Network Entertainment Announces Evel Knievel Legacy Documentary - KTUL.com - Tulsa, Oklahoma - News, Weather & Sports

Network Entertainment Announces Evel Knievel Legacy Documentary

Posted: Updated:

Vancouver, British Columbia / ACCESSWIRE / March 06, 2014 / Network Media Group Inc. (TSX-V: NTE) (the Company“), is pleased to announce an agreement with Kelly Knievel and K&K Promotions for the production of a feature documentary on the life and legacy of one of the biggest personalities to ever burst into the American consciousness, the legendary Evel Knievel. The film is the latest proud instalment of Network’s series of high profile legacy documentaries on the lives of the world’s most renowned figures, following the company’s Academy Award shortlisted Muhammad Ali film “Facing Ali”, as well as “I Am Bruce Lee” and an upcoming documentary on famed Hollywood icon Steve McQueen.

“We are excited to produce a film that will be distributed around the world to a legion of Evel Knievel fans,” states Derik Murray, Network CEO and producer of the film, “With our cameras rolling over the last few weeks, it is clear that our production will showcase a unique and never before seen dimension of this complex giant of a man and international legend.”

“This is the first documentary about Evel Knievel that his family has participated in,” says Kelly Knievel, President of K&K Promotions, “There was a reason my dad so captured the imagination of the world. This film captures the man’s character, determination, successes and failures.”

“Evel Knievel created the concept of the modern day daredevil, then lived out the American dream as its king,” adds Paul Gertz, Network President and the film’s Executive Producer, “We’re honored to have the opportunity to tell the story of one of those rare trailblazers who truly defined an entire genre of entertainment.”

About K&K Promotions

Based in Las Vegas, Nevada, K&K Promotions is the owner of the Evel Knievel brand, and manages the licensing and merchandising of Evel Knievel worldwide.

About Network Entertainment

Network Entertainment Inc. is an established television and film production company with an award-winning international reputation. Network’s recent productions include the Academy Award shortlisted feature documentary “Facing Ali”, the feature documentary “I Am Bruce Lee”, which set all time ratings records for Viacom, and “Stanley’s Game Seven”, the company’s first 3D film. Network’s programming has been showcased at marquee film festivals and by broadcasters throughout North America.

Network’s past projects and current productions can be viewed at www.networkentertainment.ca

For further information concerning this press release, please email info@networkentertainment.ca

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF

NETWORK MEDIA GROUP INC.

Derik A. Murray

Derik A. Murray

Chief Executive Officer and Director

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Except for historical information contained herein, this news release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. Actual results may differ materially. Except as required pursuant to applicable securities laws, the Company will not update these forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof. More detailed information about potential factors that could affect financial results is included in the documents filed from time to time with the Canadian securities regulatory authorities by the Company.

NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO U.S. NEWSWIRE SERVICES

OR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES

ReleaseID: 412762

  • NewsMore>>

  • Owasso Is Working On A Dog Park

    Owasso Is Working On A Dog Park

    People in the suburbs are tired of hauling their dogs to Tulsa, to use the big city dog parks.So open spaces for pets are becoming quite popular.After 8 years of talking Owasso is making progress on a park, that was stalled by the lean times of the recession.Chris Waters is an Owasso resident who's backed the idea from the start.He says the concept finally seems to be coming together with city funding and property that belongs to the school district."There's a good probability we'll have land...More >>
    People in the suburbs are tired of hauling their dogs to Tulsa, to use the big city dog parks.So open spaces for pets are becoming quite popular.After 8 years of talking Owasso is making progress on a park, that was stalled by the lean times of the recession.Chris Waters is an Owasso resident who's backed the idea from the start.He says the concept finally seems to be coming together with city funding and property that belongs to the school district."There's a good probability we'll have land...More >>
  • Tax-Free Weekend

    Tax-Free Weekend

    Starting at midnight, shoppers will be able to enjoy a tax-free weekend,Clothes and shoes up to $100 qualify to be tax-free, just in time for back-to-school.Many stores will be offering other specials on top of the tax deals.More >>
    Starting at midnight, shoppers will be able to enjoy a tax-free weekend,Clothes and shoes up to $100 qualify to be tax-free, just in time for back-to-school.Many stores will be offering other specials on top of the tax deals.More >>
  • Tulsa Schools Struggle With Teacher Shortage, Turnover

    Tulsa Schools Struggle With Teacher Shortage, Turnover

    Tulsa Public Schools is dealing with a shortage of teachers and a high turnover rate at McLain High and Junior High Schools isn’t helping.More >>
    Tulsa Public Schools is dealing with a shortage of teachers and a high turnover rate at McLain High and Junior High Schools isn’t helping.More >>
Powered by WorldNow

P.O. Box 8 Tulsa, OK 74101-0008

Powered by WorldNow

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and KTUL. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.