Telemundo Picks Up Multiple Paramount, DreamWorks Ani Films

4:02 PM PST 10/15/2012 by John Hecht
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"Mission: Impossible -- Ghost Protocol"

The U.S. Spanish-language broadcaster lands deal with Paramount and DreamWorks.

MEXICO CITY -- NBC Universal's Telemundo has acquired broadcast rights to air five films from Paramount and DreamWorks Animation.

The license agreement gives Telemundo premieres on Spanish-language TV for the following titles: Monsters vs. Aliens, Puss in Boots, Transformers: Dark of the Moon, Mission Impossible -- Ghost Protocol and the J.J. Abrams-directed Star Trek.

Telemundo aired a dozen Paramount and DreamWorks films under a previous pact.

According to the Motion Picture Association of America, Latinos go to the movies more than any other ethnic group. Animated films in particular tend to strike a chord with Latino audiences.

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