Beverly Hills, California – 28 January 2014
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
UniversalTalent International (“UTI”), the Beverly Hills, California global Talent and Management Agency, announced today it had begun pre-production of its first feature film, entitled “The Fifth Victim”, to be directed by COREY GRANT (“Dysfunctional Friends”, “Bigfoot: The Lost Coast Tapes”) with a screenplay by JACOB REYNOLDS and THOMAS D. ROTENBERG. The horror-thriller set in Hollywood focuses on the dark side of the music industry, with pop divas in peril as a homicidal kidnapper goes on a rampage. DARYL HANNAH and MICHAEL MADSEN are set for the feature co-production with CINEMATIK FILMS, LLC. The production is slated to begin principal photography in September, 2014 in Hollywood, California.
“We are very excited at UniversalTalent to be launching our very first feature film under our new division UniversalTalent International Pictures,” stated CEO and Founder Gary Brant. “We have a wonderful script and it will become a great movie in the hands of veteran horror director Corey Grant. UniversalTalent’s vision has always been to develop its own movie studio, and today’s announcement is another step forward for us in our future plans,” Brant continued.
“UniversalTalent International is starting out the new year with an ambitious and exciting feature film project, staying to our charted course of becoming the first talent management agency in Hollywood to become a full-fledged movie studio,” stated CEO Gary Brant. “Our plan has always been to develop our own movie productions, bringing together all of our acting, directing, screenwriting and producing talent under one roof,” Brant continued, “UTI’s long term strategy is to develop and manage talent. Now we are taking the next, evolutionary giant step in producing our first feature film with a great script, director and actors in the heart of the international film industry right here in Hollywood”.