HBO Latin America and Sony Pictures Television have agreed a multi-year extension to their current agreement for Sony Pictures’ features across HBO channels in 24 countries across Latin America, the Caribbean and Brazil.
The deal gives HBO Latin America exclusive first-run pay television rights to a slew of live-action and animated films from Sony.
Titles include Captain Phillips, Django Unchained and After Earth as well as the Spder-Man and Men in Black franchises. Animated movies covered by the extended deal include Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs and The Smurfs.
“Motion pictures are an important form of entertainment across Latin America, the Caribbean and Brazil, and the extension of this agreement reiterates the significant role they continue to play in the pay TV market,” said Alexander Marin, senior vice president, distribution, Latin America for SPT.