DAZN to launch in Brazil. Find out more about this and another four unmissable stories in 60 seconds.
1) DAZN Will Launch in first LatAm Territory
Continuing its rapid international expansion, the sports-oriented OTT service will now rollout in Brazil during March 2019 with an initial offering that includes exclusive rights to the Copa Sudamericana for the next four seasons. Read the full story.
2) Kate del Castillo to Reprise her Role in La Reina del Sur
Telemundo announced the full international cast that will join film and TV star Kate del Castillo in her return to the iconic role of Teresa Mendoza for a new season of La Reina del Sur, which will premiere in 2019 with a troy set eight years after the original. Read the full story.
3) Shooting Underway in Japan for The Last Dragon
Televisa revealed the first stills for The Last Dragon, which is currently shooting in Japan and is one of the Mexican company's most ambitious projects to date. In The Last Dragon, multi-award-winning author Arturo Pérez-Reverte offers a contemporary vision of the international crime underworld, which is far removed from traditional depictions. Read the full story.
4) Ugly Betty Gets Millennial Revamp
Last Monday, November 26, Telemundo presented a new bilingual adaptation of the Colombian classic Ugly Betty. It is the first production shot at Telemundo Center, to be released in early 2019. Read the full story.
5) Spain and Peru’s Public TV Networks Announce Ambitious Coproduction
Spain’s RTVE and Peru’s IRTP closed a deal to produce in both countries a fiction series based on the life of Francisca Pizarro Yupanqui, the daughter of conquistador Francisco Pizarro, “the first mestizo woman in Peru.” Read the full story.