‘Colapso,’ Spain Soccer Doc Be part of ViX+ Originals Slate
TelevisaUnivision is including to the roster of authentic titles provided on the ViX+ premium streaming service that bowed final month with the purpose of serving up greater than 70 new applications in its first yr of operations.
Manufacturing is underway on three scripted drama collection, “Colapso,” “Isla Brava,” and “Senda Prohibida,” in addition to the documentary “Absoluta” providing behind-the-scenes take a look at the transformation of Spain’s nationwide soccer crew identified affectionately as La Furia Roja (the Purple Fury).
“From thrilling mysteries to heartwarming private tales, these new authentic productions symbolize a pattern of the breadth of unimaginable Spanish-language storytelling you’ll be able to solely discover on ViX+,” stated Rodrigo Mazon, govt VP and basic supervisor of ViX+.
Launched July 21 within the U.S. and Latin America, ViX+ has struck programming offers with a bevy of outstanding content material creators together with Salma Hayek Pinault, Eugenio Derbez, Selena Gomez, Maria Dueñas, Mario Vargas Llosa, Santiago Limón, Leonardo Padrón and Marc Cistaré. It has additionally solid content material offers with Spain’s MediaPro Studio and Mediacrest in addition to Colombia’s Dynamo, amongst others.
ViX+ plans to supply greater than 10,000 hours of ad-free leisure programming on yr one in its bid to sway extra Spanish-speaking audiences so as to add one other streaming service to their month-to-month combine. In Could, TelevisaUnivision agreed to accumulate Spanish-language streaming platform Pantaya to additional bolster ViX+’s programming provide.
ViX+ prices $6.99 per 30 days within the U.S. and MX$119 per 30 days in Mexico. It enhances the ad-supported ViX, which launched March 31.
The launch of ViX+ marks the primary main strategic swing to come back from the Spanish-language media big because the long-awaited union of Televisa and Univision was achieved earlier this yr in a deal valued at about $4.8 billion.
The upcoming ViX+ Originals are:
** “Colapso” (“Collapse”) (working title): Drama collection is a Spanish-language adaptation of the French dystopian miniseries “L’Effondrement,” an Worldwide Emmy Award nominee. The story is advised from the point of view of a motley group of characters as your entire monetary, technological, political and environmental techniques of Mexico Metropolis completely collapse. The collection hails from manufacturing banner Perro Azul, based by TV manufacturing professionals Juan Uruchurtu (“Narcos”) and Alexis Fridman (“Sr. Avila”).
** “Isla Brava” (“Courageous Island”) (working title): A thriller collection that begins one evening when a lady, Lucia, decides to admit to her husband Alfredo that she is having an affair together with his youthful brother. That very same evening, Alfredo vanishes with no hint. The investigation of Alfredo’s disappearance reveals a darkish life marked by blackmail, greed, playing money owed and a sordid household secret. Produced by Onza Leisure.
** “Senda Prohibida” (“Forbidden Path”): An up to date reimagining of Televisa’s very first novela, this rendition from award-winning telenovela producer Giselle González facilities on Nora, who has no qualms in wrecking the peace of a household to realize the lifetime of luxurious she’s at all times desired. Produced by Televisa Studios.
** “Absoluta” (“Absolute”): This documentary follows two star gamers from Spain’s nationwide soccer crew, Iker Casillas from Actual Madrid and Xavi Hernández from FC Barcelona, who assist rework an underdog crew into one of many world’s prime contenders. The documentary in regards to the crew hailed as La Furia Roja comes from Spain’s Jorge Laplace of Prinzi Movies.
The premium sports activities documentary enhances the greater than 7,000 hours of reside sports activities protection on ViX+, together with reside soccer matches and protection of the world’s prime leagues and tournaments within the U.S. and Mexico.