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Platinum Studios, Inc.

September 20, 2010 09:00 ET

Syfy Orders Script Development of "Metadocs" Drama Based on Platinum Studios' Comic Book Series

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - September 20, 2010) - Syfy is developing the drama script "Metadocs," with co-producing partners Universal Cable Productions and FremantleMedia ("American Idol," "America's Got Talent"). The project will be produced by Landscape Films (Bob Cooper/"Three Inches") and Platinum Studios (OTCBB: PDOS) (Scott Mitchell Rosenberg/"Cowboys & Aliens"), and written by Michael Chernuchin ("Law & Order," "L&O: Criminal Intent"). 

Based on the Antarctic Press comic book series created by Joe Dunn and Rod Espinoza and controlled by Platinum Studios, "Metadocs" follows a team of specialists tasked with treating a small percentage of the world's population who have become 'afflicted' with extraordinary abilities -- how do you perform surgery on a man with unbreakable skin? The hypothetical becomes the actual as great powers now also come with great medical complications. "Metadocs" treats these patients when and where no other hospital can, using real world science and medicine.

"Metadocs" follows the recent partnership announcement between Syfy, Universal Cable Productions and FremantleMedia to co-produce the new series "Ball & Chain," currently in development. Also produced by Landscape Films, both projects are a result of the first look deal FremantleMedia share with Bob Cooper.

"Metadocs" is one title from Platinum Studios' multi-universe library. Platinum Studios' entertainment division is in production on "Cowboys & Aliens" with producers Steven Spielberg, Ron Howard and Brian Grazer and DreamWorks, Universal Pictures, Imagine Entertainment and Kurtzman/Orci (the writing team behind the "Transformers" and "Star Trek" franchises) and in the final stages of post-production on the independently financed feature, "Dylan Dog: Dead Of Night." Platinum is developing "Unique" with "Harry Potter" producer David Heyman at Walt Disney Pictures, "The Witchblade" with "Wanted" executive producer Marc Silvestri, Arclight Films and Top Cow Productions, Inc., "Nightfall" with "Saw" director James Wan, and a feature film project at Sony Pictures Animation. Platinum's Rosenberg would serve as a producer on all Platinum Studios film projects and an executive producer on all Platinum Studios TV projects.

About Platinum Studios, Inc.
Platinum Studios (OTCBB: PDOS) is an entertainment company that controls one of the largest international libraries of comic book characters from all over the world, which it adapts, produces and licenses for all forms of media including print, film, online, mobile / wireless, gaming, and merchandising. Platinum Studios -- Comics Fueling Media EVERYWHERE!

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About Universal Cable Productions
Universal Cable Productions creates quality content across multiple media platforms for USA, Syfy and other networks. A leader in innovative and critically acclaimed programming, UCP is the studio behind USA's "Royal Pains," "Law & Order: Criminal Intent," "Psych," "In Plain Sight," "Covert Affairs" and "Facing Kate," as well as Syfy's "Eureka," "Warehouse 13" and "Caprica." The studio also produced the long-running series "Monk" and "Battlestar Galactica." UCP is a division of NBC Universal.

About FremantleMedia North America
FremantleMedia North America (FMNA) is the U.S. production division of global media giant FremantleMedia. Based in Burbank, California, FMNA produces entertaining and innovative programs for network, cable, syndicated and online platforms, including the Emmy-nominated musical/reality phenomenon "American Idol" (FOX), "America's Got Talent" (NBC), "What Chilli Wants" (VH1), "Kirstie Alley's BIG LIFE" (A&E), "Let's Make A Deal" (CBS), "Million Dollar Password" (CBS), "Family Feud" (syndicated) and the longest-running game show in television history, "The Price Is Right" (CBS). 

About Fremantle Media Enterprises and FremantleMedia
FremantleMedia Enterprises is the brand extension arm of FremantleMedia, offering a one-stop-shop for all Licensing, Distribution and Home Entertainment. It is a division of FremantleMedia, one of the largest international creators and producers of entertainment brands in the world with leading prime time drama, serial drama, entertainment and factual entertainment programming in over 40 countries worldwide. FremantleMedia is a subsidiary of RTL Group, Europe's largest television and radio broadcast company, which is 90% owned by Bertelsmann AG, an integrated media and entertainment company that commands leading positions in the world's media markets. For further information, visit http://www.fremantlemedia.com.

About Syfy
Syfy is a media destination for imagination-based entertainment. With year round acclaimed original series, events, blockbuster movies, classic science fiction and fantasy programming, a dynamic Web site (www.Syfy.com), and a portfolio of adjacent business (Syfy Ventures), Syfy is a passport to limitless possibilities. Originally launched in 1992 as SCI FI Channel, and currently in more than 96 million homes, Syfy is a network of NBC Universal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies. (Syfy. Imagine greater.)

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