SOURCE: Empire Film Group, Inc.

January 25, 2008 15:18 ET

Empire Home Entertainment Acquires Three New Titles for DVD Release

BEVERLY HILLS, CA--(Marketwire - January 25, 2008) - Empire Home Entertainment, the distribution division of Empire Film Group, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: EFGU) ("Empire Film") (, has completed the acquisition of two new feature films and one comedy special for release to the USA DVD market over the next three months. "The Hilarious Saints of Comedy," features top stars from Black Entertainment Television and will be released on DVD in February. "The Fun Park," a science-fiction horror tale of an abandoned amusement park will be released in March. "Fat Rose and Squeaky," a drama starring Emmy winner Cicely Tyson and Oscar winner Louise Fletcher will be released in April.

"The Hilarious Saints of Comedy" features comedy performances by Chucky Jenkins, Chocolate, Small Frie and Darien Perkins, with hosting provided by B.E.T. personality Tommy Ford. The material is gospel themed comedy, suitable for all audiences, with direction provided by hit video creator Chet Brewster, whose previous DVDs with comedian Tyler Perry have sold millions of copies. "The Hilarious Saints of Comedy" will be released February 5, 2008 on DVD at a suggested retail price of $14.95. It is rated TV-PG, runs 90 minutes, UPC item code 7-61450-81013-6.

"The Fun Park" is a feature thriller from director Rick Walker that brings to life the popular urban myth of a killer clown stalking an abandoned amusement park in Oklahoma. When five teenagers decide to debunk the myth, only one survives the ensuing night of terror. The film stars Randy Wayne ("Dukes of Hazzard: The Beginning") and Jillian Murray ("Cheerleader Camp"). "The Fun Park" will be released March 4, 2008 on DVD at a suggested retail price of $14.95. It is not yet rated, runs 91 minutes, UPC item code 7-61450-22233-5.

"Fat Rose and Squeaky" is an enchanting drama of two aging women who find strength in their friendship. The film premiered on Showtime last fall, and stars Louise Fletcher ("One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest"), Cicely Tyson ("Diary of a Mad Black Woman") and Julie Brown ("Clueless"). The film was produced by Vriland Stan Harris and directed by Sam Irvin. "Fat Rose and Squeaky" will be released May 6, 2008 on DVD at a suggested retail price of $14.95. It is rated PG, runs 93 minutes, UPC item code 7-61450-91603-6.

About Empire Film Group, Inc.

Empire Film Group, Inc. ("EFG") is a new independent film finance, production, and distribution company led by a management team with over 20 years of experience in development, production, distribution, finance and marketing of feature films and television programming. The group has filmed in various locations worldwide including the United States, Canada, the Caribbean, Central and South America and Europe. The Company has the unique financing advantage of being able to receive Canadian subsidies, tax incentives, rebates and financing through its ability to produce Canadian Content film and television projects. Through its acquisition of Truman Press, Inc., d/b/a "Hannover House," Empire is also a fully integrated film, DVD and book distributor, with sales relationships for placement of products into all major USA retail chains.

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