WarnerMedia to produce 100 original titles in two years in Latin America for HBO Max

WarnerMedia Latin America (AT&T) has officially announced this Thursday, April 29th, that it plans to launch more than 100 original productions in the next two years, of which 33 are already being produced. The premiere of all these titles will take place at the SVOD OTT HBO Max, which will be launched in June in Latin America, under the ‘Max Originals’ brand.

According to the information reported by WarnerMedia, the announced productions will include fiction titles, films, documentaries, special productions and reality shows. Some of them are the already announced ‘Bunker’ (Mexico) and ‘Dias de Gallos’ (Argentina); to which are added ‘Amarres’ (Mexico) and ‘Los Ausentes’ (Brazil). Also, throughout 2021, new productions will be added, such as ‘Bilardo, el doctor del futbol’ (Argentina), a four-episodes documentary series in which several of the most important celebrities of Argentina and football will participate; and ‘Sueños ocultos de Frankelda’ (Mexico), a series of stop-motion horror stories for children, created by Cinema Fantasma, a studio specialized in this technique, whose plot will focus on the darkest secrets of Frankelda and her book, that will gather intense and funny stories where everything is not what it seems.

‘With HBO Max, we introduce a new and top platform that is committed to telling the best stories, generating experiences and emotions for our audience in Latin America. At present, we are working on productions that cover a great variety of genres and formats, with local stories of all kinds, strengthening our commitment with local communities, with great Latin American talent and definitely with our audiences, and this is just the beginning’, reported Tomas Yankelevich, Chief Content Officer at WarnerMedia Latin America.

Apart from the launch of the SVOD version of HBO Max in Latin America in June, WarnerMedia has confirmed days ago the launch of an AVOD version for the platform, which will be valued at USD 9.99 per month, that is, USD 5 less than the value of the subscription without advertising. Up to now, the company has not confirmed that the AVOD version will be available in Latin America.