For Immediate Release | Sun, Sushi & Saki: The Winner of Wicked's COUNTDOWN Contest Lands An Out-Of-This-World Prize!

Los Angeles, CA - (May 23, 2012) Canoga Park-based adult entertainment powerhouse Wicked Pictures is pleased to announce the successful conclusion of the Beyond the Countdown sweepstakes. The exciting writing competition gave fans the opportunity to pen a potential sequel to Countdown, director Brad Armstrong’s upcoming end-of-the-world blockbuster. The grand prize was claimed this weekend by a vivacious graduate student named Shannon, who joined Armstrong and Wicked Girl™ jessica drake at the base of Los Angeles' famed Griffith Observatory Sunday May 20th to view a magnitude 0.9439 solar eclipse. Following the solar event, drake and Armstrong took both their guest and members of the media to renowned Hollywood sushi and sashimi destination Katsuya for a fun-filled evening of traditional Japanese dining. For her part, Shannon was thrilled to spend the day with the acclaimed director. “I love Wicked. I honestly believe Brad Armstrong makes the best movies in the business.” The energetic twenty-something was equally elated to enjoy some quality time with the luminous Ms. drake. “Years ago, jessica was the first feature entertainer I ever saw! She's my all-time favorite adult performer.” In addition to a day with Brad and jessica, Shannon received a deluxe Wicked Pictures Blockbuster Pack containing such Armstrong / drake collaborations as Craving ll, The Rocki Whore Picture Show: A Hardcore Parody, Sexy and Speed, as well as other Wicked hits. She will, of course, also receive Countdown when the title streets in the weeks ahead. The photographs from Sunday's event below are courtesy of Glamor Girl magazine (www.glamorgirl.net). To learn more about Countdown, please visit www.wicked.com. About Countdown Several fringe astronomers have discovered Vesta, an asteroid the size of Arizona, which has fallen out of its orbit. Vesta is rocketing toward Earth at 200,000 mph with a scheduled impact date of 12/21/12. Scientists say it will create the equivalent of a 15.2 earthquake, and that life as we know it will end. Wicked Pictures and award-winning director Brad Armstrong are pleased to bring you Countdown. This touching, passionate film is a must see for those who enjoy great, story-based adult dramas. A brilliant cast gives the performances of their careers portraying a diverse cross section of ordinary people in extraordinary situations. The Mayan calendar ends on December 21, 2012 and the Countdown has begun…what will YOU do when the big bang comes? Starring jessica drake, Kaylani Lei, Alektra Blue, India Summer, Dana DeArmond, Misty Stone, Lezley Zen, Brad Armstrong, Randy Spears, Derrick Pierce, Jack Lawrence, Rocco Reed, Bill Bailey, Seth Gamble, Xander Corvus and Michael Vegas. Below left: Brad Armstrong and jessica drake. Below right: jessica and Shannon share a Solarama viewer. ###