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MEGAN FOX TO RECEIVE THE 2011 MAUI FILM FESTIVAL IRIS AWARD

MEGAN FOX TO RECEIVE THE 2011 MAUI FILM FESTIVAL IRIS AWARD

Wailea, HI (May 25, 2011) – Megan Fox will receive the 2011 Maui Film Festival Iris Award, it was announced today by Barry Rivers, Director of the event, which will be held June 15-19, 2011, at the Wailea Resort in Maui.  The Iris Award honors Megan Fox as a film artist with heartfelt respect for the environment and a willingness to support the causes she believes in, through both her film career and her philanthropy.  Fox will be presented the Iris Award at the Maui Film Festival Opening Night on June 15th, at Celestial Cinema located at the Wailea Gold & Emerald Golf Course.

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Filming Begins on Tim Burton's "Dark Shadows"

FILMING BEGINS ON TIM BURTON’S “DARK SHADOWS”
Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer and Helena Bonham Carter head an all-star cast.


BURBANK, CA – May 18, 2011 – Filming begins this week on Warner Bros. Pictures’ and Village Roadshow Pictures’ “Dark Shadows,” which brings the cult classic television series to the big screen under the direction of Tim Burton.  The film’s all-star ensemble cast includes Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer, Helena Bonham Carter, Eva Green, Jackie Earle Haley, Jonny Lee Miller, Bella Heathcote, Chloe Moretz, and newcomer Gulliver McGrath.

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Captain Jack Sparrow at Madame Tussauds Las Vegas

STRANGE TIDES “WASH UP” CAPTAIN JACK SPARROW ON WATERFRONTS AROUND THE WORLD AS MADAME TUSSAUDS CELEBRATES A GLOBAL PIRATE INVASION

$300,000 Figure “Sets Sail” from The Venetian

(Las Vegas, NV, May 12, 2011)---Madame Tussauds is celebrating an exciting new addition to its A-list line up as wax figures of Johnny Depp portrayed as Disney's “Pirates of the Caribbean's” Captain Jack Sparrow, arrive at nine of its attractions, including Madame Tussauds Las Vegas today (Thursday, May 12). 

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2011 HOT 100 The Definitive List of the World's Most Beautiful Women

2011 HOT 100

The Definitive List of the World's Most Beautiful Women
(June Issue available exclusively in iTunes and on Newsstands Nationwide, May 10)

#1 ROSIE HUNTINGTON-WHITELEY

Transformers: Dark of the Moon

THE TOP TEN: Olivia Munn, Katy Perry, Cameron Diaz, Mila Kunis, Bar Refaeli, Anne Hathaway, Natalie Portman, Cobie Smulders and Jennifer Lawrence. Plus, 90 More of the Most Wanted Women in the World

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Moviegoers of Disneynature’s True Life Adventure “African Cats” Help Save the Savanna

Moviegoers of Disneynature’s True Life Adventure “African Cats” Help Save the Savanna

Disneynature Collaborates with the African Wildlife Foundation to Help Protect 50,000 Acres in Kenya’s Amboseli Wildlife Corridor

BURBANK, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Disneynature announced today that its “See ‘African Cats,’ Save the Savanna” campaign will help protect more than 50,000 acres of land in Kenya’s Amboseli Wildlife Corridor on behalf of the moviegoers who came out to see Disneynature’s motion picture “African Cats” during its opening week (April 22-28, 2011). A portion of the proceeds from the opening-week ticket sales will be donated to the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) through the Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund to ensure the future of lions, cheetahs, elephants, zebras, giraffes and a host of other animals in the vibrant African savanna.

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DIMENSION FILMS ACQUIRES THE GREYS

DIMENSION FILMS ACQUIRES THE GREYS

New York, NY, April 28, 2011 - Dimension Films has preemptively purchased the spec script THE GREYS from writer Adam Cohen and from producing partners Sean and Bryan Furst.  F. Javier Gutierrez (TRES DIAS aka BEFORE THE FALL) is set to direct the film.  The announcement was made today by Bob Weinstein, co-chairman of The Weinstein Company (TWC).  The logline of the sci-fi thriller is currently being kept under wraps.

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Verde Media Group Inc., Announces Update on The Feature Film “Winter’s Wind”

Verde Media Group Inc., Announces Update on The Feature Film “Winter’s Wind”

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Verde Media Group, Inc. (OTC: VMGI) The feature film “Winter’s Wind”, directed by Matt Herrigger is in the final stages of post-production at Transition Productions studios. The trailer for the film can be seen at www.mattherrigerfilms.com.

“We are ahead of the pack here with a truly beautiful family film that has an extremely reasonable production budget. This production budget combined with a planned PG rating, will allow us to focus our resources on a well funded P&A campaign that will return the highest profits possible.”

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DIMENSION FILMS ANNOUNCES START OF PRODUCTION FOR PIRANHA 3DD

DIMENSION FILMS ANNOUNCES START OF PRODUCTION FOR PIRANHA 3DD

 

PIRANHA 3DD (DOUBLE D) SPLASHES INTO PRODUCTION

New York, NY, April 25, 2011 – After earning rave reviews from top critics and wild cheers from audiences around the country, Dimension Films has started production on the sequel to PIRANHA 3D.

Principal photography is now underway in Wilmington, NC on PIRANHA 3DD, being directed by John Gulager (FEAST).

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Entertainment Industry Unites with Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media to Improve Female Portrayals in Family Films

Entertainment Industry Unites with Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media to Improve Female Portrayals in Family Films

New Study Identifies Scope of Gender Inequity; Spotlights Barriers & Misconceptions; Unites An Industry

HOLLYWOOD--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Get ready. Family films as we know them are about to change for the good. Entertainment media are a powerful cultural force, shaping public opinion and making a strong social impact. Yet, until now, no one has ever asked the male and female content creators to tell the cold, hard truth –- about why it is that women and girls are so grossly misrepresented in family films. Nor has anyone ever motivated and informed these influencers how to overcome barriers and misconceptions in order to find solutions; until now.

“I am proud to be a part of an industry that cares so deeply”

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Cameras Roll on “Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close”

Cameras Roll on “Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close” as It Heads from the Page to the Big Screen

Hanks and Bullock Headline the Cast under the Direction of Stephen Daldry

BURBANK, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Principal photography is underway on Warner Bros. Pictures’ feature film adaptation of Jonathan Safran Foer’s acclaimed novel “Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close.” The film stars Sandra Bullock and Tom Hanks, and is being directed by Stephen Daldry (“The Reader,” “The Hours”) and produced by Scott Rudin (“The Social Network,” “True Grit”).

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