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The following press release might interest you regarding the ending of
the film RONIN.



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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

VERSADISC OBTAINS ALTERNATE ENDING TO RONIN FOR FEBRUARY ISSUE
Industry's Leading DVD Promoter Adds to Growing Base of Entertainment
Content

LOS ANGELES, CALIF. (February 2, 1999) - Versatile Media One (VM1) has
obtained from Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc. (NYSE:MGM) the alternate ending to
the
hit film Ronin starring Robert De Niro, Jean Reno and Jonathan Price.  The
one-minute, 45-second clip will appear on the next issue of VM1's popular
VersaDisc promotional DVD, due out in late February.

"Bringing this sort of unique entertainment content to DVD consumers is
precisely what VersaDisc's commitment to the DVD industry is all about,"
said
Giovanni D'Andrea, president of Versatile Media One. "We are excited about
raising the visibility of the release of Ronin on DVD by promoting this
historical ending of the film to our subscribers.  We think everyone who
saw
Ronin in theaters will appreciate the opportunity to own a free copy of
the
alternate ending to the film on VersaDisc."

VersaDisc is the most widely distributed consumer DVD promotional disc
and is
available through several bundling agreements and mailed directly to
subscribers who register for free at http://www.DVD4U.com.  The first DVD
of
its kind, VersaDisc provides consumers with a free full-length feature
film on
one side of each issue and news, reviews, game demos, music videos and
more on
the DVD-ROM side of the disc. Featuring the broadcast quality, storage
capacity and interactivity of DVD with real-time interaction by linking
users
of the disc directly to the Web, VersaDisc keeps consumers informed about
the
very latest entertainment content available on DVD.

MGM will release its DVD version of Ronin on February 23 and an online
event
surrounding the film will be held on March 14 at http://www.mgm.com.

Versatile Media One is a privately held corporation based in Altadena,
California.  In addition to publishing VersaDisc, VM1 is a comprehensive
DVD
studio, providing DVD authoring, encoding and graphic production. For more
information about VM1 and a free subscription to VersaDisc, visit
http://www.DVD4U.com, call (626) 296-6360 or email
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InterActive Agency
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Christianna Billman
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