West Hollywood, CA (PRWEB) February 9, 2006
Kindred Media Group announced today it has launched the website designed to promote “Game 6”, starring Michael Keaton and Robert Downey Jr. Written by novelist, Don DeLillo, and directed by Michael Hoffman (“The Emporer’s Club”, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”, “Restoration”), the film debuted at the 2005 Sundance Film Festival.
The site, located at http://www.game6film.com is designed to appeal to the varying sides of the characters in the film, including theater, novelists, and baseball fans. The site also hosts a “Where Were You?” contest which will be supported by additional marketing in the top ten markets prior to the films release. Users of the site can submit the story of where they were on the night of Game 6 on October 25, 1996 for a chance to win tickets for two to the Premiere of the film and mingle with the stars at the after party in New York on March 9, 2006.
People who submit their stories on the website will be included in a special thank you section on the DVD when it is released, and selected submissions will also appear on this website and on the DVD in its entirety.
The film is set to open in New York and Boston on March 10, 2006, and then expand to an additional 20 markets the following week.
On the eve of the opening of his latest play, and also the night of the fateful game six of the 1996 World Series in which his beloved Red Sox play the Mets, Keaton’s character a successful playwright named Nicky Rogan is fixated on failure, and the Red Sox are his chosen form of suffering. Rogan is terrified of the feared critic Steven Schwimmer (Robert Downey Jr.), and hatches a plot to kill him. If this wasn't enough, Rogan's lead actor (Harris Yulin) has a mysterious parasite in his brain that is causing him to forget lines.
The film has received critical praise for its clever story and compelling acting performances, and has appeared at the Sundance Film Festival, the Provincetown International Film Festival, and the Nantucket Film Festival.
Jeffrey D. Erb, President of Kindred Media Group said, “There is such passion from baseball fans around that single night and that single game, that to be able to bring people’s stories to a wide audience is exciting.”
About Kindred Media Group:
Founded in 2004, with offices in West Hollywood and Pennsylvania, Kindred Media Group is a boutique film distribution company that enables film makers to reach a wide audience both domestically and internationally. Kindred's focus extends to films that are both large studio productions as well as small independent productions, the key ingredient being quality. The company distributes all genres of film, large or specialized releases, with broad or niche audiences, theatrically, through home video, and television programming.
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