Just in time for Hispanic Heritage month, HBO Latino revealed its slate of first-run entertainment through Fall 2012. The programming slate includes U.S. television premieres of the HBO Latin America series Prófugos. The cable network will also air 16 Spanish-language films under the banner “Estrenos Latinos.” The critically acclaimed Spanish-language films from Latin America, Spain and the Caribbean will take center stage every weeknight through December, with a new film making its U.S. television debut every Friday night.
HBO Latino content will also be featured on HBO On Demand in the dedicated subcategory “Películas Y Más” within “HBO Movies.”
Here’s the HBO Latino show rundown:
Prófugos (Chile) – The series follows a failed drug trafficking operation on the border between Bolivia and Chile, the four men hired to carry it out and the tough characters behind the business. A complex web of corruption unfolds, where everyone has something to hide. Premiere: September 24, 10:00 PM. Airs every weeknight at 10:00 PM; all episodes will be available on HBO Go and HBO On Demand after they air.
New films for September include:
Tres Metros Sobre El Cielo (Spain). Director: Fernando González Molina. Stars: Mario Casas, María Valverde.
Miss Bala (Mexico) – Director: Geraldo Naranjo. Stars: Stephanie Sigman.
Saluda al Diablo de Mi Parte (Colombia). Director: Juan Felipe Orozco. Stars: Édgar Ramírez, Ricardo Vélez.
Cuento Chino (Argentina). Director: Sebastián Borensztein. Stars: Ricardo Darín, Muriel Santa Ana.
Lobos de Arga (Game of Werewolves) (Spain) – Director: Juan Martínez Moreno. Stars: Carlos Areces, Secun de la Rosa
Additional new feature films include: Entre Lobos (Spain), Igualita a Mi (Argentina), La Hija Natural (Dominican Republic), 03:34 Earthquake in Chile (Chile), Flor de Fango (Mexico), Tequila: Historia de una Pasión (Mexico), Adios Mundo Cruel (Mexico), Under My Nails (Puerto Rico) and Las Acacias (Argentina).