Starz Acquires International Rights to ‘Ramy’

  • The Wrap
Starz has landed international rights to the Hulu/A24 comedy “Ramy,” which premiered earlier this year and stars Ramy Youssef as a Muslim millennial living in a post-9/11 America.

Starz will distribute the show internationally in the UK, Germany, France, Spain, Italy, Ireland, Austria, Belgium and Luxembourg. The series will premiere on Starz’s premium streaming service Starzplay in the U.K. on Aug. 30, with the other territories to follow suit.

Starz has acquired the rights from Lionsgate.

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“‘Ramy’ is exactly the kind of premium, noisy content that we are looking to deliver to the global Starzplay audience,” Superna Kalle, Evp for Starz, said. “We look forward to debuting the series in the UK and across Europe, where the storytelling – which is equally specific and universal – will most certainly resonate with viewers.”

The first season of “Ramy” follows
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