Coco‘s Gael Garcia Bernal and Colombian pop-star Maluma are among the Latinx celebrities announced to headline Youtube’s first slate of Spanish-language projects.
The company is developing a range of different titles exclusively in Spanish for their Youtube Premium subscription service. There are very few details available at the moment, but we do know that Garcia Bernal will star in an untitled project, while Maluma and Sofia Niño de Rivera will star in a different series.
The YouTube Premium service is currently available in the U.S., Australia, New Zealand, Mexico, Austria, Canada, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Norway, Russia, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom. Susanne Daniels head of Global Original Content at YouTube released this statement:
We’re thrilled to continue expanding our YouTube Originals portfolio with new Spanish language movies and series and to be working with amazing global Latin artists. Latin America is a region filled with creative storytellers with unique voices, and we’re looking forward to working with them to bring their innovative brand of programming to YouTube fans around the world.
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