Amazon Prime Acquires Daniel Wu’s ‘Into the Badlands’ in U.K.

LONDON — Amazon Prime Video has acquired exclusive streaming rights in the U.K. to AMC’s “Into the Badlands” from Entertainment One Television.

Each episode of the genre-bending martial arts series, loosely based on the Chinese classic tale “Journey to the West,” will be available to Amazon Prime members in the U.K. on a weekly basis from Nov. 17, after they air in the U.S. Entertainment One launched the show at TV market Mipcom earlier this month.

Set in a devastated future world controlled by powerful feudal barons, “Into the Badlands” tells the story of a ruthless warrior, Sunny (Daniel Wu, “Tai Chi Zero”), and a young boy, M.K. (Aramis Knight, “The Dark Knight Rises”), who embark on a spiritual odyssey across a dangerous land.

The show is created by executive producers/showrunners/writers Alfred Gough and Miles Millar (“Smallville”), and executive produced by Stacey Sher and Michael Shamberg, director David Dobkin, fight director Stephen Fung and Daniel Wu.

Prime Video offers subscribers access to more than 15,000 movies and TV episodes, including “Transparent,” “Mr. Robot,” “Bosch,” “Hand of God,” “Vikings,” “Outlander” and “Ripper Street.”

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