SPI International Partners with Kaleidoscope Home Entertainment for the Digital-First Release of “Looks That Kill” in the UK

SPI International is pleased to announce the digital-first release of their first title in the UK. Thanks to the partnership with Kaleidoscope Home Entertainment, “Looks That Kill”, directed by Kellen Moore is now available on EST and TVOD on all platforms in the United Kingdom and Ireland. SPI had secured the rights in multiple territories including the UK, Germany, France, Spain, Italy, Benelux, EE, CIS at AFM 2020.

“We are delighted to be working with Kaleidoscope, a company renowned for their stellar track-record in distributing independent films with extensive experience in the UK market, to represent our titles on all rights basis in the territory,” commented Alexandra Puiu, Sales Executive at SPI International. “We are working with Kaleidoscope on additional releases for this year in the UK in the upcoming months and we are committed to enriching our portfolio of titles in 2021 for countries such as CEE, UK, Spain, Germany, Portugal, Benelux, Latin America and more,” added Puiu.

Written and directed by Kellen Moore, “Looks That Kill” is a romantic comedy which tells the story of sixteen-year-old Max Richardson (Brandon Flynn) who has to live with a lethally attractive face until he meets Alex (Julia Goldani Telles), an eccentric girl with her own bizarre ailment who helps him on his journey of self-discovery.

Spencer Pollard, CEO of Kaleidoscope commented, “We are delighted to be working with SPI on Looks That Kill in the UK along with a slate of exciting other films for the rest of the year.    SPI are a hugely established business with a solid track record of acquiring commercially viable films that we’ve already received excellent market feedback on.   Strategic partnerships in today’s marketplace are significant as we all look how to expand and diversify in these challenging times.”


About SPI International

SPI International/FilmBox is a global media company operating a diverse portfolio of 42 television channels and digital services on six continents. FilmBox being its flagship movie service, SPI is one of the biggest aggregators of native Ultra HD content in the world. Working with over 700 operators worldwide, SPI uses state of the art technology providing its 90 million subscribers with access to SPI’s linear and on-demand content including live streaming of UHD programming and FilmBox service on any internet-connected device via major global streaming players as well as local OTT providers. SPI recently added to its portfolio Film1 premium movie services in The Netherlands, including four linear offers and an on-demand service. 

For over 25 years, SPI International has been a leading supplier of theatrical films and television programming in the international market. SPI’s solid alliances with major license suppliers provide compelling content, with strong recognition and high demand.


About Kaleidoscope Home Entertainment

Launched in 2008, Kaleidoscope is a global independent all-rights entertainment distributor, with theatrical, digital, physical and international distribution operations. The catalogue now contains more than 1,750 features.   

New titles include powerful documentary Escape From Extinction, narrated by Dame Helen Mirren; That Click, a celeb-filled tribute to legendary Hollywood photographer Douglas Kirkland; and telling the incredible life-story of a revolutionary fashion icon, feature documentary Quant. Further catalogue highlights include Joss Whedon’s Much Ado About Nothing; Sundance Grand Jury Prize Winner, The Wolfpack; animated superhero adventure StarDog and TurboCat, voiced by Luke Evans, Nick Frost, Bill Nighy and Gemma Arterton; and from the animators of Despicable Me and The Secret Life of Pets, action-packed family spy-adventure, Spycies.

Acquisitions of Platform Entertainment and Icon Film Distribution have added further lines of note, including, adding to the catalogue titles such as rip-roaring TV series’ Spartacus and Black Sails, Mel Gibson’s Apocalypto, We Were Soldiers and What Women Want, the Ryan Gosling starred Drive and Nice Guys, alongside Russell Crowe, Ryan Reynolds in Buried, the acclaimed WW2 thriller, Anthropoid, Nicolas Winding Refn’s, The Neon Demon, and The Road, starring Viggo Mortensen.