VIS Inks First-Look Deal with Morena Films


VIS, Paramount’s international studio, has signed an exclusive first-look deal with Morena Films to develop and produce series and movies with a strong focus on the Latin American, Spanish and U.S. Hispanic markets.

The deal expands the companies’ collaboration, which currently includes the production of Las Invisibles. Scheduled to stream on Paramount+ in Latin America later this year, Las Invisibles follows five women who face difficult working conditions as hotel maids.

Morena Films is behind other titles such as Campeones (Champions), Todos lo Saben (Everybody Knows), Bajocero (Below Zero) and Diablero.

“We are proud to expand our alliance with Morena Films, a leading production company and partner behind Las Invisibles,” said Laura Abril, senior VP and head of VIS EMEA and Asia. “As VIS continues to nurture Paramount’s international portfolio of top-quality Spanish-language-focused content for our international audiences, expanding our partnership with Morena Films is a logical next step.”

“We are thrilled to announce this deal with one of the best and largest films and series producers such as Morena Films as part of our strategy to work with the best talents from around the world,” added Federico Cuervo, senior VP and and head of VIS Americas. “This deal consolidates our position as a leading studio producing Spanish-language content.”

Pilar Benito, CEO of Morena Films, said, “We are really excited to continue our collaboration with the great team of VIS both in Spain and Latin America, with whom we get along really well. It has been a love at first sight! For Morena Films, this deal with Paramount Global means a natural step to continue producing global content and looking for international audiences, which has been part of our DNA from the beginning.”