SOURCE: Peace Arch Entertainment Group Inc.

June 09, 2008 16:01 ET

Peace Arch® Home Entertainment Acquires North American DVD Distribution Rights to Four New Titles

Company Continues to Expand Its Home Entertainment Business

TORONTO--(Marketwire - June 9, 2008) - Peace Arch® Entertainment Group Inc. (AMEX: PAE) (TSX: PAE), an integrated global entertainment company, announced today that its Peace Arch Home Entertainment® division has acquired exclusive North American DVD distribution rights to four new titles. The company will distribute on DVD the action/comedy "Ninja Cheerleaders," the thriller "Naked Fear" and the action films "Fighting With Anger" and "Lord of the Street."

Berry Meyerowitz, President of Peace Arch Home Entertainment, said, "We are continuing to identify and acquire quality films for our fast-growing North American DVD sector. Each of these titles will appeal to a demographic that retailers can target in their upcoming promotional campaigns."

Recording artist DMX ("The Fast and The Furious" and "Gone in 60 Seconds"), and Golden Globe® Award-winning actor Kris Kristofferson ("Blade" trilogy and "A Star Is Born") star in "Lord of the Street," an action packed thrill ride set in post hurricane New Orleans. A brutal Mexican drug lord busts out of jail to retrieve the $15 million that his girlfriend is hiding and tries to track her down -- staying one step ahead of the cops.

Music icon Willie Nelson headlines "Fighting With Anger" playing the aging mentor to Ray (Kelli Fleming), a young, beautiful and deadly assassin looking for answers about her past. The film is a non-stop martial arts action thriller filled with gripping mystery, blazing gun battles, and furious hand-to-hand combat.

"Ninja Cheerleaders," starring Trishelle Cannatella ("Surreal Life"), George Takei ("Star Trek" films) and Michael Pare ("The Virgin Suicides" and "Streets of Fire"), is a funny and fast action-comedy about three cheerleaders who are 'straight A' students by day and fighting warriors at night. They fight, they strip, they cheer -- and they are headed for the Ivy League!

"Naked Fear," starring Danielle DeLuca ("The Curse of Lizzie Borden"), tells the story of a small town where a number of exotic dancers have been mysteriously disappearing. Diana, a new arrival to town, soon finds out why when a mysterious gunman kidnaps her for a terrifying game of 'hunter and the hunted.' Set free in the wild, she is forced to try and outwit her captor before she becomes his latest victim.

About Peace Arch Entertainment Group Inc.:

Peace Arch Entertainment produces and acquires feature films, television and home entertainment content for distribution to worldwide markets. Peace Arch owns one of the largest libraries of top quality independent feature films in the world, featuring more than 1000 classic and contemporary titles. For additional information, please visit www.peacearch.com.

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