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Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Owned Entertainment To Hold Auditions At Cung Le’s New Gym For The MMA Movie ‘Owned’

Courtesy of Owned Entertainment, Inc.:

AUSTIN, Texas, 02/13/2008 -- Owned Entertainment, Inc. announced today that auditions will be held April 5th and 6th 2008 at Cung Le’s new gym Universal Strength Headquarters in the San Jose area. Those with fighting and/or acting experience in the Northern California Area are invited to attend between 1:00PM and 7:00PM. Owned Entertainment’s CEO Eric Alfio comments; “Many of the lead roles in the movie have yet to be cast. We are still reviewing tapes from the MMA Expo and Texas auditions and making decisions. We encourage those in the area to give it a shot and check out Cung Le’s fantastic new facility.”

Mr. Hergott will be live on the 5th Round radio show tonight from 8PM till 9PM PST answering questions about the project. For more info visit www.5thround.com.

A breakdown of characters and scenes are available under ‘Owned’ Movie at ownedentertainment.com. Cung Le’s Gym is located at 720 Montague Expressway Milpitas CA 95035, Phone: (408)-729-4468. Those interested in finding out more about auditions should contact Stephanie at PR@ownedentertainment.com and not the gym directly.

About Universal Strength Headquarters

Cung Le's gym is a new facility that offers members 10,000 square feet of premium training grounds. They’ve designed a new layout with new mats, new bags, new weights, new cardio machines, and a new cage! Please contact them at 408-729-4468 or email membership@cungle.com if interested in membership.

About Cung Le

Cung Le (www.cungle.com) is an undefeated MMA fighter and San Shou Kickboxing World Kickboxing Champion. Le currently holds a MMA record of 5-0, with 1 knockout and 4 technical knockouts. He will be facing UFC legend Frank Shamrock on March 29th for the Strike Force Middleweight Championship belt at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, CA.

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.

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