Filming Begins July 20th, 2012
Owned Entertainment (Canada) Inc. announced today (Monday May 28, 2012) that it’s feature film “Own3d” has been fully financed. Filming is to begin July 20th, 2012 in Port Hope and Cobourg, Ontario, Canada. Multiple famous MMA fighters as well as acting talent are attached. For privacy reasons the cast will not be announced until shooting has commenced. The movie is written, produced and will be directed by James Hergott. Hergott has written, directed, and produced several movies, TV episodes and documentaries over the past decade, which includes many MMA projects.
The finance deal includes options on three additional in house films.
While most acting roles have been filled, some are still available with preference to ACTRA talent. The company is hiring non-union film crew but only Ontario residents at this time. Media, cast, sponsorship, crew and other inquiries are to be directed to Sara Colley at firstname.lastname@example.org
Premiere boutique agency Original Artists (www.original-artists.com) will rep the movie “Own3d” for sales and distribution. Original Artists has represented clients behind some of the best selling recent martial arts movies including NEVER BACK DOWN ($25 Million US Box Office), THE KARATE KID ($177 Million US Box Office), FEARLESS ($25 MILLION US Box Office) as well as other blockbusters such as ICE AGE 3 ($887 million Worldwide Box Office). Original Artists agent Chris Sablan comments; “As an agent at Original Artists, and as a Brazilian Jiu-jitsu practitioner and fan of the sport, I have read several MMA scripts across the years. In fact, several have come across my desk and I have passed on them. “Own3d” I believe has the perfect combination of MMA and a great story. ”
Written by: Owned Entertainment (Canada) Inc. ownedentertainment.ca
Press Release courtesy of Ontario East