MIAMI, DEC. 2018 /PRNewswire/ — SPI has been a leading content distributor in Central Eastern Europe for over 20 years. The company operates more than 30 movie and thematic channels under the FILMBOX brand and supplies television content to major TV broadcasters in Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria as well as ex-Yugo countries. SPI has recently launched channels in Africa the Middle East, Asia and it has been rapidly growing outside CEE
SPI’s recent deal with Rocket Science includes a modern Los Angeles crime thriller Destroyer, soaked in the city’s haze and fired up on explosive action. Starring Oscar-winner Nicole Kidman, she plays a deadly game of cops and robbers, “taking on her toughest role yet.” (People Magazine)
The Beach Bum, directed by Harmony Korine (Spring Breakers, Kids), follows the hilarious misadventures of Moondog, a stoner poet played by Academy Award winner Matthew McConaughey. Co-starring with McConaughey are Snoop Dog, Zac Efron, Martin Lawrence and Isla Fisher.
“SPI/FILMBOX is excited to bring these two hot new releases to audiences across CEE,” stated Berk Uziyel, CEO of SPI International. “We are thrilled to see Nicole Kidman garnering serious Oscar buzz for her role in Destroyer while The Beach Bum, with its killer cast, is simply destined to be a huge commercial hit in theaters and later a highly-anticipated TV premiere on FILMBOX channels,” Mr. Uziyel adds.