STX Entertainment Beefs Up Global Presence With 20-Distributor Deal

Hussein Katz
STX chairman Adam Fogelson

The partnerships expand STX's reach into 50 territories.

STX Entertainment has dramatically expanded its reach into global distribution following a deal with partners in more than 50 territories.

Announced Thursday, the alliances include deals with Tobis Film in Germany and Austria, Sun Distribution in Latin America and Spain, Roadshow Films in Australia and New Zealand, Canada's VVS Films, Freeman Entertainment in Eastern Europe, Scandinavian distributor AB Svensk Filmindustri and The Searchers in Benelux.

Huayi Brothers Media Corporation, as part of their overall investment in the STX film slate, will handle STX’s films in China and related territories.

“We have always envisioned building an international infrastructure that further establishes STX Entertainment as a global content powerhouse,” said STX chairman Adam Fogelson. “These deals are the first step as we release our growing slate in key countries all over the world.”

The first slate of STX films now available for global distribution include Gary Oldman-starring sci-fi The Space Between Us, Peter Berg's Mark Wahlberg-starring action-thriller Mile 22, Bad Moms, starring Mila Kunis, Christina Applegate and Kristen Bell, Jackie Chan actioner The Foreigner and Will Ferrell comedy vehicle Russ & Roger.

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