families across the US, as well as in the UK, Germany and Austria, will be able to watch the entire series whenever and wherever they want.”

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