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2012-05-31 02:23:39

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. and NEW YORK, May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Starz Digital Media, the digital and on-demand licensing arm of Starz Media, LLC, and Dimension Films announced that Piranha 3DD, the sequel to the surprise 2010 hit, Piranha 3D, will be available on-demand and online for VOD rentals day and date with its June 1st theatrical release. The Piranha 3DD day-and-date theatrical/VOD launch is the first Dimension Films release to venture into this trendsetting release model, the first...

2012-02-09 18:20:29

It´s a matchup worthy of a late-night cable movie: put a school of starving piranha and a 300-pound fish together, and who comes out the winner? The surprising answer–given the notorious guillotine-like bite of the piranha–is Brazil´s massive Arapaima fish. The secret to Arapaima´s success lie in its intricately designed scales, which could provide “bioinspiration” for engineers looking to develop flexible ceramics. The inspiration for this study...

2012-01-23 13:30:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ben Silverman's multimedia entertainment studio Electus, an operating business of IAC (Nasdaq: IACI), today announced that its global distribution arm, Electus International, has secured distribution deals with major networks in close to 100 countries- including Australia (XYZnetworks for LifeStyle YOU) Canada (Shaw Media) and Latin America (MTV Latin America) among others - for the second season of "Mob Wives," the hit reality television...

2011-11-18 14:59:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Two-time GRAMMY® nominated and multi-platinum selling recording artist Katy Perry has partnered with The Weinstein Company (TWC) to promote the Thanksgiving release of MY WEEK WITH MARILYN with her new hit single "The One That Got Away." Capitalizing on the overwhelmingly positive reception of Perry's new music video and the anticipation for the film, TWC is launching a video mashup using "The One That Got Away"...

2011-11-02 13:19:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Weinstein Company (TWC) President of Distribution, Erik Lomis, announced today that SARAH'S KEY will be re-released on November 4th on 300 screens across the US. SARAH'S KEY opened in late July and has grossed over $7 million. "Audiences responded to SARAH'S KEY for its great story, its emotional impact, and its historical importance; and the power of that word-of-mouth made it one of the most successful indie releases of the summer. We know...

2011-11-01 12:18:00

STATESVILLE, N.C., Nov. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bebida Beverage Company (OTCmarkets: BBDA) (BeBevCo) a developer, manufacturer and marketer of relaxation and energy drinks announced today that rising star of country music Granger Smith and his band will be using Piranha Water for hydration and Koma Unwind Relaxation Drink to 'unwind' after each performance for the remainder of 2011 and during shows of the band's 200 stop tour in 2012. With seven top ten singles, three tours in Iraq and...

2011-06-29 13:15:00

NEW YORK, June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Weinstein Company (TWC) announced today that it will release Madonna's "W.E." on December 9, 2011 in New York and Los Angeles. The film will expand to additional markets in December, with wide release anticipated by mid-January. Madonna's narrative feature directorial debut, W.E. is co-written by Madonna and Alek Keshishian, produced by Madonna and Kris Thykier and executive produced by Scott Franklin (BLACK SWAN). It stars Abbie Cornish...

2011-06-06 10:00:00

LOS ANGELES, June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Plastic Piranha is pleased to announce the debut of its first two titles, Rikochet and R.A.T.S., at this year's Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles, California. Rikochet Rikochet is a groundbreaking First Person Tactical Shooter incorporating elements of realism unlike any before. In 2012, a deadly virulent, mutated plague of Equine Influenza (dubbed Haizum R1K0) ravages the world's population, crippling governments and toppling the...

2011-04-25 18:47:00

NEW YORK, April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- After earning rave reviews from top critics and wild cheers from audiences around the country, Dimension Films has started production on the sequel to PIRANHA 3D. Principal photography is now underway in Wilmington, NC on PIRANHA 3DD, being directed by John Gulager (FEAST). There's something in the water . . . again. And this time no one is safe from the flesh eating fish as they sink their razor sharp teeth into the visitors of the best summer...

2011-04-04 08:00:00

SEATTLE, COLUMBUS, Ohio, and WASHINGTON, April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Zyvex Technologies announced that its 54' boat named Piranha completed sea trials early this morning near Puget Sound in the Pacific Ocean, demonstrating record fuel efficiency. After six months of extensive testing, the Piranha completed its final sea trial - an approximate 600 nautical mile (nm) rough-weather sea test off the shores of Washington and Oregon. Piranha finished the tests in time to travel for its debut...