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Platinum Studios Licenses Kids Story Based on "Cowboys & Aliens" to Orbit Media Group as an Interactive E-Book

June 8, 2011 - LOS ANGELES, CA

"Cowboys & Aliens" producer Platinum Studios, Inc. (OTCBB: PDOS), an entertainment rights company that controls a library of more than 5,000 comic book characters, announced today that it granted interactive application rights for a special kid's story based on The New York Times bestselling graphic novel "Cowboys & Aliens" to Orbit Media Group for e-book distribution on the iPad, iPhone, Android phones and tablet PCs.

"Cowboys & Aliens: The Kids," the pre-war story of which is under tight wraps, will be released simultaneously in print and was created by Platinum Studios, Inc. Chairman and CEO Scott Mitchell Rosenberg, the creator of the original graphic novel and a producer on the upcoming feature film.

The feature film version of the original "Cowboys & Aliens" graphic novel, starring Daniel Craig and Harrison Ford, directed by Jon Favreau ("Iron Man 1 & 2"), executive produced by Steven Spielberg and produced by Brian Grazer, Ron Howard, Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci and Rosenberg will be released in North America on July 29, 2011 via DreamWorks and Universal Pictures with Paramount Pictures handling the international release of the picture.

With "Cowboys & Aliens: The Kids," Orbit Media Group adds interactive children's app books to its DNA. Orbit founder, Chris Adams, is an internationally recognized new media pioneer, entertainment executive and entrepreneur who helped Jeff Skoll build Participant Media serving as the company's Chief Vision Officer through its initial slate of films including "Syriana," "Good Night and Good Luck" and the Academy Award-winning "An Inconvenient Truth."

"Cowboys & Aliens" is just one of the properties Platinum Studios controls among a multi-universe library of over 5,000 comic characters. While other large comics-based libraries are already spoken for, Platinum Studios remains independent of major entertainment studio affiliation. Marvel was acquired by Disney for $4 Billion, and is the second major comic library to be acquired by a Hollywood studio after DC Comics, which is owned by Warner Bros.

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Randy Greenberg
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