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Thursday, February 21, 2008

Owned Entertainment Hires MMA Hip Hop Artist Fig.Mutant To Produce Exclusive Tracks For The MMA Movie ‘Owned’

Courtesy of Owned Entertainment, Inc.:

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb 21, 2008 -- Owned Entertainment, Inc. announced today that it has hired MMA Hip Hop artist Fig.Mutant to produce exclusive tracks for the MMA movie ‘Owned.’ Additionally, Fig.Mutant’s hit song ‘Burn’ is featured as the intro for the ownedentertainment.com website as well as the company’s myspace page. Owned Entertainment CEO Eric Alfio comments; “We constantly seek out talented people who have a love for MMA. Fig.Mutant’s passion for the sport as well as his passion for music is what makes him an ideal artist for us to work with.”

About Fig.Mutant

Fig.Mutant concentrates on making aggressive, realistic music that spans through all aspects of human emotion. Fig.Mutant has teamed up with award winning producer Joey T, who won the Nine Inch Nails remix competition for a remix of the song 'Only.' Together they created the legendary underground album 'On My Mind.' This CD was popularized because of its versatility and features the number one alternative Hip Hop song in the world 'If These Walls.' Fig started getting buzz around the Mixed Martial Arts world. After performing at the 2006 Maxim Magazine New Years party, Fig.Mutant started working on new music. In between touring in 2007, Fig created custom music for the UFC Fighter Mike Swick. His song 'Burn' caught the attention of MMA magazines MMA Sport and FIGHT! Magazine. This song will also be featured on the No Holds Barred Sirius radio show. His national exposure led Fig to winning the 2006 Modesto Area Music Award for best Hip Hop artist in the Central Valley. Fig.Mutant is currently working with film/reality show producer Noah Mathers (The Ultimate Fighter season 1 show) to create a music video for the song 'Burn.' His diversity and uncanny performances lead him to share the stage with national artists inlcluding: Naughty by Nature, Blue October, Coolio, Digital Underground, Living Legends, Hieroglyphics, Krs One, and Visionaries. Fig.Mutant is currently working with other professional fighters on making custom music for them, including entrance music. Fig and Joey T. are working on their second album together which is set to debut this summer. Fig can be contacted at figmutant@msn.com.

About ‘Owned’

‘Owned' is an exciting action thriller set in the world of MMA. We will be looking for a combination of talented actors and MMA fighters for the movie. Recently announced fighters for the movie include Dean Lister, Jason Mayhem Miller, Cung Le, Shonie Carter, Din Thomas and Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua and Murilo ‘Ninja’ Rua. For more information on the ‘Owned’ movie visit mmamovie.com, ownedentertainment.com and the official ‘Owned’ myspace at http://www.myspace.com/ownedentertainmentinc. For information on auditioning for ‘Owned’ you simply text the word ‘AUDITION’ to phone number 41513. Standard texting rates apply but there are no additional charges.

About Owned Entertainment

Owned Entertainment, Inc. has emerged as a player in the area of independent film production and distribution, once monopolized by the major film studios. The company engages in investing, producing, and distributing full-length feature films as well as TV projects, video games and other entertainment entities. Along with its controlling equity interest in 'All That I Need,' released in theatres December 2005 and released on DVD February 2006, there are several other projects in the making, including: 'The Other Side' and 'Descendant,' written by Damir Catic and Eric Alfio, the action thriller set in the world of Mixed Martial Arts 'Owned' by James Hergott, 'Brothers' by Tarquin Gotch (whose credits include 'Home Alone,' 'Curly Sue,' 'Ferris Bueller's Day Off') and the Reno 911-type comedic take-off on the popular 'The Ultimate Fighter' TV show entitled 'Fight House.' Our mission at Owned Entertainment, Inc. is to produce high quality and highly enjoyable feature films that will be widely distributed in the mainstream media markets. The corporate offices for Owned Entertainment, Inc. are in Austin, Texas with additional offices in Southern California. Owned Entertainment, Inc. has recently announced adding an Interactive Entertainment division to focus on video game development.

Owned Entertainment, Inc.
James Hergott, President