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Thursday, March 27, 2008

Owned Entertainment Announces Reality Show Auditions At Cung Le’s Gym In Northern California And Shrine Auditorium In Los Angeles

Courtesy of Owned Entertainment, Inc.:

AUSTIN, Texas, 03/27/2008 -- Owned Entertainment, Inc. announced today that in addition to “Owned” movie auditions, auditions for a new untitled MMA reality show will also be held. Auditions will be held April 5th and 6th 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. Cung Le’s Gym is located at 720 Montague Expressway Milpitas, CA 95035. Southern California auditions will be held April 19th at the Shrine Auditorium and Exposition Hall in Los Angeles, California during the NAMMAE Spring Retail Show in partnership with King Of The Cage. The auditions will be held at the Shrine between 1:00 PM and 5:00 PM.


A breakdown of characters and scenes are available under ‘Owned’ Movie at ownedentertainment.com. Those interested in finding out more about auditions should contact Jenna at Jenna@ownedentertainment.com and not the locations directly.


Detailed information cannot be released at this time. However, the following will be needed at auditions:

MMA Fighters
MMA Business Professionals
Men and women with outgoing personalities and attractive qualities

Those auditioning for the reality show will fill out an information form, do an interview, and perform a demonstration if they have specific skills. Please also bring a headshot or picture(s).

About Cung Le

Cung Le (www.cungle.com) is an undefeated MMA fighter and San Shou World Kickboxing Champion. He is facing UFC legend Frank Shamrock this weekend, March 29th, for the Strike Force Middleweight Championship belt at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, CA.


The NAMMAE (http://nammae.com/) Trade Show and Convention is the largest and most powerful convergence of MMA brands, leagues, athletes, equipment, training, apparel, media, and publications under one roof in the United States, if not the world. It is the epicenter for MMA apparel, equipment and general merchandise buying and selling. NAMMAE represents more than 95 percent of the industry, annually bringing together more than 400 MMA companies from all over the world. NAMMAE recently announced Chuck Liddell and Tito Ortiz as it’s official representatives.

About ‘Own3D’

‘Own3D' (the movie) is an exciting action thriller set in the world of MMA that will be theatrically released in both 2D and 3D. Owned Entertainment, Inc. is looking to combine talented actors with MMA fighters for the project. 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 ‘Own3D’ the movie, visit www.mmamovie.com, www.ownedentertainment.com and the official ‘Own3D’ myspace at http://www.myspace.com/ownedentertainmentinc. ‘Own3D’ was recently announced as the official movie of NAMMAE, the largest MMA trade show in North America.

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, there are several other projects in the making, including: 'The Other Side' and 'Descendant,' written by Damir Catic and Eric Alfio, the MMA movie 'Own3D' 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 of the popular 'The Ultimate Fighter' TV show entitled 'Fight House.' Owned Entertainment, Inc.’s mission 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. reside in Austin, Texas and Southern California. Owned Entertainment, Inc. has recently announced it will be adding an Interactive Entertainment division to focus on video game development.

Owned Entertainment, Inc.
James Hergott, President