ViacomCBS International Studios will develop Spanish-language content alongside AGC Television, the television division of Stuart Ford’s AGC Studios founded in 2018.
VIS, a division of ViacomCBS, announced on Wednesday a First Look Deal agreement with AGC Television, the television division of Stuart Ford’s AGC Studios founded in 2018 for the development of Spanish-language content.
The agreement contemplates the development of ten projects over two years, and the first project will be a drama series entitled I’ll search until I find you, which covers the drama experienced by victims of human trafficking.
“We continue to strengthen our strategy by collaborating with international partners who provide innovative content to our global audiences,” said JC Acosta, president of ViacomCBS International Studios and Networks Americas.
“AGC has an incredible track record and portfolio of global content. This partnership allows us to work closely with them to create content in Spanish to feed our global content offering for our studio and for Paramount +, “he added.
“We are happy to partner with ViacomCBS International Studios to bring compelling stories from talented Hispanic writers, directors and actors,” said Lourdes Diaz, President of AGC Television.
“ViacomCBS International Studios is a leading producer of premium global content and we look forward to working with JC Acosta and his team on innovative fiction and documentary projects,” he added.
VIS currently has more than 140 projects in development and has collaborations with well-known talents such as Marc Anthony, Demián Bichir, Diego Boneta, Juan José Campanella, Tinge Krishnan, Susana Gimenez, Luis Gerado Méndez, Miguel Ángel Silvestre, Mariana Treviño, Ricardo Arjona , Irene Azuela, Frida Torresblanco, Isabel Coixet, Daniel Burman and Adriana Ribeiro.
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.
Some of his most recent projects include War of the Worlds, currently on Epix; the Spanish adaptation of the drama News of a Kidnapping, by Gabriel García Márquez, for Amazon Prime Video; the police thriller Leopard Skinby Sebastián Gutiérrez, starring Carla Gugino; and the crime drama Too much starring Thomas Jane.