MarVista Leisure & TelevisaUnivision Ink Spanish-Language Movie Deal for Vix+ – Deadline

Fox Leisure’s MarVista Leisure, a prolific producer and distributor of unique films for conventional and streaming networks worldwide, is constant its growth into Latin America, signing a serious growth and manufacturing take care of TelevisaUnivision.

Underneath the pact, MarVista, run by Founding Companion and CEO Fernando Szew, will produce ten unique Spanish-language movies that includes artistic and on-screen expertise from Latin America throughout household, comedy, romance, and vacation genres that can stream solely on ViX+, TelevisaUnivision’s streaming platform, which is scheduled to launch within the second half of the 12 months. TelevisaUnivision will maintain worldwide streaming distribution rights to all ten movies underneath the deal, and MarVista will oversee world distribution exterior of streaming and second home windows for all platforms.

This marks the primary main manufacturing dedication to MarVista following the indie studio’s December acquisition by Fox Leisure.

“It’s an unbelievable honor to be a founding artistic manufacturing associate of TelevisaUnivision on the launch of ViX+,” stated Szew. “MarVista and Fox Leisure take nice satisfaction in being leaders in delivering various tales and premium content material throughout a number of genres for all viewers. We’re wanting ahead to introducing these preliminary ten movies to what undoubtedly might be a fast-growing and main streamer inside the Spanish-speaking market.”

Current Spanish-language movies produced by MarVista embrace Operacion Feliz Navidad for HBO Max in Latin America; and El Robo del Siglo, which is at the moment streaming on HBO Max within the U.S. and final 12 months was named Greatest Ibero-American Movie by the Cinema Brazil Grand Prize. The film additionally ranks among the many High 5 performing movies of all time in Szew’s native Argentina.

MarVista’s current releases additionally embrace the  Prime Video launch Christmas Is Canceled starring Hayley Orrantia, Dermot Mulroney, and Janel Parrish; indie options Keep Awake, starring Chrissy Metz, which world premiered on the 2022 Berlin Movie Pageant; IFC’s Hunter Hunter, starring Devon Sawa, Nick Stahl, and Camille Sullivan; and the GLAAD nominated Underneath the Christmas Tree,’Lifetime’s LGBTQ+ led film starring Elise Bauman, Tattiawna Jones, and Ricki Lake.

ViX, with entry to TelevisaUnivision’s huge content material library and IP, focuses on Latin cultures and Spanish-speaking storytellers with 50,000 hours of free and paid premium content material throughout genres together with films, comedy collection, novelas, drama collection, and kids’s content material, in addition to dwell information and sports activities.

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