JC Acosta, President of ViacomCBS International Studios and Networks Americas
ViacomCBS Studios International (VIS), a division of ViacomCBS, announced a first look deal for Spanish language content with AGC Television, the television division of Stuart Ford's AGC Studios, founded in 2018. A two-year ten project development deal was signed, in which the first project will be a scripted series titled “Te Buscaré Hasta Encontrarte" (I Will Look for You Until I Find You), that focuses on the drama experienced by human trafficking victims.
AGC Studios develops and produces multicultural and multiplatform film and television content for a variety of audiences from its headquarters in Los Angeles, London, and Mexico City. Their recent television projects include sci-fi thriller “War of the Worlds,” currently on Epix; the Spanish language adaptation of Gabriel García Márquez's drama “News of a Kidnapping” for Amazon; and the crime thriller “Leopard Skin”. Moreover, crime drama “Troppo” is in pre-production.
Its recent high profile film projects include Roland Emmerich's US box office “Midway”; Doug Liman's “Locked Down”; Tate Taylor's “Breaking News in Yuba County”; Yuval Adler's “The Secrets We Keep”; Neil Burger's “Voyagers”; and documentary features “John Lewis: Good Trouble” and “Lady Boss: The Jackie Collins Story,” which premiered on CNN in the United States and the BBC in the UK.
"We continue to strengthen our strategy by collaborating with international partners that provide innovative content to our global audiences. AGC has an amazing track record and global content pipeline. This partnership allows us to work closely with them to create Spanish-Language content to feed our global studio and Paramount+ content offering,” said JC Acosta, President of ViacomCBS International Studios and Networks Americas.
"We’re happy to be partnering with ViacomCBS International Studios to bring compelling stories from talented Hispanic writers, directors, and actors. ViacomCBS International Studios is a leading producer in premium global content and we look forward to working with JC Acosta and his team on innovative scripted and non-scripted projects,” added Lourdes Diaz, President AGC Television.