@todotvnews - 29/05/2015

Whats New in LatAm This Week?

We analyze the aftermath of the Disney-Fox merger, A Roster for Esculapio named best show of the year in Argentina, Netflix presents first look at season 2 of Brazilian original 3%, FOX LatAm and Movistar+ to develop two originals, and more.

This Week in the News:
What's in store for Disney's future following the FOX acquisition? With majority control over Hulu and its own future streaming platform launches, the company is preparing to conquer the digital world.
Disney officially announced the acquisition of 21st Century FOX for US$ 52 billion dollars on Tuesday. 
A Roster for Esculapio named best production of the year in Argentina. The Telefe, Turner and Cablevisión series, produced by Underground and Boga Bogagna, scored 11 wins at the Tato Awards, which honor the best in Argentinean TV.
The series won in the Best Show, Best Production and Best Fiction of the year categories. 
Netflix unveils first look at season 2 of Brazilian original 3%. Present at Comic Con in Brazil, the streaming platform showcased the first images of the second season of its Brazilian original series.
Produced by Mel Fronckowiak and Bianca Comparato, 3% was Netflix's first original series in Brazil.
FOX Networks Group Latin America and Movistar+ Spain announced a co-development deal for the series Santa Evita, based on the successful book by Tomás Eloy Martínez, and the religious thriller, Santa María.
Santa María will be directed by renowned Chilean writer and director, Pablo Larraín.
Latin America gets a dose of Sky Originals. The UK group has set its eye on Latin America, presenting titles like Conquistadores, I Don't Like Mondays and the highly-anticipated Amazon co-production, Britannia.
Described as "the UK's Game of Thrones", Britannia is Sky's most ambitious production to date.

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