Paramount’s VIS & ‘Las Invisibles’ prodco Morena Films strike first-look pact

Paramount’s international studio VIS has struck an exclusive first-look deal with Spanish production company Morena Films, which has been behind shows including Diablero. The pact, unveiled here at Conecta Fiction in Toledo, will see the companies developing and producing TV series and films for Paramount’s portfolio, with a strong focus on Latin America, Spain, and […]

Paramount+ reveals 150 int’l originals target, unveils European multi-genre slate

Paramount+ is aiming to have commissioned 150 international originals by 2025, with a slate of seven shows unveiled today ahead of the streamer’s launch across the UK and Europe later this year. The streamer said all its originals would be produced in partnership with VIS, Paramount’s international studio, with the seven-strong slate including a Mexican drama about the […]

Paramount+ sails into ‘The Blue’ for fourth UK original

Paramount+ has commissioned its fourth UK original, ordering drama series The Blue, ahead of the streamer’s launch in the country this summer. All3Media label New Pictures is producing the 7 x 55-minute series, which is being adapted from the Lucy Clarke novel No Escape. It is being co-produced by VIS – the international studio division of […]

Viacom International Studios hunts “alliances” to bolster global roll-out

Viacom has made it crystal clear that its in-house global production banner is open for business and receptive to “any type of content, in any territory and in any genre”. Viacom International Studios (VIS) set up shop in Latin America last year and has begun replicating its production strategy for third parties and its own […]