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August 3, 2006: “Superman Returns” Flies in Italy with Ducati

Warner Bros. Consumer Products, Ducati Corse and Suomy S.p.a. announce that they will jointly promote the Italian September 1st launch of Warner Bros. Pictures' epic-action adventure, Superman Returns by fielding a motorcycle themed to the film during the World Superbike Championship race in Brands Hatch (UK), on the 6th of August 2006.

The Ducati Xerox Team 999F06 machines, being ridden by Australian Troy Bayliss and Italian Lorenzo Lanzi, along with the riders, leathers and helmets, will feature imagery based on the eagerly-awaited feature film. The riders' helmets have been produced by Suomy, an official Superman Returns licensee producing motorcycle riding gear, apparel and accessories.

Mr. Paolo Ciabatti, Ducati Corse Superbike director, said, "We are very pleased to be partnering with Warner Bros. Consumer Products and Suomy to celebrate the launch of Superman Returns within the incredibly popular sport of Superbike. With Troy Bayliss winning eight races already this season, who better to bear the colors of Superman in World Superbike?"

"Being part of the World Superbike Championship and bringing Superman to the race with the Ducati Xerox Team's champions and Suomy gives worldwide visibility to this much-loved Super Hero and to the new film," says Pilar Zulueta, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Warner Bros. Consumer Products - Europe, Middle East and Africa. "We are thrilled to link Superman to a sporting event that has such a high level of visibility and one that is characterized by a spectacular show and top performances."

Warner Bros. Consumer Products has extended its partnership with Suomy, the Italian leader for motorcycle helmets and gear, to launch an all new product line inspired by the World's Greatest Super Hero, Superman. The new products will feature artwork from Warner Bros. Pictures' upcoming action adventure Superman Returns, as well as artwork from the classic Superman character known from DC Comics' comic books.

They are provided with protections and are designed with all technical details are perfect for riders who want to travel safely and distinguish themselves from other riders. The Superman collection also includes t-shirts, sweatshirts and jeans that are perfectly in line with riders' free lifestyle.

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