Published On: Mon, Sep 15th, 2014

HBO Latin America and Disney Media Distribution Latin America extend exclusive film deal

The multi-year feature film agreement grants HBO pay television and extended rights to Disney content in Spanish speaking countries and the Caribbean territories

HBO---LatinAmericaMIAMI, FL – HBO Latin America announced today a five-year extension of its current agreement with Disney Media Distribution Latin America, which offers Disney’s animated and live-action films to HBO subscribers everywhere in the region, excluding Brazil.

“We are delighted to continue this long lasting partnership with one of the most iconic studios in the industry and to remain the proud carriers of Disney content in Latin America. This deal serves to complement our powerful lineup of theatrical releases from four major studios and critically acclaimed original programming, and furthers our commitment to bringing only the best, top-quality entertainment to our subscribers,” said Luis F. Peraza, President of Networks, HBO Latin America.

As part of this deal, HBO Latin America will continue to have exclusive first-run, premium pay television rights for its HBO and MAX branded channels to some of the world’s most recognized and imaginative family-friendly movies from the Disney, Pixar, Marvel and Lucasfilm banners, including recent hits such as: Thor: The Dark World, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Muppets Most Wanted, Saving Mr. Banks, Frozen and Maleficent. The agreement also includes extended rights for multiple platforms, such as HBO GO and HBO On Demand, as well as rights to Disney’s expansive library of stellar classic films for HBO Latin America’s premium channels and Cinemax.

Through this extension with Disney, HBO Latin America secures its fourth major studio – joining Sony, Warner and NBCUniversal – reinforcing its leadership as the main movie destination in Pay TV in the region.

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