New Delhi: Video streaming platform Netflix has partnered smartphone brand OnePlus to unveil the first look of its much awaited action drama series Sacred Games 2. The association will allow users to watch the second season of the series on the soon-to-be launched OnePlus 7 Pro, which comes with HDR10+ supported display.
Netflix released two posters from Sacred Games 2 that are shot on OnePlus 7 Pro and demonstrate its camera capabilities. The posters capture Sacred Games characters — Sartaj Singh (played by Saif Ali Khan) and Ganesh Gaitonde (played by Nawazuddin Siddiqui).The platform also gave fans a sneak peek into the series by releasing a behind-the-scenes video, also shot on the OnePlus 7 Pro.
“Through devices like the OnePlus 7 Pro, consumers increasingly are able to enjoy an amazing viewing experience on Netflix. We are thrilled to celebrate the fandom of Sacred Games with posters and a behind-the-scenes video shot on the OnePlus 7 Pro," said Jerome Bigio, director-partner marketing, Asia Pacific (APAC), Netflix.
This is possibly Netflix’s first brand association with a mobile handset maker to promote its upcoming web series. The streaming platform, which launched the trailer of Sacred Games 2 on 5 May, is yet to announce to the release date of the series.
“OnePlus continues to look for innovative ways to engage and bring unique experiences to our community. We are excited to partner with Netflix and Sacred Games Season 2 to creatively showcase the impressive capabilities of OnePlus 7 Pro. We can’t wait to unveil more about the product and the partnership at the launch event," said Vikas Agarwal, general manager, OnePlus India.
Based on the voluminous novel by acclaimed writer Vikram Chandra and helmed by celebrated directors Anurag Kashyap and Vikramaditya Motwane, Sacred Games is Netflix's first locally produced original series. The action drama features actors such as Saif Ali Khan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Radhika Apte among others. The new season will also feature actors such as Kalki Koechlin and Ranvir Shorey.