Cohen Media Group has picked up all North American rights and Polar Star has acquired Latin American rights from Mundial to the Simón Bolívar drama Libertador.

Alberto Arvelo directed the story from a screenplay by Timothy J Sexton that chronicles the life of the renowned 19th century revolutionary who liberated Latin America from Spanish rule.

Édgar Ramírez stars alongside María Valverde, Danny Huston and Iwan Rheon and Ana Loehnert produced with Winfried Hammacher and Arvelo.

Cohen Media Group brokered the deal with Cinetic Media and Mundial, the joint venture between IM Global and Canana.