HBO LATINO SPOTLIGHT — JUNE/JULY 2018
Summer is heating up with hit shows on HBO Latino, starting with the highly anticipated return of Sr. Ávila. The fourth and final season of the International Emmy® award winning program takes viewers into a world on the edge of life and death — a place where Ávila is confronted by his history and victims, giving way to an action-packed season.
In the fourth installment of Entre Nos, Christine Medrano, Jerry Garcia, and Francisco Ramos answer some of life’s most perplexing questions such as: How can you make Alexa understand your accent? Are tattoos addictive? And, why is real life nothing like it is in Lifetime movies? Catch-up on Entre Nos: Part 1 (HBO Latino’s Spanish-language comedy special) and Entre Nos: Part 2 and Part 3 on all HBO® digital platforms.
Don’t miss the series finale of El Negocio, the successful HBO original series from Brazil, and see how Karin, Luna, Magali, and Mia’s stories all unfold when it pre-premieres on HBO NOW®, HBO GO®, and free On Demand Channels on Sunday, June 3rd and on linear on Monday, June 4th.
HBO’s new drama Succession also premieres this June, which explores themes of power, politics, money, and family, played out within a rich and dysfunctional family whose patriarch is the CEO of one of the world’s largest media and entertainment conglomerates.
Kick-off July with Sharp Objects, an eight-episode limited drama series that stars five-time Oscar® nominee Amy Adams as reporter Camille Preaker, who returns to her small hometown to cover the murder of a preteen girl and the disappearance of another. Trying to put together a psychological puzzle from her past, she finds herself identifying with the young victims a bit too closely.
Estreno highlights include Mi Mundial, based off the book of the same title by Daniel Baldi, which follows the story of a young soccer prodigy, who gets a chance to follow his dreams, and El fútbol o Yo starring Adrián Suar as a sports fan who is on the brink of losing everything to his soccer addiction. The fantasy hit Blade Runner 2049 and American Made, a biographical crime film, starring Tom Cruise make their way to HBO Latino this summer, along with It, the Stephen King horror remake, and Kingsman: The Golden Circle.
HBO Latino is a dedicated Spanish-language premium channel that delivers compelling and culturally-relevant programming to the U.S. Latino audience. From award-winning Original Series from HBO and HBO Latin America, to the biggest Hollywood hits and critically acclaimed Spanish-language films, to Latin music concerts and artist specials, HBO Boxing, original comedy shows, and more. It’s the best of both worlds in your Spanish.
Please find a list of notable films and series that are new to HBO Latino below. All programming can also be streamed across all of the channel’s platforms including HBO NOW®, HBO GO®, HBO On Demand® and affiliate portals.
Succession (06/03) — Premiere of a provocative, bitingly funny HBO drama series that explores themes of power, politics and family through the eyes of an aging, uber-wealthy media mogul and his four grown children.
Entre Nos Part 4 (06/22) — Top Latino comedians Christine Medrano, Jerry Garcia, and Francisco Ramos share hilarious personal stories in this half-hour stand-up comedy show, hosted by Tonio Skits.
Sharp Objects (07/08) — Amy Adams stars in a new limited drama series about a urban newspaper reporter whose troubled past clashes with some shocking new realities when she’s sent to her hometown to cover a string of unsolved child murders.
Sr. Ávila (07/29) — In its final season, Señor Ávila returns from the dead to avenge himself, resolve the conflicts with his inner demons and put an end to the secret — and seemingly unattainable — organization.
El fútbol o Yo/My Love or My Passion (06/01) — A soccer fan is so obsessed with the sport that he loses his job and ignores his wife — until she gives him an ultimatum. (Argentina; Comedy/Romance)
El hombre que cuida/The Watchman (06/08) — A jilted man tasked with looking after a beachfront villa finds himself in an increasingly tense encounter with the owner’s son in this Caribbean tale of class, infidelity, and power. (Dominican Republic; Drama)
Mi Mundial/Home Team (06/15) — A 13-year old small-town soccer prodigy gets a chance to follow his dreams and get his humble family out of poverty. It takes a misfortune to bring him down to earth and recognize what is really important in life. (Uruguay; Sports/Family)
Misión estrella/The Highest Goal (07/06) — A grocery store delivery boy who is obsessed with a reality TV show finally gets to live his dream of participating in the program, but discovers that his newfound success causes conflicts in his personal life. (Dominican Republic; Action/Comedy)
Tesoros/Treasures (07/13) — Set on the Pacific Coast of Mexico, this tale follows young siblings Dylan and Andrea as their search for lost pirate treasure leads them in unexpected directions. (Mexico; Family/Adventure)
Off the Menu (07/20) — A feisty female chef known for the best authentic food in the Southwest falls for the unlikely heir to a Mexican fast-food franchise. (USA; Comedy/Romance)
Reinbou/Rainbow (07/27) — In this modern-day fairy tale, the son of a young revolutionary embarks on a risky mission to reconnect with him after reading about the treasure at the end of a rainbow. (Dominican Republic; Drama)
Bebé (06/01) — In this short film, a young immigrant illegally crosses the border with a lunchbox full of cash in search of a wealthy American family. (USA; Drama)
These Colors Don’t Run ( 07/01) — A tattooed woman who hides behind eyeliner and attitude tells the story of her first ink. Will she drop the act and reveal something real? (USA/Comedy)
Blade Runner 2049 (06/02)
A Cure for Wellness (06/05)
American Made (06/09)
The Mountain Between Us (06/16)
Kingsman: The Golden Circle (06/23)
Justice League (07/07)
Battle of the Sexes (07/14)
The Snowman (07/21)
*Spanish language films from the U.S., Latin America, Spain and the Caribbean.
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