TelevisaUnivision is currently producing three new series, “Colapso” (working title), “Isla Brava” and “Senda Prohibida”, and one new documentary film, “Absoluta” for ViX+. The four original productions join the more than 70 projects set to debut on the streaming service throughout its first year, representing, on average, at least one new original premiere per week.
“From thrilling mysteries to heartwarming personal stories, these new original productions represent a sample of the breadth of incredible Spanish-language storytelling you can only find on ViX+”, said Rodrigo Mazon, Executive Vice President and General Manager of ViX+. “With over 70 originals available in its first year, ViX+ has an array of content for everyone and a consistently high standard of quality for its productions. We know these are expertly crafted stories that our subscribers will get wrapped up in and fall in love with”.
“Colapso” is a Spanish-language adaptation of the French dystopian mini-series “L'Effondrement,” which was nominated for the International Emmy Awards. Produced by Perro Azul, the story offers a window into the societal repercussions that take place when the entire financial, technological, political, and environmental systems of a city like Mexico City collapse entirely.
Another series is “Isla Brava” (working Title), a thiller about Alfredo, Lucia’s husband, who mysteriously disappears without a trace. The investigation of Alfredo's disappearance sheds new light on a dark, secret life full of greed, blackmail, gambling debts and an unexpected discovery revealing a perverse family secret.
Giselle González (“Caer en Tentación” will lead “Senda Prohibida”, this modern reimagining of Televisa’s very first telenovela. This drama focuses on Nora, who destroys a happy family to achieve the life of style and luxury she’s always dreamed of.
And “Absoluta” is the documentary about how the the Spanish national soccer team changes forever when two young players, Iker Casillas from Madrid and Xavi Hernández from Barcelona, meet to create one of the best teams the world has seen. The documentary features the main stars of the Spanish national soccer team and is directed by Jorge Laplace, who also produce the film through his Prinzi Films company.
ViX+ is available in the U.S., Mexico, and most of Spanish-speaking Latin America by subscription, online at vixplus.com and via the ViX app, on a variety of platforms and devices.