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Official Theatrical Trailer Unveiled for ‘Snake & Mongoo$e’

Independent drag racing film’s official poster and revamped website also revealed

Los Angeles (July 17, 2013) – Independent film studio Entertainment Universe today unveiled the official theatrical trailer for “Snake & Mongoo$e,” a film chronicling drag racing’s coming of age through a historic rivalry. Entertainment Universe also revealed the film’s official poster today. The trailer can be viewed and downloaded by clicking here. The poster can be viewed and downloaded by clicking here. The film’s new and enhanced website, http://www.snakeandmongoosemovie.com, also launched today.

Set in the heyday of drag racing and based on a true story, “Snake & Mongoo$e” uncovers for the first time on the big screen the compelling rivalry and breakthrough sports marketing accomplishments of Don “The Snake” Prudhomme (played by Jesse Williams) and Tom “The Mongoo$e” McEwen (Richard Blake), including a Hot Wheels partnership that proved game-changing for all parties.

“We are embarking on the next part of the exciting journey of bringing this amazing story to life,” said Robin Broidy, Chair of Entertainment Universe and “Snake & Mongoo$e” producer. “We are excited to share the new poster, trailer and revised website with those who knew and loved these great legends of drag racing when they were kids playing with their Snake and Mongoo$e Hot Wheels toys and with the next generation who will definitely be inspired by them to go after their own dreams.”

“Snake & Mongoo$e” hits select theaters nationwide on Friday, Sept. 6. Directed by Wayne Holloway, the film also features Ashley Hinshaw, Kim Shaw, Maxwell Perry Cotton, Fred Dryer, John Heard, Julie Mond, Leonardo Nam, Ian Ziering, Tim Blake Nelson, and Noah Wyle. The film was produced in association with Rhino Films and the National Hot Rod Association.

About Entertainment Universe

Robin Broidy formed Entertainment Universe in 2011 to develop, produce, and finance motion pictures and television programming. The company developed 2012 action/thriller “Mayhem” among several other feature projects. Broidy is a longtime entertainment industry attorney and businesswoman who has held positions such as Senior Vice President of International Home Video and Vice President, Business and Legal Affairs/Acquisitions for Twentieth Century Fox.

About Rhino Films

Rhino Films is an independent film company that originated as a division of the iconoclastic record label, Rhino Records. The company was founded and is headed by producer Stephen Nemeth, who has produced more than 20 films, 2012 Sundance Audience Award-winning “The Surrogate,” starring Academy Award winner Helen Hunt and Academy Award nominee John Hawkes, “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas,” “Why Do Fools Fall in Love,” “Dogtown and Z Boys,” “What We Do Is Secret,” “Radio Free Albemuth,” and “You And I.” Nemeth also has extensive experience producing documentaries, including the Academy Award-nominated “War/Dance” and “Fuel,” which won the Audience Award at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival, among others.

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