Cannot get enough of audiobooks? Are you fanatical about The Walking Dead universe? Then strap yourself in, because we have some exciting news for you.
Two entertainment powerhouses - Amazon’s Audible and The Walking Dead creators Skybound Entertainment - have teamed up and are set to create some new, audio content.
It is not yet know what this content will be, but a “first look” pact shows that Amazon will have first dibs on anything created and anything that is produced won’t be available elsewhere until the internet giant says so.
Amazon has made a number of these deals recently including partnerships with Reese Witherspoon's Hello Sunshine and Saturday Night Live's Broadway Video.
Skybound’s CEO David Alpert described the deal as giving their creators “a new platform to expand on their stories”.
“At Skybound we strive to connect creators to new and existing fanbases across multiple channels. Teaming up with Audible gives our creators a new platform to expand on their stories, and we’re excited to do so with the best in the audio content business,” he said.
As you’d expect, Audible was as equally complimentary of Skybound describing them as having a “track record of creating wildly popular and beloved content”.
Audible’s Rachel Ghiazza, SVP-Content Acquisition and Development, said: “Audible is forging groundbreaking deals with leading creators and producers throughout the entertainment industry and Skybound Entertainment’s track record of creating wildly popular and beloved content is perfect for our voracious listeners.
“We are thrilled to be in business with these visionary creators and look forward to serving up new programming to our audience in the near future.”
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Main image: Skybound Entertainment