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Tuesday, April 1, 2008

‘Own3D’ Movie Star Cung Le Defeats MMA Legend Shamrock To Capture Championship Belt

Courtesy of Owned Entertainment, Inc.:

(04/01/2008) AUSTIN, Texas -- Owned Entertainment, Inc. congratulated undefeated MMA fighter Cung Le on his submission victory over MMA legend Frank Shamrock, live on Showtime this past weekend. Le won a hard fought battle by kicking and breaking Frank Shamrock’s arm in the third round, leaving him unable to continue. Cung Le has now gone undefeated for eleven years of competition and has captured the Strikeforce middleweight belt. Mr. Hergott comments on behalf of Owned Entertainment, Inc.: “Cung Le is a true champion in every sense of the word, and truly deserves this win. The fight was very exciting and both competitors left it all in the cage. We would also like to congratulate Frank on a tremendous effort.”

Auditions for both the ‘Own3D’ movie and a new reality show are being held at Cung Le’s gym Universal Strength Headquarters in the San Jose area April 5th and 6th. 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.

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. We will be looking for a combination of talented actors and MMA fighters for the movie. Recently announced fighters for the movie include Cung Le who recently beat Frank Shamrock to become the Strikeforce World Champion as well as Dean Lister, Jason Mayhem Miller, Shonie Carter, Din Thomas and Mauricio 'Shogun' Rua and Murilo 'Ninja' Rua. For more information on the 'Own3D' movie visit mmamovie.com, 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. NAMMAE recently announced Chuck Liddell and Tito Ortiz as official representatives.

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.

CONTACT: Owned Entertainment, Inc.
James Hergott, President