Peace Arch Entertainment Group Inc.

Peace Arch Entertainment Group Inc.

October 26, 2005 10:33 ET

Peace Arch Entertainment Gets 'Delirious' Green-Lights New Feature Starring Steve Buscemi, Michael Pitt and Alison Lohman

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Oct. 26, 2005) - Peace Arch Entertainment Group Inc. (TSX:PAE.LV)(AMEX:PAE) has green-lit production of a new theatrical feature, DELIRIOUS, starring Steve Buscemi (FARGO), Michael Pitt (LAST DAYS) and Alison Lohman (BIG FISH). The motion picture, which starts filming in New York City on November 9, is intended for a U.S. theatrical release in late 2006.

The Company's sales division, Peace Arch Films Ltd., will be selling the film at the upcoming American Film Market, beginning November 3 in Santa Monica, CA. DELIRIOUS is the first picture being offered to international distributors by Peace Arch since former HBO Films, London managing director Penny Wolf took charge of its sales operations in September.

Steve Buscemi stars as "Les Galantine," a small-time celebrity photographer aching to take just one great picture. Les befriends "Toby Grace" (Michael Pitt), a homeless young man with no direction except a vague desire to become an actor. When by chance sparks fly between Toby and Alison Lohman's "K'Harma Leeds," the hottest pop star of the moment, Les grows jealous and plots a darkly comic revenge.

The motion picture was written and will be directed by Tom DiCillo (LIVING IN OBLIVION, BOX OF MOONLIGHT) and produced by Robert Salerno (21 GRAMS, ALL THE PRETTY HORSES) through his production company Artina Films. Peace Arch President John Flock and Peace Arch Motion Pictures President Lewin Webb are overseeing production for the Company.

"We are very excited to be collaborating with filmmakers of the caliber of Tom and Bob and the extraordinary cast they have assembled," said Flock. "With the recent expansion of our sales division and a high-profile picture like DELIRIOUS kicking off our diverse slate of new productions, we believe Peace Arch is poised to become one of the major suppliers of top quality theatrical films, television programming and home entertainment content to distributors throughout the world."

Peace Arch Entertainment Group Inc. ( develops, produces and acquires feature films and television programs that it licenses to distributors throughout the world. Incorporated in 1986, Peace Arch is one of the most established companies in the independent film and television business, with offices in Toronto, Vancouver, Los Angeles and London and an expanding library of original programming.

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