HBO Max continues to diversify its content to offer a diverse collection of local and global stories that can be enjoyed by all members of the family.
MIAMI, FL, March 17, 2022 - HBO Max announced today its lineup of new and exciting titles that will arrive to the platform in the coming months of the year, strengthening its content offering in the region of quality entertainment and storytelling for the whole family to experience at the most competitive price.
The new titles arriving exclusively to HBO Max include stories and characters from movies and series for adults and children, as well as documentaries and reality shows with productions made from different locations across Latin America and the world.
For 2022, HBO Max's commitment to bring to life stories told from Latin America continues to grow with titles for all tastes in different formats and genres.
For those who love suspense movies and are fans of thrillers, films from Argentina include Cristian Bernard's EN LA MIRA, ECOS DE UN CRIMEN, starring Diego Peretti and Julieta Cardinali, which will be available from March 18; LOS CONSPIRADORES, starring talented actor Guillermo Francella; and UN CRÍMEN ARGENTINO, a criminal and political investigation thriller based on a true story on the military dictatorship.
For fans of adventure, the platform will premiere the Mexican film VIAJEROS, a story that arrives with a cast that includes Fernanda Castillo, Alex de la Madrid and Damayanti Quintanar. Additionally, premiering from Brazil is PROCURA-SE, which features Camila Queiroz and Klebber Toledo, and is based on the book of the same name by author Carina Rissi.
Among the Latin American series being renewed, from Argentina comes the third season of EL JARDÍN DE BRONCE, starring Joaquin Furriel; and DÍAS DE GALLOS, which returns for a second season with the best of freestyle. Finally, from Brazil, PICO DA NEBLINA, directed by Quico and Fernando Meirelles, will soon launch its second season.
New local series will also arrive on HBO MAX. From Argentina: TÉ PARA SEIS (Working Title), a romantic comedy in which polyamory will completely change the perspective of its characters; in June comes the most awaited thriller MARÍA MARTA, EL CRÍMEN DEL COUNTRY, the story that continues to move Argentina after sociologist María Marta García Belsunce was found dead in the bathroom of her home in October 2002. From Mexico comes LAS BRAVAS F.C., which tells a story about empathy, solidarity and second chances in a women's soccer team. On March 20 comes AMSTERDAM, a comedy in which two millennials, a dog and diverse customs converge in an emblematic Mexico City street; ARMAS DE MUJER, starring the talented Kate del Castillo, who is one of four women who live their worst nightmare after the arrest of their husbands and must fight to support their families. To these series, we add from Brazil ÁREA DE SERVICIO, from actor, screenwriter and director Pedro Cardoso, and NO MUNDO DA LUNA, from the queen of the Brazilian chick lit genre Carina Rissi.
More for fans of fictional storytelling, we have O BEIJO ADOLESCENTE, based on the adaptation of the comic book by renowned comic creator Rafael Coutinho; and from Brazil, VALE DOS ESQUECIDOS, a mystery series with supernatural elements that follows a group of young people who get lost on a trail and end up in a town hidden under an eternal fog. From Mexico, currently in production, is CÓYOTL, one of the biggest upcoming series starring renowned actor Alejandro Speitzer and the talented Paulina Gaitán.
Among the innovative formats brought by HBO Max this year includes productions such as the reality show BAKE OFF CELEBRITY COLOMBIA, which will be loaded with local Colombian celebrities who will seek to demonstrate their baking skills; the documentary GOLES LIMPIOS, NEGOCIOS SUCIOS (Working Title), which narrates the power that drug trafficking in Colombia had over soccer during the 80s; the Brazilian documentary series PACTO BRUTAL: CASO DANIELA PÉREZ, directed by Tatiana Issa and Guto Barra; QUEEN STARS BRASIL, a production premiering March 24 that will surprise those who think they understand the reality of drag queens; THE BRIDGE BRASIL, a reality show in which celebrities have no privileges, quite the contrary; AND PCC: THE SECRET POWER, a documentary that tells the recent history of one of the most important criminal organizations in the world, emerging from Brazilian prisons.
HBO Max will also feature films that will premiere exclusively and directly on the platform, including KIMI, a production directed by Steven Soderbergh and starring Zoe Kravitz. Also heading exclusively to HBO Max is the fifth installment of Sam Raimi's EVIL DEAD RISE; the remake of the 1990s hit comedy HOUSE PARTY, with a new adaptation; and a new exclusive version of FATHER OF THE BRIDE , directed by Mexican filmmaker Gaz Alazraki, with a cast that includes Isabela Merced, Adria Arjona, Andy Garcia, Diego Boneta and Gloria Estefan. Also directed by Steven Soderberh, comes the third and final installment of MAGIC MIKE'S LAST DANCE, the story starring Channing Tatum; as well as the romantic comedy with a sci-fi twist starring Cole Sprouse and Lana Condor, MOONSHOT.
In addition, WarnerMedia's production label Particular Crowd complements this offering with Max Original films, including FALLING FOR FIGARO, a romantic comedy set in the competitive world of opera; GATLOPP: HELL OF A GAME, a comedy where a very particular game uncovers the darkest desires of a group of friends; and finally, BULL, bringing a story of revenge and redemption in the world of English organized crime.
From the theater to your home, Warner Bros. films will be exclusively available on the platform only 45 days after their theatrical release. This unprecedented global agreement will bring to the platform great titles such as THE BATMAN, FANTASTIC BEASTS: THE SECRETS OF DUMBLEDORE, DC LEAGUE OF SUPER PETS, ELVIS and many others.
In Latin America and Brazil, this offer is complemented by the agreement with one of the biggest movie studios, Sony, with the premiere of films such as SPIDER-MAN NO WAY HOME, and the second installment in the film adaptation of one of the villains in the Spider-Man universe with VENOM: CARNAGE RELEASED. In Latin America, from NBC Universal, film premieres also include the fifth installment of the dystopian horror franchise THE FOREVER PURGE, FAST AND FURIOUS 9 and the reboot of the RESIDENT EVIL franchise WELCOME TO RACOON CITY.
HBO Max also brings the highly anticipated return of two series for fans of science fiction and fantasy, with the fourth season of the WESTWORLD, and the third season of HIS DARK MATERIALS, a series based on the books of the same name by Philip Pullman.
The DC Universe also continues to expand further. This year on HBO Max fans can enjoy new seasons and episodes of SUPERMAN & LOIS and BATWOMAN, as well as NAOMI, which brings a new heroine to the platform. And soon, we’ll see the return of the favorite band of misfit superheroes in the fourth season of DOOM PATROL. In a totally different universe but also based on a DC graphic novel, we have the premiere of the new limited series DMZ, starring Rosario Dawson and Benjamin Pratt. The series follows a story set in the future in which a second American civil war has turned the island of Manhattan into a particular demilitarized zone.
In addition, we will have the return of Kaley Cuoco, who gives life to Cassie Bowden in the second season of THE FLIGHT ATTENDANT. In the new installment, Cassie tries to lead a normal life, but ends up at the center of an international investigation. This second season of the multi-award winning series adds the talented actress Sharon Stone to its cast. The endearing comediennes played by Jean Smart and Hannah Einbinder also return in a new season of the multi-award winning and critically acclaimed series HACKS. Finally, a new season of BARRY arrives to HBO Max, following the story of its protagonist and his struggles to leave behind, once and for all, the world of contract killings to devote himself fully to his passion: acting.
In 2022, we’ll see the return of two characters that have revolutionized the world of animation, RICK & MORTY. A series celebrated by an ever-growing fandom at a regional and global level, the sixth season follows these beloved characters as they continue to challenge all the limits of adult comedy.
Undoubtedly, a genre that continues to captivate audiences around the world is true crime, and arriving to the platform are two highly anticipated series. THE STAIRCASE stars the talented Colin Firth as a crime writer accused of killing his wife, after she is found dead at the foot of the staircase in the house they shared. The limited series also includes incredible performances by Toni Collette and Sophie Turner. Produced by David E. Kelley and Nicole Kidman, HBO Max will also premiere LOVE & DEATH, a series inspired by the true story of a suburban housewife who ends up killing her best friend with an ax.
The recently premiered MINX, stars Jake Johnson and Ophelia Lovibond as Doug and Joyce, who, together, work to launch the first erotic magazine for women in the 1970s. Launching on March 31 the series, JULIA will take us through the life of renowned cooking teacher and TV host Julia Child. In addition, HBO Max will also premiere Olivier Assayas’ recreation of IRMA VEP, starring Alicia Vikander as the American movie star who travels to France to act in a very tense and troubled remake of a film. From brilliant Scottish showrunner Steven Moffat, HBO Max will premiere the romantic drama THE TIME TRAVELER'S WIFE, based on the novel of the same name that tells a love story with a small complication: the constant time travel of its protagonist.
Fans of the unforgettable cult series THE WIRE must stay tuned, as creator David Simon returns to Baltimore in WE OWN THIS CITY. And for fans of the great director Michael Mann comes the incredible TOKYO VICE starring Ansel Elgort.
On HBO Max there is also content from multiple origins. From Italy, new seasons of GOMORRA and L'AMICA GENIALE, better known as MY BRILLIANT FRIEND. From Spain, MERLI SAPERE AUDE and from Sweden the original comedy LUST. And continuing the trend of Turkish novels are LOVE IS IN THE AIR and A WOMAN SCORNED.
And although Latin American titles will play a major role in 2022, international stories are not far behind. In the coming months PRETTY LITTLE LIARS: ORIGINAL SIN, from the PRETTY LITTLE LIARS franchise, will premiere and, following later this year, one of the most highly anticipated releases: HOUSE OF THE DRAGON, which will present the story of the civil war of House Targaryen that took place some 300 years before the events portrayed in GAME OF THRONES.
And because HBO Max is a platform for everyone, the youngest members of the household will also be able to enjoy the new additions to the catalog with the arrival of BUGS BUNNY BUILDERS; BATWHEELS; LA GRANJA DE ZENÓN PRESENTA: BARTOLITO: ROMPIENDO EL CASCARÓN; and new seasons of TEEN TITANS GO!; LOONEY TUNES CARTOONS; TROLLS: TROLLSTOPIA: DRAGONES: RESCUE TEAM and TOM AND JERRY IN NEW YORK. This adds to the local titles being produced as a key element in the strategy. The first original production by youtuber Ana Emilia arrives in Latin America with her new show DESAFÍO INFLUENCER, and, for Brazil, GATO GALÁCTICO will be part of the kids family.
HBO Max also announced that it will continue to look for local opportunities in the region to reach more countries with its live sports offering as it is already doing with the UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE in Brazil and Mexico, and PAULISTÃO in Brazil as well.
Undoubtedly, a year full of stories and emotions to the maximum. Fasten your seat belts for this spectacular journey that has just begun.