Global content leader Lionsgate and Hemisphere Media Group, which targets the high growth U.S. Hispanic and Latin American markets with leading broadcast, cable television and digital content platforms, have launched PANTAYA, the first Spanish-language over-the-top (OTT) service dedicated to premium content for the Hispanic community in the U.S., the two companies announced today.
The service features the largest, most current, and most diverse selection of Spanish-language blockbusters and critically acclaimed films from Latin America and Hollywood, the majority appearing exclusively on the PANTAYA platform. The service's deep slate of current and classic films will be complemented by documentaries, concerts and other original premium content.
In addition to exclusive and first run access to all of Pantelion's Spanish-language releases, PANTAYA will feature monthly films released "day-and-date" with their debut in Latin American theatres for the first time. PANTAYA's slate encompasses: Pantelion's unmatched Spanish-language movie catalogue, including box office hit No Manches Fridaand the blockbuster Instructions Not Included, the highest-grossing Spanish-language film of all time; contemporary Latin American hits from Hemisphere's unparalleled catalogue; classic titles featuring Latino icons, such as Pedro Infante, Maria Felix and Jorge Negrete; and films from Lionsgate's 16,000-title library dubbed in Spanish, including the classic Dirty Dancing and the Crank action franchise as well as the Oscar®-nominated Amores Perros.
PANTAYA also provides subscribers exclusive monthly first run access to recent releases such as the animated hit Un Gallo Con Muchos Huevos, Ladrones starring Fernando Colunga and Eduardo Yañez, and ¿Que Le Dijiste a Dios?, a musical comedy based on the songs by the late Mexican artist Juan Gabriel. Other upcoming first run exclusive titles include the Dominican Republic theatrical success Domirriqueños and the latest installment of the Colombian hit franchise El Paseo.
The service's operations will be overseen by Presburger and Pantelion Chief Operating Officer Edward Allen.
For only $5.99 per month with a 7-day free trial, PANTAYA is available through the web and on iOS, Android and the Roku platform in the U.S. and Puerto Rico as well as to Prime members on Amazon Channels in the U.S. To learn more about PANTAYA, please visit www.pantaya.com