SOURCE: Red Truck Entertainment, Inc.

March 01, 2007 07:00 ET

Red Truck Entertainment Signs Rick Schroder to Direct Its First Feature Film "Raising Cole"

SCOTTSDALE, AZ -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 1, 2007 -- Red Truck Entertainment, Incorporated (PINKSHEETS: RTRK) announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Red Truck Filmworks, has signed veteran actor/director Rick Schroder to direct its first feature film project entitled "Raising Cole." The film, based on the inspirational book written by Marc Pittman, tells the true story of a father and son's unique relationship forged through an intense devotion to faith and family.

Red Truck Filmworks is an independent producer of motion pictures, music videos, and commercials. "Raising Cole" will be filmed in Shreveport, Louisiana.

"We feel honored to have such an accomplished actor and director like Rick at the helm of 'Raising Cole,'" said Red Truck Entertainment President James LeCrone. "Rick brings a real commitment and artistic vision to the film. In discussions with Rick, we felt he had a deep connection to the material. We are truly excited to have this project set the tone for Red Truck as we begin to establish our footprint in the independent film genre."

During a Hollywood career that spans almost thirty years, Schroder has worn a multitude of hats including actor, writer, and director as he ascended the ranks from child star to critically acclaimed adult actor. Schroder earned a Golden Globe nomination for his memorable performance in "The Champ" (1979). Schroder has gone on to star in several hit television series throughout the '80s ("Silver Spoons") and '90s ("NYPD Blue") and can now be seen on the hit Fox television series "24." Schroder's writing and directing talents were also on display in the critically acclaimed 2004 indie feature "Black Cloud." The film garnered several independent film awards including a Best Director win for Schroder at the San Diego Film Festival.

About Red Truck Entertainment

Red Truck Entertainment, Incorporated is an entertainment company with holdings in the music, music video and film industries. Company assets include interest in Red Truck Filmworks, Miramonte Records, Americana Records, American Jazz Records, Sunbird Nashville, Mirage Records and Cayenne Publishing. Red Truck Entertainment is headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona.

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