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Sundance Now and Shudder will add two Globo-produced series to its catalogue in the US, Canada, UK, Ireland, Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

carceleros 13 apr 2018Under the terms of the agreement reached with AMC Networks during MIPTV 2018, the Brazilian shows Jailers and the local version of Supermax will be featured on the Sundance Now and Shudder premium streaming services, respectively. The series will be available in original Portuguese audio and local language subtitles.

“This deal showcases the consistent quality of our new series produced in recent years, with high production value, current and relevant subjects, and huge potential to win over audiences across different countries and platforms,” said Raphael Corrêa Netto, executive director of international businesses, Globo.

Awarded at the MIPDrama Screenings in 2017, Jailers is a co-production between Gullane Filmes and Spray Filmes which is about to premiere a second season in Brazil.

The Brazilian version of Supermax is a thriller about participants in a fictional reality show in the middle of the Amazon Rainforest. Created by José Alvarenga Jr, Marçal Aquino and Fernando Bonassi, the series inspired a format co-produced by Globo, Oficina Burman, Mediaset (Spain), TV Azteca (Mexico) and TVP (Argentina) in strategic partnership with Teledoce (Uruguay).