HBO Max Will Develop Over 100 Originals for Latin America Launch

As we reported earlier, HBO Max announced it will be coming to Latin America this summer. On the docket are 33 local Latin American projects which are already in production, with more than 100 total in development over the next two years. The productions will fall under the Max Originals brand. The streaming service will launch in 39 territories across Latin America and the Caribbean in June 2021.

Originals will include:

BILARDO, EL DOCTOR DEL FÚTBOL (Argentina) – Four-episode long documentary series that will feature stories from the most relevant figures from Argentine soccer. 

FRANKELDA’S BOOK OF SPOOKS (Mexico) – An anthology stop-motion animated series about horror stories for children created by Cinema Fantasma, a studio specializing in and recognized for this technique. The series will take us to Frankelda’s darkest secrets, alongside her book, her faithful companion, with intense and entertaining stories where not everything is as it seems.

“HBO Max is a new platform that is committed to telling the best stories that generate experiences and emotions in our fans across Latin America. Currently, we are working on productions that cover a wide variety of different genres and formats, with all kinds of local stories that are relevant to our consumers, reinforcing our commitment to local communities with our great Latin American talent and most certainly with our audience. And this is only the beginning,” said Tomás Yankelevich, Chief Content Officer of WarnerMedia Latin America.