VIS, a division of ViacomCBS, announced a first-look deal with 11:11 Films & TV, the production company of the Cardona brothers, Manolo and Juancho. This agreement will encompass creating and developing content including series, films, and special-format programs for a global audience.
"We are excited to continue adding the best talent to our studio's roster, to create quality content across the globe. Manolo Cardona brings unique insights with his experience both in front and behind the camera as a successful actor and talented producer, and we are thrilled to be working with him," said Federico Cuervo, Senior Vice President of VIS Americas.
"We are extremely excited to work with ViacomCBS. Our vision is to develop compelling content to entertain audiences around the world, and we feel this will be the perfect partnership," Manolo Cardona added.
Manolo Cardona is one of the most recognized Latin American film and television actors and producers worldwide. He is known for his roles in hit series like “Who Killed Sara?,” “Narcos,” “Rubirosa,” “La Hermandad,” and “El Cartel de los Sapos,” as well as box office hits such as “Fort Bliss,” “A Chihuahua from Beverly Hills,” and “Contracorriente,” among others.
Juancho Cardona is an acclaimed film and television director and producer, with a long history of creating premium content in Latin America, and serves as the 11:11 Films & TV's General Director. Together, the brothers founded 11:11 Films & TV in 2005, focusing on pioneering the development and production industry in Latin America. The company has a presence in Colombia, Mexico, Dominican Republic, and the United States, and it is represented by COLOüRSCMX.