Cinemax Ramps Up Latino-Themed Series

Cinemax this Thursday will debut a new drama series Motel, its first Latino-themed original series, the network said Tuesday.

The six-episode Brazilian series will explore several different content genres – suspense, comedy, horror, romance, drama and police procedural – each of which will take place in a different room of the fictional Divine Sin motel, according to network officials.

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