Netflix has tapped Pete Tong as music supervisor for the subscription platform’s EDM-themed film XOXO.
The veteran British DJ, artist, radio host, label owner, executive and co-founder of the International Music Summit (IMS) is also a producer on the film alongside Joe Russell, Christopher Louie, Max Leitman, and Dan Shafer.
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The movie follows six strangers whose lives collide at an electronic music festival. It’s directed by Christopher Louie, written by Dylan Meyer and stars Graham Phillips, Sarah Hyland, and Chris D’Elia. XOXO is scheduled to launch Aug. 26 on Netflix.
Tong’s previous music supervisor credits include Harry Brown, The Beach, 24 Hour Party People and It’s All Gone Pete Tong. The renowned DJ also hosts shows on BBC Radio and iHeartRadio and is the founder of FFRR Records, co-founder of William Morris Endeavor’s electronic music division and co-founder of the International Music Summit. He was awarded an MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) in 2014 for services to music and broadcasting.