Stephen Kijak’s documentary to hit cinemas on Feb 26.
More2Screen has been confirmed as the international (excluding US/Canada) theatrical distributor for Backstreet Boys: Show ‘Em What You’re Made Of.
Stephen Kijak (Stones In Exile, Scott Walker: 30 Century Man) directs the project for Pulse Films, K-Bahn and Missing In Action.
The music documentary celebrates the band’s 20th anniversary, filmed over two years as the group started to write a new album and plan their re-launch.
The film will be released in cinemas on Feb 26, with a live performance of the band broadcast by satellite into cinemas.
The worldwide rollout will follow of the recorded release.
Band members Nick Carter, Howie Dorough, Brian Littrell, AJ McLean and Kevin Richardson were all producers on the film along with Mia Bays of Missing In Action Films.
Christine Costello, Managing Director, More2Screen, said: “We are thrilled to be appointed as the international theatrical distributor (excluding US/Canada) for this highly anticipated Backstreet Boys film and to celebrate the release with a special live performance by the band. This will have huge appeal for both fans and our cinema partners across the UK and Ireland, giving us a fantastic launch-pad for the worldwide roll-out of the recorded release.”
Bays added: “We designed this film with an eye on event cinema and we - Pulse, the filmmakers and the band - are delighted to have More2Screen on board for international theatrical. As one of the leading event cinema distributors with extensive experience of taking music content out to cinema partners across the globe, they are the ideal partner for the first and definitive Backstreet Boys movie event.”