Sony Pictures Signs U.K., Ireland Distribution Deal With STX9 Oct, 2017 By: John Latchem
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment has signed an agreement to distribute the slate of STXinternational, a division of STX Entertainment, across physical and digital formats in the United Kingdom and Ireland.
Under the deal, SPHE will handle distribution and marketing for STXinternational’s new-release content, beginning in January 2018 with Wind River, starring Jeremy Renner and Elizabeth Olson. Other titles include the modern romantic comedy Home Again, starring Reese Witherspoon, and Andy Serkis’s feature directorial debut, Breathe, with Andrew Garfield and Claire Foy.
“We are thrilled to be working with STX. This deal enables us to build on our formidable reputation as a leading distributor and signifies our profound understanding of the home entertainment marketplace. We look forward to exploiting our resource and expertise to bring this exceptional slate to audiences across the U.K. and Ireland.” said SPHE president Man Jit Singh.
“As the home entertainment business continues to evolve, this new partnership allows us to leverage our collective strengths and assets to grow our distribution business across platforms,” said David Kosse, president of STXinternational. “Sony Pictures is a leader in global home entertainment, and we look forward to joining forces to bring STXinternational’s exciting slate of star-driven projects to consumers in the U.K. and Ireland.”