SOURCE: Hollywood Studios International

September 02, 2009 09:00 ET

Hollywood Studios International Acquires Beverly Hills-Based Modeling Management Company, iModel and Talent; Rebranding It as Models International

BEVERLY HILLS, CA--(Marketwire - September 2, 2009) - Hollywood Studios International (PINKSHEETS: HYWS) CEO and Chairman Sir Steven Saxton announced today that the Company has acquired Beverly Hills-based modeling management company iModel and Talent ( Simultaneously, Sir Steven also announced that the Company will be rebranded as Models International. Models International currently has offices in Los Angeles and New York and represents over 400 male and female models throughout the United States. Hollywood Studios International intends to expand Models International domestically in Miami, and internationally in London, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Moscow, Sao Paulo and Dubai.

About Models International

Models International is LA's premier boutique modeling agency. With recent expansion into the lucrative New York market, Models International is poised and positioned to become one of the world's top full service modeling agencies. MI represents top modeling talent from around the world. MI models grace the covers and pages of the top editorial publications. They also participate in worldwide fashion campaigns and walk the runways from New York to Paris to Milan. Coupled with an aggressive worldwide talent recruiting campaign MI will continue to grow as a world-class modeling agency.

Managing Partners

William Scott Whitfield - Managing Partner, Los Angeles

Whitfield was the former founder of Über Models and was formerly with Uber-Warning Models. Whitfield and partner Catherine Tran Fellows formed iModel and Talent in Los Angeles and expanded into New York. Whitfield has represented world-class models and personalities and his clients include everyone from Vogue to Victoria's Secret.

Catherine Tran Fellows - Managing Partner, New York

Fellows began her career as co-owner of Über Models. Tran has also been Editor-in-Chief of a nationally distributed entertainment magazines and has served as director of Wunderland Apparel Company.

About Hollywood Studios International

Hollywood Studios International (HYWS), an entertainment holding company, exists to create award-winning entertainment which succeeds both artistically and commercially through the inherent synergies of combining elements of a traditional studio system with the structure of artist management. The Company currently listed has the symbol: HYWS. Upon completion of the current round of private funding, the Company intends to complete the requirements to trade on a NASDAQ exchange.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release may contain certain forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Investors are cautioned that all forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties. Although Hollywood Studios International believes that the assumptions underlying the forward-looking statements contained herein are reasonable, any assumption could be inaccurate, and therefore, there can be no assurance that the forward-looking statements included in this press release will prove to be accurate. In light of the significant uncertainties inherent in the forward-looking statements included herein, the inclusion should not be regarded as a representation by the Company or any other person that the objective and plans of the Company will be achieved.

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