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Paramount Pictures and Relativity Media Offer 'The Fighter' on iTunes for SAG Voters

Jan 14, 2011 (03:01 PM EST)
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HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Jan. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Paramount Pictures and Relativity Media will offer THE FIGHTER for awards consideration to Screen Actors Guild (SAG) eligible voting members on iTunes. Beginning Friday, January 14th, THE FIGHTER can be downloaded in HD from iTunes for viewing on an iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, Mac or PC, or on an HDTV with Apple TV. The film will be available to members from January 14th through 28th during the SAG awards consideration window.

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"The recognition THE FIGHTER has received has been tremendous and this opportunity to provide an exciting digital means for SAG members to see the film is something that we are extremely pleased to be able to offer with the help of both iTunes and SAG," said Rob Moore, Vice Chairman Paramount Pictures.

SAG Awards® nominations for THE FIGHTER include: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture, THE FIGHTER; Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role, Christian Bale – THE FIGHTER; Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role, Amy Adams – THE FIGHTER; and Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role, Melissa Leo – THE FIGHTER.

Screen Actors Guild members can obtain information on receiving their redemption codes at http://www.paramountguilds.com/sag

ABOUT PARAMOUNT PICTURES CORPORATION

Paramount Pictures Corporation (PPC), a global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment, is a unit of Viacom (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), a leading content company with prominent and respected film, television and digital entertainment brands.  The company's labels include Paramount Pictures, Paramount Vantage, Paramount Classics, Insurge Pictures, MTV Films, and Nickelodeon Movies. PPC operations also include Paramount Digital Entertainment, Paramount Famous Productions, Paramount Home Entertainment, Paramount Pictures International, Paramount Licensing Inc., Paramount Studio Group, and Worldwide Television Distribution.

ABOUT RELATIVITY MEDIA, LLC

Relativity Media, LLC is a media and entertainment company that focuses on creating, financing and distributing entertainment content and intellectual property across multiple platforms, as well as making strategic partnerships with, and opportunistic investments in, media and entertainment-related companies and assets. Relativity owns and operates Rogue, a company that specializes in the production and distribution of films targeted to the 13-25 year old audience. Building upon its foundation of financing and producing films, Relativity has grown to include music, sports and television divisions and the next-generation social network iamrogue.com.  Relativity also owns and operates RelativityREAL, Relativity's television arm, which has become one of the leading suppliers of reality television with more than 20 shows in episodic or pilot.  

To date, Relativity has committed to, produced and/or financed more than 200 studio-quality motion pictures through 2014.  Released films have accumulated more than $15.0 billion in worldwide box office revenue.  Relativity's recent films include Salt, Despicable Me, Grown Ups, Charlie St. Cloud, Dear John, It's Complicated, Zombieland, Couples Retreat, Get Him to the Greek, Robin Hood, and, most recently, The Fighter, Little Fockers, Season of the Witch and The Social Network. Upcoming films for Relativity include James Cameron's Sanctum in 3D, Limitless, Take Me Home Tonight, Immortals, Battle: Los Angeles and Cowboys & Aliens.  33 of the company's films have opened at No. 1 at the box office.  Relativity films have earned 43 Oscar® nominations, including nods for Nine, A Serious Man, Frost/Nixon, Atonement, American Gangster and 3:10 to Yuma.  53 of Relativity's films have each generated more than $100 million in worldwide box-office receipts.

SOURCE Paramount Pictures Corporation