Telemundo Media announced that it has licensed the rights to broadcast multiple feature films from Paramount Pictures and DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. The agreement brings beloved box office hits to U.S. Spanish-language television audiences for the first time. Films debuting as part of the licensing agreement include “Monsters vs. Aliens” and J.J. Abrams’ “Star Trek” in 2012; “Transformers: Dark of the Moon” in 2013; and “Mission: Impossible—Ghost Protocol” with Tom Cruise and “Puss in Boots,” voiced by Antonio Banderas and Salma Hayek, in 2014.
“Our audience expects to see high-quality programs not only in our original productions but in all of the programming we air across the network,” said Maria Iregui, Vice President of Program Planning and Scheduling for Telemundo Media. “This new deal allows us to continue to deliver the very best in animation including many of our audience’s favorite blockbuster productions, providing entertainment the entire family can enjoy together.”
“We are delighted to be working with Telemundo to bring some of our biggest box office hits to Spanish-speaking audiences,” said Dina Vangelisti, Senior Vice President Domestic TV Licensing, Paramount Home Media Distribution. “With an exceptional selection of titles, there is something for everybody to enjoy.”