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Blockbuster Will Not Host Second Quarter Conference Call

DALLAS, Aug 11, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- As previously announced, Blockbuster Inc. (Pink Sheets: BLOKA; BLOKB) will report its second quarter 2010 financial results for the period ending July 4, 2010 on Thursday, August 12, 2010, after the close of the U.S. financial markets. However, in light of the sensitive nature and fluid, rapid pace of ongoing negotiations related to its recapitalization, the Company will not host a conference call in conjunction with the earnings release. Additional information will be available in the Company's quarterly report on Form 10-Q, which is expected to be filed later this week.

About Blockbuster Inc.

Blockbuster Inc. is a leading global provider of rental and retail movie and game entertainment. The company provides customers with convenient access to media entertainment anywhere, any way they want it - whether in-store, by-mail, through vending kiosks or digitally to their homes and mobile devices. With a highly recognized brand and a library of more than 125,000 movie and game titles, Blockbuster leverages its multichannel presence to serve nearly 47 million global customers annually. The company may be accessed worldwide at www.blockbuster.com.

SOURCE Blockbuster Inc.

"Safe Harbor" Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: Statements in this press release regarding Blockbuster Inc.'s business which are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements" that involve risks and uncertainties. For a discussion of such risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements, see "Risk Factors" in the Company's Annual Report or Form 10-K for the most recently ended fiscal year.