“The Vow” – Produced by Paul Taublieb – #1 at US Box Office
FASTEST MotoGP Movie to be Distributed by Universal Pictures
Eddie Aikau Film, FMX Film and Other Update
“The Vow” the wide-release romantic drama, Produced by Paul Taublieb and Executive Produced by his wife, Susan Cooper, and starring Channing Tatum, Rachel McAdams and Jessica Lange, is the number one film at the US Box Office, having earned $41.7 million in its opening weekend.
Details Here: http://insidemovies.ew.com/2012/02/12/box-office-report-the-vow-safe-house/
Note that there will be a special benefit screening for the film, hosted by Kim and Krickett Carpenter, the real-life people who inspired the film, as well as Taublieb and Cooper, on Saturday night, Feb. 20th, in Camarillo, CA. For information contact TheEvent@tifhe.com. All proceeds go to the San Juan Medical Facility, where Krickett did her rehabilitation.
FASTEST MOTOGP MOVIE
The critically-acclaimed hit feature documentary, FASTEST, produced by Taublieb and MXi, has been acquired by Universal Pictures for international release in all non-North American markets. Also, US and Canada, mainstream retail and iTunes distribution will be handled by NY-based, New Video. Details on all soon. The film remains in theatrical release in many international territories and select US cities, and is available on DVD in the US and Canada at www.fastestthemovie.com
In Other MXi News:
– “Hawaiian: The Legend of Eddie Aikau,” the feature documentary about the late Hawaiian big wave surfer and lifeguard, being produced by MXi and Taublieb along with Stacy Peralta (“Dogtown and Z Boys,” “Riding Giants”), and directed by Sam George, is now in post production, and being edited by Academy Award-nominated editor, Josh Altman. Taublieb is also developing the story as a dramatic feature film.
– Production is set to commence on a feature documentary about freestyle moto-x, which Taublieb and MXi will be producing and co-directing with Jon Freeman of Fleshwound Films/”Crusty Demons of Dirt”
– MXi is in preparation for serving as X Games Sport Organizer for the 14th consecutive year of all Moto-X competions at the 2012 X Games being held in June, 2012 in Los Angeles, CA. For more information on the premier action sports event in the world go to www.espn.com/action