108 MEDIA BELIEVES IN "YASMINE," ACQUIRING WORLDWIDE RIGHTS AHEAD OF ITS NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE
Toronto (July 24, 2014) - Ahead of its North American premiere at the Fantasia International Film Festival, 108 Media has acquired worldwide rights to the action packed martial arts film, YASMINE. As the first commercial film out of Brunei Darussalam, this Bruneian tale was directed by Siti Kamaluddin and stars the talentedLiyana Yus as lead, Yasmine. The deal was brokered by 108 Media's Jordan Nutson and Din Kamaluddin of Origin Films, on behalf of the producers. 108 Media plans to release the film in North America.
"108 Media is excited to be bringing this thrilling, action-packed gem to the international marketplace," said Nutson.
YASMINE , a free-spirited young girl, joins her college silat club after losing her lover's affections to her longtime rival and fellow martial arts enthusiast. In a tale of love and war, Yasmine discovers that love is never easy, but some dreams are worth fighting for...
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12 MONKEYS CAGES EMILY HAMPSHIRE IN MAJOR ROLE
Los Angeles, CA, July 28, 2014 - Emily Hampshire (COSMPOLIS, ALL THE WRONG REASONS) has been cast in a major role in the Syfy series 12 Monkeys. Hampshire is set to play the role previously portrayed by Brad Pitt in the film version.
Based on the Terry Gilliam film of the same name, 12 Monkeys follows the journey of a time traveler from the post-apocalyptic future who appears in present day on a mission to locate and eradicate the source of a deadly plague that will eventually decimate the human race.
The character was the eccentric, fanatical animal rights activist who initially meets the main character - played in the film by Bruce Willis - in a mental hospital. The character is suspected of releasing the virus on behalf of the Army of the Twelve Monkeys.
The series stars Aaron Stanford (X-MEN: THE LAST STAND, THE HILLS HAVE EYES), Amanda Schull (J. EDGAR, Suits), and Kirk Acevedo (DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES).