Magazine article Screen International

STX Launches International Sales Division

Magazine article Screen International

STX Launches International Sales Division

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In a clear statement of STX's global ambitions the executive, who arrives from Block Entertainment where he most recently served as evp of international sales and distribution, will assemble a team, build a slate based on STX's development and production pipeline and explore strategic partnerships.

The initial sales roster will include Mile 22, in which Peter Berg will direct Mark Wahlberg, and an untitled Jackie Chan action film that Martin Campbell will direct. It remained unclear at time of writing whether STX would scout third-party titles.

The sales slate does not cover the first four films that STX will release in the US. Blumhouse International and Sierra/Affinity handed international sales on psychological thriller The Gift, which STX is scheduled to open on August 7.

IM Global licensed territories on thriller The Secret In Their Eyes, which it fully financed and is scheduled for October 23, and Civil War drama Free State Of Jones, which STX and IM Global co-financed and is set to open on March 11 2016. Lakeshore handled horror title The Boy, which is earmarked for release on January 22 2016.

Friedberg segued into Block Entertainment after serving with Block at QED International. …

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