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Samantha Scott, APR
Pushing the Envelope
(239) 221-2858

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FREE Premiere Event for Man of Steel at Bell Tower Shops with Behind-the-Scenes Marine Footage from the Making of the Movie and Fun for the Whole Family

FORT MYERS, Fla. – May 23, 2013 – The expected summer blockbuster, Man of Steel, has ties to Southwest Florida and everyone can enjoy it on Thursday, June 13th. Responsible for the water scenes in the movie, Marine Team International is locally led by the owners of Pure Naples, Captains Lance and Harry Julian (also father and son) and they are inviting everyone to take a peek into the making of the film. They will take center stage at Bell Tower Shops sharing behind-the-scenes footage and photos from the making the movie, stories from production and showcasing memorabilia from many of the other films they have been a part of, including Titanic, 007 Quantum of Solace, Hangover Part II, The Pacific, Survivor, K 19 – The Widow Maker, and The Beach to name a few.

Attendees are invited to visit Pure Steel from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. where they can get exclusive access to the premier of Man of Steel that evening at Regal Cinemas Bell Tower (max 250), enjoy superhero face painting, stilt walkers, comic books, and register for the many giveaways available that evening. Packages include free tickets to the movie (40 tickets total to be given away), local hotel stays, adventure packages from Pure Naples include rides on Jet Boat ODIN, sightseeing cruises, fishing and more!

Additionally, Bell Tower Shops merchant, Saks Fifth Avenue, is hosting a "Super Dad" essay contest, which attendees can enter during the event and a Saks brandy and cigar after-party. During their Father’s Day weekend celebration, (June 13 – 16 only) Saks will give 5% of their proceeds to St. Jude's Children's Hospital.

Excited about the premier of Man of Steel and the Pure Steel event, sponsors include: Pure Naples, Bell Tower Shops, Regal Cinema at Bell Tower, Saks Fifth Avenue, Roberts Advertising, Pushing the Envelope, Inc., and Beasley Broadcasting.

Founded by Capt. Lance Julian and his son, Capt. Harry Julian, in 1994 Marine Team was established to provide professional marine consulting, project management and production services for commercial marine projects and for water related feature films, television programs, commercials, videos, documentaries, etc., worldwide. They moved the company’s headquarters from Hawaii to Naples, Florida in 2009 when they purchased Pure Naples.

Pure Naples summarizes five generations of maritime connections. The company owns and operates the legendary vessels M/V Double Sunshine and M/V Naples Explorer for sightseeing, dolphin watching and sunset cruises. They also include in their fleet, the M/V Lady Brett, M/V KUDU and M/V KUDU II for private and head boat deep sea, calm bay, back bay and sunset fishing trips. The comprehensive offerings of their boat rentals, Jet Ski Rentals and tours are rounded off with their newest addition, the Jet Boat ODIN.

Other popular films Marine Team was involved with include: Fool’s Gold, The Guardian, City of Angels, The Thin Red Line, The Thomas Crown Affair, U-571. Marine Team has provided marine coordination, logistics, and water transport for the hit reality TV show ‘Survivor’ for Seasons 6 through 13 and assisted with season 14 in Fiji. For more information, a complete listing of films and film credits, please visit or call (239) 595-4012.

Pure Naples and the local offices of Marine Team is centrally located at the corner of 12th Street S. and 6th Avenue S. in the water adventure center of Naples, at Tin City, in the heart of Downtown Naples, directly off of US 41. For more information on booking your next cruise, fishing trip or water adventure, contact Pure Naples at (239) 263-4949 or visit

About Bell Tower Shops

Bell Tower Shops is an open-air lifestyle center, located in Fort Myers at U.S. 41 and Daniels Parkway, with more than 40 retailers, including Saks Fifth Avenue and The Fresh Market, 10 restaurants and Bell Tower 20 Regal Cinemas. Bell Tower hosts a vibrant year-round event calendar including KIDding Around every Tuesday from 5-7 p.m. and Twilight at the Tower every Thursday from 6-8 p.m. To learn more, follow Bell Tower Shops on Facebook, visit or call 239-489-1221.


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