The glamorous gang of Iza Calzado, Jasmine Curtis-Smith, siblings Ruffa, Richard and Raymond Gutierrez, JM Rodriguez and Karylle Tatlonghari-Yuzon are officially business partners with Southeast Asian Internet TV service iflix.
The company made the announcement via a glittering launch befitting the good looking celebrities on November 16 at The Peninsula Manila’s Salon de Ning.
In his speech, iflix Group co-founder and CEO Mark Britt said, “It is a tremendous honor to have exceptional celebrities of such caliber join us as shareholders. Now, along with our advisory board of Hollywood’s most elite executives, we have unquestionably one of the most formidable profiles and strongest networks in the entertainment industry both in the Philippines and internationally.”
The executive added, “We are committed to working with the best partners in all areas from technology and content to marketing and distribution. These partnerships with the Philippines’ leading entertainment icons are a testament of this pledge. We look forward to benefiting from their tremendous experiences and wealth of knowledge about the entertainment industry in their role as our advisors.”
As partners in the business, Iza, Jasmine, the Guttierrez siblings ang Karylle will play key roles in jointly developing projects for iFlix’s original productions, as the company moves forward with its plans for original content with committed budgets and negotiations with independent local producers and studios.
“I am so proud to be a part of the iFlix family. They are doing an incredible job changing the way people are entertained throughout the Philippines, Asia, and soon – the world,” enthused singer Karylle.
Jasmine, who stars in a number of films and TV series featured on the service joined in, “This is an extraordinary opportunity to be part of a revolutionary change in the way the people of Southeast Asia are entertained. I am proud to be a part of it and I cannot wait to share my excitement with everyone.”