Reliance BIG Pictures to release SKYLINE on 12th November 2010

1st November, 2010: SKYLINE the first Hollywood film under the alliance of Reliance BIG Pictures and IM Global will release on 12th November. The association between the two companies which was formed earlier this year will see its very first major film- SKYLINE, have a day and date release in US, UK and India.

In India the film will be released by Reliance BIG Pictures simultaneously in English, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu languages to maximize its reach in the domestic market.

SKYLINE is a science fiction thriller film directed & produced by Colin and Greg Strause collectively known as the Brothers Strause (Alien vs. Predator: Requiem), whose company Hydraulx has provided visual effects for some of the biggest Hollywood Blockbusters like Avatar, Iron Man 2, 2012, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, 300, The Day After Tomorrow and X-Men Origins: Wolverine amongst many others. Having worked on visual effects of almost 70 films Strauses movie SKYLINE boasts of the most stunning VFX shots guaranteed to create an exciting movie going experience.

The film stars Donald Faison, Eric Balfour, David Zayas, Scottie Thompson and Brittany Daniel.

SKYLINE is about a group of friends who after a night of partying, are distracted when beams of light awakes everyone in Los Angeles, that then attract every person like a moth to a flame. As the night progresses, they soon discover that once exposed to the light they vanish into thin air, as well as extraterrestrial forces that later threaten to swallow the entire human race.

SKYLINE is written by first-time screenwriters Joshua Cordes & Liam Odonnell and produced by Kristian James Andresen and Liam ODonnell. The executive producers are Ryan Kavanaugh (Catfish), Brett Ratner (21), Tucker Tooley (Dear John), Brian Tyler (upcoming Columbus Circle) and Brian Kavanaugh-Jones (upcoming Insidious).

About Reliance Big Entertainment:

Reliance BIG Entertainment Ltd. (RBEL) is the flagship media and entertainment arm of India’s Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group, with a significant presence in film entertainment (film production, distribution, and exhibition), broadcasting and new media ventures.

RBEL’s motion picture brand, Reliance BIG Pictures ( has built a impressive film production slate in Hindi, English & other Indian languages, which it markets and distributes worldwide. Following Reliance BIG Pictures association with IM Global, the company now benefits from an international sales team with an excellent reputation and global presence dedicated to selling its Bollywood and regional language slate.

In Hollywood, Reliance BIG Pictures has partnered with Steven Spielberg and Stacey Snider on the formation of DreamWorks Studios and has development deals with Nicolas Cage’s Saturn Films, Jim Carrey’s JC 23 Entertainment, George Clooney’s Smokehouse Productions, Chris Columbus’ 1492 Pictures, Tom Hanks Playtone Productions, Brad Pitt’s Plan B Entertainment, Jay Roach’s Everyman Pictures, Brett Ratners Rat Entertainment, Julia Roberts Red Om Films and Brian Gazer and Ron Howards’ Imagine Entertainment. RBELs group company, Reliance MediaWorks Limited ( is India’s largest film processing, exhibition and entertainment services company. It operates BIG Cinemas, India’s largest cinema chain with over 525 screens spread across India, US, Malaysia, Nepal and Netherlands. Reliance MediaWorks has a dominant and comprehensive presence in Film Services: Motion Picture Processing and DI; Visual Effects; Film Restoration and Image Enhancement; Animation; 2D to 3D Conversion; Digital Mastering: Studios and Equipment rentals with presence across at US, UK, Japan and India. Reliance MediaWorks television venture, BIG Synergy, is among the top players in the television programming industry.

The Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group ( is amongst India’s top 3 business houses and has interests in telecommunications, energy, financial services, infrastructure and media and entertainment.

About IM Global:

IM Global was founded in March 2007 by former Miramax International head Ford. The company quickly established itself as one of the leading sales agents in the international community handling a wide variety of mainstream commercial, arthouse and genre fare. The company enjoyed an outstanding 2009 the highlights of which were supernatural blockbuster Paranormal Activity by Oren Peli and Tom Fords critically acclaimed A Single Man.

Media Contacts:

Rohini Bhandari
Reliance BIG Pictures
M: 9323290523

Arati / Mohit
Perception Managers
022 26784640 /41 /42 /43

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