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        15 July 2010

Spartacus Cast To Attend 'From Dusk 'Til Con' 2010 Comic-Con Party

The following press release was issued today from Multiplied Media to announces 'From Dusk 'Til Con' 2010 Comic-Con Party. It appears that the Wrath of Con party has had a name change to From Dusk 'Til Con (maybe a play on one of Starz/Encore movie promotions currently underway (see Starz Press release)

Multiplied Media to Bring Red Carpet Event to San Diego's Stingaree Nightclub Partners Include Starz' 'Spartacus: Blood and Sand' and AMC Theatres(R) Film Fanatics Award Recognizing Stan Lee and Edgar Wright

CALGARY, ALBERTA AND LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA AND KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI, Jul 14, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Multiplied Media Corporation /quotes/comstock/11v!e:mmc (CA:MMC 0.12, +0.02, +15.00%) , a leading provider of mobile local search services and makers of the Poynt local search app for BlackBerry and iPhone, is teaming up with Anchor Bay Entertainment and Starz' original television series Spartacus: Blood and Sand, as well as AMC Theatres to announce the must-attend Comic-Con 2010 red carpet event, From Dusk 'til Con. This star-studded party will be held at the Stingaree Nightclub located in the heart of San Diego's Gaslamp Quarter on Friday, July 23rd. As with similar parties in years past, From Dusk 'til Con promises to be the hottest ticket among events scheduled outside the convention center in San Diego.

Spartacus: Blood and Sand cast, including Andy Whitfield (Spartacus), Lucy Lawless (Lucretia), John Hannah (Batiatus) and Viva Bianca (Ilythia) will attend the event as well as executive producer and series creator Steven S. DeKnight. Spartacus: Blood and Sand was a breakout hit series on Starz when it aired earlier this year. Anchor Bay Entertainment, Starz' home entertainment company, is set to release the Spartacus: Blood and Sand Blu-Ray(TM) and DVD on September 21, 2010.

"Comic-Con is where Spartacus: Blood and Sand got its initial launch last year and it remains a crucially important event for the series' avid fan base," said Kevin J. Carney, Director of Marketing at Anchor Bay Entertainment. "Being part of the From Dusk 'til Con party adds value and more importantly fun, to our time spent at the conference. The party is going to be a big highlight for the cast and should help get the word out about the exciting expansion of our Spartacus franchise."

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Reporting by MaryD and Barbara Davies