Pelican Point Media Structures and Co-Finances Theatrical Release of Gloria – A Gloria Trevi Biopic (Exclusive)
Newport Beach, CA – July 30, 2015
Pelican Point Media, LLC, the entertainment arm of Pelican Point Capital Partners, LLC, is pleased to announce that it has structured and co-financed the P&A spend for the theatrical distribution of Gloria. The film is a dramatic biopic that explores the life of Gloria Trevi, one of Latin America’s biggest musicals stars, and traces Gloria’s meteoric rise to stardom, her controversial fall from fame, and her rise back to the top. Picturehouse and Entravision Communications Corporation also provided co-financing for the P&A spend.
“Pelican Point Media was able to leverage our relationships with a world-class indie film distribution company, Picturehouse, and a world-class Latin American marketing firm, Entravision, to bring this film about the life of Gloria Trevi to a broader market,” says Ike Suri, Co-CEO of Pelican Point Media. “This type of collaboration is an example of what we are trying to accomplish with all of our production, financing, distribution and marketing partners.”
Gloria was released on Friday July 17 exclusively in McAllen, Texas.
Ike Suri recently co-financed and Exec Produced Cabin Fever: Reboot with Eli Roth and Cassian Elwes, Daughter Of God with Keanu Reeves and Cassian Elwes, is Exec Producing the upcoming film The Brits Are Coming starring Uma Thurman, and is Producing the film Ripped, staring Russell Peters, Faizon Love and Alex Meneses.
“We are pleased to be partnering with Ike and the team at Pelican Point Media to bring this astonishing film to audiences in the United States,” says Jeanne R. Berney, President of Picturehouse. “Sofía Esponisa’s portrayal of Mexico’s rock icon Gloria Trevi is fantastic and she sings nine of her greatest hits.”
The film stars Sofia Esponisa as Gloria, whose “ferocious performance evokes both Madonna and Miley Cyrus” (New York Times), and is written by four-time winner of the National Playwriting Award in Mexico Sabina Berman.