Deadline Hollywood Exclusive: ‘Terminator,’ ‘Basic Instinct’ Producer Piecing Together ‘Audition’ Remake

BOCA RATON, FL, United States, via ETELIGIS INC., 01/28/2015 – – Carolco Pictures, Inc. (OTCQB: CRCO), announced today that Carolco Pictures’ Chief Development Executive, Mario Kassar, was the subject of a Deadline Hollywood, story exclusive entitled: ‘Terminator,’ ‘Basic Instinct’ Producer Piecing Together ‘Audition’ Remake. The story goes on to say (paraphrased) "exec producer Mario Kassar is assembling an English-language adaptation of Audition, the infamous 1997 novel by Japanese author Ryu Murakami and the new Kassar-produced version is based on the original Murakami novel and will transplant the story to an American setting". Deadline Hollywood (, has become the authoritative source for breaking news in the entertainment industry and is regularly included on lists of top entertainment websites. The story can be found at

Mario Kassar, a Carolco Pictures original founder, was recently named Chief Development Executive at Carolco pursuant to the meeting of a multi-million dollar contractual condition precedent to fund his newest film project "Audition", a psychological horror-drama. "Audition" would be the second production to carry the new Carolco label. To date, has released 36 motion pictures, of which 16 have been nominated for Academy Awards. Kassar served as Executive Producer of such hits as the Rambo films, Terminator 2: Judgement Day, Basic Instinct, Total Recall, Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines, Cliffhanger and Stargate, among others. In total, his films as producer and executive producer have grossed more than $3 billion (today’s value) in worldwide theatrical box office. For more information see Mario Kassar,

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Kimberly Mulloy

Public Relations


(561) 826-9307

SOURCE: Carolco Pictures, Inc.

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