Fernando Barbosa, SVP and general manager at Disney Media Distribution and Production Latin America & US Hispanic Market, The Walt Disney Company Latin America
Disney LatAm, Mediapro, BTF Media and Somos Productions to co-produce series Miracle Hunters
16 de octubre de 2018
Disney Media Distribution Latin America (DMDLA), Mediapro, BFT Media and Somos Productions, have announced the production of a new fiction series, Miracle Hunters.
Miracle Hunters is an innovating series that combines fiction and reality, whose characters investigate inexplicable cases occurred in real life in every episode.
The plot centers on a skeptical journalist who works for a news site and needs an article that may save his career, a young and brilliant heiress of a successful yet controversial media empire, and an enigmatic psychic who debates herself between faith and need, all of whom cross their fates in a unique mission that will compel them to question their doubts and certainties about faith: tracking real cases of miraculous events.
Miracle Hunters, a 13 hour-long episode series, is a co-production among DMDLA, Mediapro, BTF Media, and Somos Productions, with a production set based in Mexico, and BTF Media as the production company.
“Who does not welcome extraordinary miracles? A fascinating, rewarding and motivating topic to all human beings. We are proud of being able to produce this original, positive and inspiring work with Mediapro, Somos Productions, and BTF Media”, asserted Fernando Barbosa, SVP and general manager at Disney Media Distribution and Production Latin America & US Hispanic Market, The Walt Disney Company Latin America.
Laura Fernández Espeso, Head of International Content Mediapro, comments: “Miracle Hunters is a big step in Mediapro's international content strategy, reinforcing our goal of creating quality fiction globally. Disney is the perfect partner for the development of our project and it is a great pleasure to make it happen with them".
“We contribute to the performance of a great project that promotes human values along with three major partners”, adds Francisco Cordero, CEO BTF Media.
“This is a fascinating topic which builds a solid foundation for a series such as Miracle Hunters. This, along with the production quality guaranteed by DMDLA, Mediapro, BTF Media and Somos Productions complete the necessary ingredients for a “guaranteed success” product,” stated Luis Villanueva, president, and CEO at Somos Productions.