Amazon unveils launch dates of this year’s hottest Spring releases on demand
Amazon has unveiled the launch dates of some of the streaming service’s most popular Original Series.
Ron Perlman-fronted Hand of God and detective series Bosch are both back for new seasons after successful runs on Amazon. Meanwhile, new series such as secret agent show Patriot and the cult classic novel adaptation I Love Dick are all set to premiere this Spring alongside them.
Check out the new launches below:
Release date: February 24
Patriot is the brand new series about intelligence officer John Tavner (Michael Dorman), who is on a top-secret mission to prevent Iran from going nuclear. Of course, his assignment doesn’t go exactly to plan – and Tavner must do all he can to remain afloat and undiscovered.
Hand of God (Season 2)
Release date: March 10
Ron Perlman returns as the corrupt judge Pernell Harris, who in a thrilling first season suffered a breakdown and began to believe he was receiving visions from God. Returning on March 10, Judge Harris has finally rock bottom and – even worse – is now facing trial for the murder of a cop.
American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story
Release date: April 7
A new documentary series revolving around the life and career of the charismatic Playboy founder, Hugh Hefner. The series uses archival footage, interviews and cinematic re-enactments to depict six decades of impressive – if controversial – success.
Bosch (Season 3)
Release date: April 21
The third series of the detective show based on Michael Connolly’s award-winning novels returns with Titus Welliver in the titular role. The third season will adapt Connelly’s novel ‘The Black Echo’ – in which Bosch uncovers a spectacular bank robbery using subterranean tunnels.
I Love Dick
Release date: May 12
Based on the cult classic novel by Chris Kraus, I Love Dick tells the story of Chris (Kathryn Hahn) and Sylvere (Griffin Dunne), who arrive in Marfa, Texas after Sylvere is offered a writing fellowship. In the colourful community of Marfa, they meet the enigmatic Dick (Kevin Bacon), who challenges their ideas about love and monogamy.
Long Strange Trip
Release date: May 26
A new series detailing the history of the legendary rock band Grateful Dead, and the creative forces, subversive ambitions and interpersonal dynamics that drove them to thirty years of originality and success.