Legend of Seven Monks

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PRESS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

October 23, 2007

Two of The Biggest Names in Japanese Martial Arts Appear Together on Screen For The First Time:

Yasuaki Kurata and J.J. Sonny Chiba

LEGEND OF SEVEN MONKS

Available November 13, 2007

Woodland Hills, CA Martial-arts fans unite! For the first time ever on screen, two legendary martial-arts heroes battle it out! Westlake is proud to debut Legend of Seven Monks available on DVD November 13, 2007. Over the years, action film stars Yasuaki Kurata, who has appeared in more than 60 Japanese martial arts films, and J.J. Sonny Chiba, who has starred in hit films including Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift, and Kill Bill Volumes 1 & 2 have built up a friendship and rivalry, but they have never appeared on screen together. Now, in the tradition of Japanese honor each man must fight to survive or live life as a loser! Legend of Seven Monks is priced at $19.98, and is in Japanese with English subtitles. The film is directed by Kenji Tanigaki. It tells the story of two monks who must defend their home. Kikyo Temple is said to have been home of warriors engaged in countless battles who became known as the “Seven Blue Dragons.” For 1400 years, guardians have watched over and defeated the evil spirits located in the mountains. Now only two survivors of the ongoing conflict remain, the monks Santoku and Genryu. Can they really save Santoku and accomplish the Demon Seal Ritual? What destiny awaits them?

Westlake Entertainment is a fully integrated, independent entertainment distribution company owned by industry veterans Larry Cohen and Luke Stefanko. Primarily engaged in licensing and distributing feature films and television programs, Westlake specializes in bringing new release content to retail. Westlake serves as a distributor for the following theatrical labels: Cineville Films, Lonely Seal Releasing and Rigel Entertainment. For more information regarding Westlake Entertainment’s product, visit www.westlakeent.com.# # #

LEGEND OF SEVEN MONKS

Street Date: November 13, 2007

Prebook: October 9, 2007

Item Number: WLV3525

UPC: 798622352521

SRP: $19.98

Rating: Not Rated

Running Time: Approximately 92 Minutes

Genre: Action/Asian Martial Arts

Format: Full Frame

Language Japanese with English Subtitles

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