HBO Max prepares more than 100 original shows in Mexico and Latin America
HBO Max will launch in Mexico sometime in June to compete against Netflix and Disney+ for the streaming market. Now the company revealed that it is already working on original productions that will be exclusive and will be part of the Max Originals brand. The company plans to develop more than 100 local contents, of which 33 are already in production. All productions will be created in Latin America over the next two years.
Among the first confirmed series to premiere during 2021, these stand out:
Bilardo, el doctor del fútbol (Argentina) - A four-episode documentary series that will feature the testimony of the most relevant figures in Argentina and in soccer itself.
Sustos ocultos de Frankelda (Mexico) - An anthology of horror stories for children in stop-motion created by Cinema Fantasma, a studio specialized and recognized in this technique, which will take us to the darkest secrets of Frankelda and her book, her faithful companion, where there will be intense and funny stories where not everything is what it seems.
The company mentioned that there will be productions ranging from fiction series, movies, documentaries, specials, and reality shows. The other confirmed productions are:
Búnker (Mexico) - Action comedy.
Amarres (Mexico) - Contemporary romantic and family drama.
Días de gallos (Argentina) - Youth and musical drama
Los ausentes (Brazil) - Drama series
HBO Max in Mexico and Latin America will be the new home for content from HBO, Warner Bros., DC, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, and Turner Classic Movies, among others. The exact launch date and price are expected to be announced in the coming weeks.