SOURCE: Peace Arch Entertainment Group Inc.

April 10, 2006 06:30 ET

Peace Arch Completes Principal Photography of "The Stranger Game" Starring Mimi Rogers

Company Continues to Strengthen Production, Sales and Distribution Pipeline in Worldwide Entertainment Marketplace

TORONTO -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 10, 2006 -- Peace Arch Entertainment Group Inc. (AMEX: PAE); (TSX: PAE.LV), one of North America's fastest-growing independent film and television companies, announced today the completion of principal photography of "The Stranger Game," a film starring Mimi Rogers.

The picture is based on a screenplay by Cynthia Weil and Judy Skelton and is directed by Terry Ingram. Producer Blair Reekie, President of Peace Arch's television subsidiary The Eyes Project Development Corporation, described the film as "a classic thriller in the vein of 'The Hand That Rocks The Cradle.'" Marcy Gross and Anne Weston are the executive producers.

"The Stranger Game," is one of several new film and television productions in the expanding Peace Arch pipeline. Lifetime Networks has acquired the picture's U.S. distribution rights. Peace Arch Television and Peace Arch's genre sales arm, Archetype Films, will handle international sales.

Peace Arch President John Flock stated: "Our efforts over the past several months to significantly expand our production, sales and distribution operations are now beginning to bear fruit. With a deep slate of upcoming films in the thriller, horror and action genres and a growing line-up of high-quality features and television productions of all types, we believe Peace Arch is rapidly solidifying its reputation as a dependable programming supplier among the top distributors and broadcasters around the world."

About Peace Arch Entertainment Group Inc.

Peace Arch Entertainment develops, finances, produces and distributes feature film and television programming for worldwide markets. "THE STRANGER GAME" is one of eight new films Peace Arch has started since September 2005, which include such other highly-anticipated titles as "DELIRIOUS" starring Steve Buscemi, Michael Pitt, and Alison Lohman and "CHAPTER 27" starring Jared Leto and Lindsay Lohan. With offices in Toronto, Vancouver, London and Los Angeles, Peace Arch is a vertically-integrated enterprise focusing on the production and acquisition of feature films and television programs, the worldwide licensing and sales of those projects and the direct distribution of DVDs and related products in Canada.

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