MGM’s International Distribution and Acquisition Division has acquired all other international territories (excluding China) for “Bill and Ted the Music” from Endeavor Content.
In the August 14 sequel, Kanu Reeves will play Ted “Theodore” Logan again, and Alex will be followed by Bill S. Preston, Esk. The film also stars Kid Chudi, Kristen Schachal, Anthony Carrigan, Erin Hayes, Jaima May, Jillian Bell, Holland Taylor and Beck Bennett, as well as Samara Weaving and Bridget Lundy-Payne.
MGM had previously signed on for “Bill and Ted the Music” in Germany, Greece, Latin America and the Middle East. The new deal, announced Thursday, will now distribute films across France, Italy, Spain, Japan, South Korea, Scandinavia, Taiwan, Thailand, Hong Kong, Hungary, Turkey, Benelux, Bulgaria, Singapore and Romania.
Chris Attenger, head of MGM’s international distribution and acquisitions division, said, “Bill and Ted Face the Music is the perfect dose of fun and nostalgia and is universally relevant in its message.” With this new contract with Endeavor Content, Glad to share the main themes. “
Dean Perisot (“Galaxy Quest”) is directed by Chris Matheson and Ed Solomon. Scott Cruyff (“Unlimited”) will co-produce with Hammerstone Studios’ Alex Lebovici and Steve Ponce, Steven Soderbergh’s executive and Scott Red, Scott Fisher, John Ryan Jr. and John Santili.