Disney Plus has made good on its promise to ship a various and impressive unique programming lineup in Latin America the place it launched on Nov. 17.
Greater than 70 unique productions are in numerous levels of improvement and manufacturing in Brazil, Mexico, Argentina and Colombia, Disney’s 4 greatest markets.
One in every of them, doc-series “Sobrevolando,” is already obtainable on the streaming large, and options Brazilian actor Rodrigo Santoro, Mexican artist Jay de la Cueva and Argentine musician Fito Páez internet hosting their respective variations in Brazil, México and Argentina.
The Nationwide Geographic sequence provides a fowl’s eye view of Latin America’s gorgeous landscapes, from the frigid Beagle Channel in South America to the balmy Caribbean Sea, and explores the geography, historical past and tradition of eight areas in Latin America.
Different exhibits, starting from fiction, discuss exhibits, documentaries, and reside packages geared toward all family members, will launch this yr and the subsequent.
At The Walt Disney Firm Latin America, we all know how essential regionally related tales are to our viewers. For greater than twenty years now we have produced unique content material from and for Latin America and the remainder of the world,” stated Diego Lerner, president, The Walt Disney Firm Latin America.
“This is why we reinforce our strategic commitment to Latin America to produce original content with the talents of the region,” he asserted, including that out of the 70 tasks in various levels of manufacturing, 15 are from Brazil, 21 in Mexico, 29 in Argentina and 6 in Colombia.
Different notable Disney Plus exhibits embrace:
“Lo Que No Sabías Del Humor” (What You Didn’t Know About Humor), a doc-series that takes an anthropological take a look at humor in numerous territories. Fabio Porchat, co-founder of Brazilian comedy troupe Porta Dos Fundos, hosts the Brazilian model whereas Alex Fernández does the Mexican model and Miguel Granados, the Argentine.
“El Repatriado” (The Repatriated): An acutely related story of a Mexican migrant boy who’s adopted within the U.S. after being separated from his organic household at an unlawful border crossing. After changing into knowledgeable boxer and having absolutely tailored to American tradition, he’s abruptly deported to Mexico. Filmed on places in Mexico and america, the sequence is produced by BTF Media.
“Chaparreando,” certainly one of Disney Plus’s first acquisitions, it stars the ever present Mexican actor-comedian Omar Chaparro and his son Emiliano, and is co-produced by 3Pas Studios and Pantaya, and govt produced by Eugenio Derbez. The sequence follows father and son on an epic bike tour of Mexico that reconnects the vacationers with their very own roots and helps them reinforce their bond.
“El Ristorantino de Arnoldo,” (Arnoldo’s Restaurant): A child-targeted cooking sequence, produced by Non Cease, and starring Diego Topa who follows chef Arnoldo and his assistant Francis as they open a brand new restaurant.
“Opa Popa Dupa,” a puppet present for pre-schoolers, produced for Disney Plus by Telecolombia. Via humor and music, the manufacturing addresses themes comparable to science, expertise, area and physics to encourage take care of the surroundings and pure sources.
“Conecta y Canta,” hosted by Colombian artist Sebastián Yatra and produced by BTF Media, that is one other Disney Plus unique acquisition. The singing competitors brings collectively 40 girls and boys who sing from their houses in Mexico and are judged by Mexican celebrities comprising Mario Domm, Kenia Os and Poncho Lizárraga.
Talking at a MipCancun panel on Nov. 17, Leonardo Aranguibel, head of manufacturing operations and technique at Walt Disney Firm, Latin America, identified that Disney Plus had “signed deals with great creatives, technical teams and producers” in Mexico, Brazil, Argentina and Colombia.
“We’ll be generating more content so we’ll have to work with more people. We’re open to working with third parties, not just producers but auteurs, always with the idea that we own the IP, but we’re open to working with talent from the whole region,” Aranguibel added.