NASHVILLE, Tenn., Nov. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Hollywall Entertainment, Inc. (OTC Pink: HWAL) announces current activities toward building and expanding its operations.
On August 3, 2016 Hollywall Entertainment, Inc. (Hollywall) signed an Asset Purchase Agreement with ASG Entertainment, Inc., creating a new film and television studio division, Aspire Hollywall (Aspire).
Aspire is the faith, family and values-driven media content division of Hollywall. Aspire co-produced the socially responsible entertainment film entitled "Caged No More," http://www.cagednomoremovie.com, which opened in theaters earlier this year. In addition to recently completing production on its new feature film, "BorderCross," www.bordercrossmovie.com, Aspire continues to develop numerous film and television shows including "Night and Day," "Treasure Within" and "Legends and Lyrics," http://legendsandlyrics.com.
Hollywall is currently processing various licensing agreements from its HW Music Vault for numerous upcoming film and television projects, including a "BorderCross" soundtrack with music performances by: Elvis Presley, Emmy Lou Harris, Ricky Skaggs, George Jones, Buddy Holly, Linda Ronstadt, Mickey Gilley, Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Roy Orbison and Tammy Wynette.
Aspire, in conjunction with Walker Cable Productions, is completing post-production for its new feature film, BorderCross, for a planned-for first quarter 2017 theatrical release. The movie features film stars Lorenzo Lamas, Danny Trejo, Elisha Kriis, Brian Goff, and Connor Pryce.
BorderCross brings awareness to the dangers of human trafficking…an ex-contender…an opportunity…and a kidnapping. BorderCross is based on Danny "Boy" Jackson, retired, the most popular light heavyweight to never win the title is offered an "exhibition" fight against the brash current champion. The fight will raise money for "La Oportunidad" a non-profit organization dedicated to helping Hispanic immigrants. Divorced, demoralized, desperate and far past his glory days, Danny accepts the bout, solely for the twenty thousand dollars training per diem. Though he is to be housed in luxury at the Hilton, Danny checks into a seedy motel on the outskirts of Gomez, Texas with his fourteen-year-old son. He knows that although the bout is billed as an exhibition, bookies in Vegas are taking odds on a knockout, and he wants to "fly under the radar", avoiding potential foul play before the bout. But after leaving the room for three minutes to buy a calling card at the leasing office, he comes back to an empty room...His son, Jamie is gone. And so, begins a frantic search, and it is quickly revealed that Jamie, has been taken by human traffickers and Danny has only hours to unravel the mystery of his whereabouts and rescue him before he is gone forever. The ex-contender will need all his fighting skills as he closes in on the criminal network that kidnapped his boy and he quickly finds that the perpetrators are much closer than he thinks.
A hard driving, action packed film stressing the importance of faith and family, BorderCross will make you want to hug your child a little tighter and keep a little closer eye the next time you leave the room.
Hollywall President, Robert Maerz states, "BorderCross is a great action film and story with a star-studded cast, that will entertain and educate of the perils of human trafficking, as well as convey a faith and values message. We are thrilled about working with Darnell Sutton and the entire Hollywall team whose knowledge, experience and marketing capabilities will enhance the much-anticipated success of the film."
Aspire Studios will be re-releasing the high quality, hit episodic television series Legends & Lyrics, featuring well known artists and songwriters performing their top hit songs and telling the unheard stories… behind the music!
Each episode presents songwriters like Gordon Kennedy who co-wrote "I Can Change the World," recorded by Eric Clapton (and was the 1997 Grammy Song of the Year!). Gordon tells the story how he and his co-writers had given up on the song as unrecordable. Later they were surprised to find out Clapton had picked it up and even more surprised when it received Grammy honors. Kris Kristofferson flew helicopters out to Gulf of Mexico oil rigs to supplement his income while trying to make it as a songwriter in Nashville. These inside stories (and many more) accompany the performances of each of the top hit songwriters on the Legends & Lyrics shows. The episodes are popular, compelling and completely filmed and ready to air with the above artists, plus Kenny Loggins, Charlie Daniels, Richard Marxx and many more.
Additionally, Hollywall is preparing to release from the HW Music Vault multiple music compilations, to include Classic Soul, Classic R&B, and Classic Jazz, which will pay tribute to some of the greatest Music Legends and Composers of our time, including: Ray Charles, James Brown, Ella Fitzgerald, John Lee Hooker, Barry White, Nat King Cole, Percy Sledge, Al Wilson, Aretha Franklin, Dee Clark, Betty Everette, Marvin Gaye, Mary Wells, Fats Domino, Tina Turner, Maurice Williams, Jerry Butler, Little Richard, Brook Benton, Jimmy Reed, Cab Calloway, Etta James, Dinah Washington, Count Basie, Billie Holiday, and The Platters.
About Hollywall Entertainment, Inc.
Hollywall Entertainment, Inc. is a multifaceted media and entertainment company engaged in maximizing rights to its music, film, television, home videos and software game libraries. The company is developing a digital distribution and verification system to improve customer delivery, quality control and revenues for artists, writers, content developers, copyright owners and shareholders. Hollywall owns exclusive and non-exclusive rights to market, manufacture and distribute over 17,500 songs from Music Recording Masters. Hollywall's recorded music master rights consist of all the "Proprietary Rights," as outlined in its original contracts on file. The master recordings contain performances by such legends as Ray Charles, Ella Fitzgerald, The Jackson 5, Frank Sinatra, Dolly Parton, Elvis Presley, Tony Bennett, The Bee Gees, Chicago, Platters, George Gershwin, Marvin Gaye, James Brown, The Who, Janis Joplin, Rolling Stones, Nat King Cole, John Lee Hooker, Willie Nelson, Rod Stewart, Hall and Oates, James Taylor, Etta James, Aretha Franklin and other multiple platinum selling acts. The music master recordings include songs that have never been released in addition to songs that have been released by other record companies which hold similar licensing rights to market the songs.
This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the "Exchange Act"), and as such, may involve risks and uncertainties. These forward-looking statements relate to, amongst other things, current expectation of the business environment in which the company operates, potential future performance, projections of future performance and the perceived opportunities in the market. The company's actual performance, results and achievements may differ materially from the expressed or implied in such forward-looking statements as a result of a wide range of factors.
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