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ROCK 'N ROLL LEGEND CARL PERKINS' MUCH ANTICIPATED STORY TO COME TO THE BIG SCREEN.

Fastlane Entertainment will produce a motion picture based on the life story of Rock 'n Roll's very own Carl Perkins. The legendary singer and songwriter of Blue Suede Shoes is considered one of the founding fathers of Rock 'n Roll.
 
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    /24-7PressRelease/ - HOLLYWOOD, CA, August 16, 2007 - Fastlane Entertainment, LLC announces that it has acquired the exclusive rights and will produce a motion picture based on the life story of Rock 'n Roll's very own Carl Perkins. Legendary singer and songwriter of Blue Suede Shoes, Matchbox, Everybody's Trying To Be My Baby and Honey Don't, Carl is considered one of the founding fathers of Rock 'n Roll along with his fellow Sun Records' musicians Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash and Jerry Lee Lewis.

Paul McCartney said it best, "If there were no Carl Perkins, there would be no Beatles." The Beatles were huge fans and demonstrated it by recording more Perkins' songs than any other influential artists. Nancy Jefferies of McCartney's company MPL, who controls the publishing to the Perkins' catalog commented, " Carl Perkins stood at the crossroads of music history. Through his remarkable creative output, he became one of the innovators who gave life to the cultural revolution of Rock 'n Roll." McCartney is lending support on the project alongside other notable musicians.

Carl's daughter and song writing partner Debbie "DJ" Perkins said, "We are thrilled to have Fastlane Entertainment onboard along with support from the many famous musicians who were influenced by my father's music. I wrote a screenplay with Rick Korn and Randy Moore, called "The Thinkin'Place," based on what my father told me a few days prior to his death. Our intention, with telling my dad's story, is to create a film that is not just another Rock and Roll biographical picture but rather a movie that the average person can relate to and walk out feeling good about his/her own life journey. My father used to call his music, 'feel good music', so it is only appropriate to make a 'feel good' movie in his honor."

Fastlane Producer Frank Miniaci said, "We are honored to have the Perkins family along with legendary musicians and longtime family friends working closely with us to achieve an authentic and powerful story and film which has yet to be told...the life and times of Carl Perkins." Producer Chesley Heymsfield adds, "Aside from being a well known and influential singer and songwriter, Carl has an amazing life story of tragedy and triumph that will translate very well into a compelling film."

Based in Santa Monica, California, Fastlane Entertainment, LLC is a full-service production and media company specializing in film, television and music content development. Company founder Frank Miniaci and partner Billy Burke are teaming with producer Chesley Heymsfield to produce the Carl Perkins' Story. Fastlane's legal counsel is Beverly Hills based Bezdek Law.

For additional information log on to www.myspace.com/thecarlperkinsstory.



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