Courtesy of Prime Video
Prime Video has delayed dropping the trailer for global spy series “Citadel” after a train crash in Greece.
Specific details of the show are still limited, but the first look from last month showed stars Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Richard Madden ready to do battle on what looks like a luxury train. The trailer, which was expected to be released on Wednesday, is believed to feature a train crash.
It’s understood Prime Video would be wary of coming out with the trailer given a devastating train crash in Greece on Tuesday night that has so far killed at least 36 people, According to the BBC.
The passenger train was carrying 350 passengers when it collided with a freight train near the city of Larissa in northern Greece.
A statement from Prime Video on Wednesday morning reads: “Out of respect for our international community, and due to devastating breaking news from Greece yesterday, we respectfully await sharing the official trailer for the movie Citadel.”
The streaming company said it will share the release date of a new trailer in the coming days.
Prime Video bets on the “Citadel” and positions it as a global television event. The streamer is launching a show called Mother Mother along with two satellite series in local languages in India and Italy. Executive produced by Russo Brothers’ AGBO and showrunner David Weil, the program stars Stanley Tucci, Leslie Manville and an ensemble of international stars such as Varun Dhawan and Matilda DeAngelis. Premiere of “Citadel” on April 28th.
Below is an official summary:
Eight years ago, the castle fell. The world’s independent spy agency – charged with keeping all people safe and secure – has been destroyed by agents of Manticore, a powerful syndicate that manipulates the world from the shadows. With the fall of the Citadel, elite agents Mason Kane (Madden) and Nadia Sinh’s (Chopra Jonas) memories are erased as they narrowly escape with their lives. They have been in hiding ever since, building new lives with new identities, unaware of their pasts. Until one night, when Mason tracks down his former Citadel co-worker, Bernard Orlik (Tucci), who desperately needs his help to stop Manticore from establishing a New World Order. Mason searches for his former partner, Nadia, and the two spies embark on a mission that takes them around the world trying to stop Manticore, all while facing a relationship built on secrets, lies, and dangerous, undying love. .
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