VANCOUVER, British Columbia, November 14, 2012 - Network Entertainment Inc. ("Network"), a subsidiary of Network Media Group Inc (TSX-V:NTE.V - News), is pleased to announce a partnership with Authentic Brands Group, LLC ("ABG") to produce a Marilyn Monroe documentary feature that will focus on how the legendary actress became one of the world's most famous style icons. The film will explore how Marilyn's timeless beauty has inspired today's fashion leaders, from famous celebrities to top designers. This new documentary follows Network's most recent award-winning films on the lives of international superstars Muhammad Ali and Bruce Lee.
"Marilyn Monroe was an unforgettable movie star, legendary sex symbol and cultural icon", says Derik Murray, Network's founder and producer of the film, "we want to showcase her fascinating legacy and societal impact. We are thrilled to be working with Authentic Brands Group to bring a fresh perspective to one of the things Marilyn loved most - fashion."
ABG's Chief Marketing Officer Nick Woodhouse adds, "Marilyn was one of the most inspiring trendsetters of her time, the fact that she is now more relevant than ever demonstrates her timeless appeal. We are very pleased to be working with Network on this legacy documentary, our goal is to give the world a unique and entertaining insight into one of the most remarkable women of the 20th century."
About Authentic Brands Group LLC Authentic Brands Group, in partnership with Leonard Green & Partners, is an intellectual property corporation with a mandate to acquire, manage and build long-term value in prominent consumer brands. Headquartered in New York ABG's mission is to acquire and manage iconic consumer brands in apparel, sporting goods, action sports, home, celebrity, entertainment and consumer electronics and enhance brand equity through best- in-class brand licensee and direct-to-retail partnerships. The brands ABG owns include Marilyn Monroe(R), Prince(R), Ektelon(R), Viking(R), TapouT(R), Sportcraft(R), Silver Star Casting Company(R), Iron Star(R), Hitman Fight Gear(R) and Sinister Brand(R). ?www.authenticbrandsgroup.com
About Network Entertainment Inc. Network Entertainment Inc., founded in 1999 and headquartered in Vancouver, BC, is the operating subsidiary of Network Media Group Inc. It is an established television and film production company with an award-winning international reputation. Network's programming has been showcased at marquee film festivals and by broadcasters throughout North America including ABC, ESPN, ESPN Classic, CBC, CTV, Global Television, Headline Sports, The Biography Channel, The History Channel, OLN, Spike, TSN and Versus.
Network's past projects and current productions can be viewed at www.networkentertainment.ca
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"Derik A. Murray"
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