Mexico city– If the streaming platforms already redefined the way we watch tv, as of today llegaQuibi to the united States, a service with productions designed exclusively for cell phones.
“The future is in your hands. The next evolution of entertainment is here,” warns Guillermo del Toro in the official trailer of the platform, founded by the legendary producer Jeffrey Katzenberg (Shrek).
Series, movies and news will be available in this application, which starts with more than 50 shows original with a duration of between 4 and 10 minutes (“quick bites”) as maximum, in portrait format and horizontal.
Creators and famous as Del Toro, Reese Whiterspoon, Jennifer Lopez, Peter Farrelly, Kristen Bell, Kiefer Sutherland, Sophie Turner, Christoph Waltz and Joe Jonas, among others, are part of the catalog of Quibi.
“Where you are in control of what, where and when you see the content. It is content to be consumed on the way, fits in any moment of your day”, they make all these celebrities in the promos.
Despite the fact that Mexico still has no release date, we present to you some of those “small pieces of great stories” with which Quibi expected to stand out in the ever growing battle of the streaming.
‘Most Dangerous Game’
With the performances of Liam Hemsworth and Christoph Waltz, the story is about a terminally ill (Hemsworth) who agrees to participate in a hunt in which he is the dam number one.
Based on the novel of the same name by Alex Morel, the plot starring Sophie Turner and Corey Hawkins shows two survivors of a plane crash struggling to survive in an environment of polar.
A revival of the popular MTV series, now produced and performed by Chance The Rapper, in which the jokes with the biggest Hollywood celebrities will be the order of the day.
‘Gone Mental With Lior’
Renowned mentalist Lior Suchard read the minds of celebrities like Kate Hundson, Ben Stiller, Zooey Deschanel, James Corden and David Dobrik, among many others.
Produced by Antoine Fuqua (Training Day), Stephan James gives life to a young veteran and Laurence Fishburne to a negotiator who will live hours stressful in a chase.
The producer and actress Reese Witherspoon presents this documentary series about the females of the animal kingdom, from ant queens to the speedy cheetah.
In this series, developed by Nick Santora (The Sopranos), Kiefer Sutherland is a detective who is chasing the alleged responsible for a friendly, played by Boyd Holbrook (Narcos).
‘Thanks a Million’
Produced by Jennifer Lopez, in this reality 10 celebrities give 1 million dollars to a person who has made a great impact on your life, and that, in turn, must do the same with half of that money.
‘Elba VS. Block’
The actor Idris Elba and the professional driver Ken Block face to see who of the two is the better pilot behind the wheel in this show of motorsport.
Will Forte, Kaitlin Olson, Arturo Castro, Eva Longoria and Andy Garcia participate in this comedy in which a couple will be forced to restore from scratch the homes of members of a drug cartel.
With Usher as an executive producer and a judge, the reality show follows the presenters and dancers Ayo & Teo, in his exploration of the dance culture in the US to find candidates of a competition millionaire.
Nicole Richie, through his alter ego, Nikki Fre$h, he joins his passion for Mother Earth and the hip hop in this show of well-being and lifestyle, interacting with experts seeking the best for the planet.
Currently, there are over 100 productions in development or post-production for Quibi
– 50 States of Fright: a series anthology of horror on urban legends, produced by Sam Raimi.
– How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days: adaptation of the successful romantic movie of the same name, 2003.
– Tomie: anime series based on the manga of the horror of the same name, produced by Alexandre Aja.
– Spielberg’s After Dark: this show of horror Steven Spielberg will only be seen at night.
– Chrissy”s Court: the model Chrissy Teigen will play the role of judge court cases under.
And What About Mexico?
The latino public will have several offers audiovisual on the platform, being the most expected a “film chapters” overseen by Guillermo del Toro, which “reinventará the genre of zombies.”
Telemundo has a number of projects, since For The Culture, and focused on the folklore, hispanic, Natural Born Narcos, a prequel of the telenovela, the Lord of The Heavens.
Finally, the mexican filmmaker Carlos Bolado (Colosio: The Murder) is developing a series about a boy who longs to be a pilot, an aviator.
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