Prime Video has postponed the release of the trailer for its global spy series “Citadel” following a train crash in Greece.
Specific details for the show are still limited, but a first look last month showed stars Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Richard Madden ready for a battle in what appears to be a luxury train. The trailer, which was expected to launch on Wednesday, is said to feature a train crash.
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Understandably, Prime Video will be cautious when going out with the trailer, as a devastating train crash in Greece on Tuesday night has so far claimed the lives of at least 36 people, according to the BBC.
The passenger train was carrying 350 people when it collided with a freight train near the town of Larissa in northern Greece.
In a message to journalists on Wednesday morning, Prime Video said: “Out of respect for our international community and because of [the] devastating breaking news from Greece, we respectfully stick to sharing the official trailer for ‘Citadel’.
The streamer said it will share a new trailer launch date in the coming days.
Prime Video is betting big on “Citadel,” positioning it as a global TV event. The streamer is launching a “mothership” show along with two local-language satellite series set in India and Italy. Executive produced by the Russo Brothers’ AGBO and showrunner David Weil, the show also stars Stanley Tucci, Lesley Manville and a host of international stars such as Varun Dhawan and Matilda De Angelis. “Citadel” premieres on April 28.
Here’s an official summary below:
Eight years ago Citadel fell. The independent global spy agency – tasked with maintaining the safety and security of all people – was destroyed by agents of Manticore, a powerful syndicate that manipulates the world from the shadows. With the fall of Citadel, elite agents Mason Kane (Madden) and Nadia Sinh (Chopra Jonas) have their memories erased as they narrowly escaped with their lives. Since then, they have remained hidden, building new lives under new identities, oblivious to their past. Until one night, Mason is tracked down by his former Citadel colleague, Bernard Orlick (Tucci), who desperately needs his help to prevent 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 across the globe in an attempt to stop Manticore as they grapple with a relationship built on secrets, lies, and a dangerous but immortal love. .
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