Academy Award Winner Benicio del Toro Partners With Exile Content Studio

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Joins Creative Advisory Board of the Latinx-led Global Production House

LOS ANGELES, December 09, 2021--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Exile Content Studio today announced Academy Award winner Benicio del Toro has joined the company’s Creative Advisory Board, led by Wharton Professor Adam Grant. This partnership was driven by del Toro’s commitment, as both an actor and producer, to support talent from Latin America and the U.S. Hispanic market, and to help create a slate of scripted and unscripted TV projects in both English and Spanish from emerging artists and creators.

In making the announcement, Alejandro Uribe, CEO of Exile Content Studio, said, "Benicio del Toro is an icon and his partnership elevates Exile and its creators. We look forward to his ideas and participation to produce original content of quality and impact."

"I’m excited to bring life to these underrepresented voices and stories by partnering with Exile Content," said del Toro. "For some time, I’ve been impressed by the company’s vision and look forward to bringing our stories to global audiences."

This deal marks del Toro’s first and only long-term agreement with a production entity.

About Exile Content Studio

Exile Content Studio creates content in Spanish and English for a global audience across multiple platforms — TV, Film, Audio and Digital. It recently co-produced Todo Va A Estar Bien with Diego Luna as showrunner for Netflix and docu-series Un Sueño Real, about Real Madrid´s women’s Football team for HBO with journalist Ana Pastor.

Exile’s team has led content for the largest media companies in Spanish in the world with responsibility for the film studio, OTT service, broadcast and cable networks, music, news and digital. Their current slate includes Oscar winners and talent across genres and formats.

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