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'UP' Cannes Film Festival Announcement

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CANNES FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCEMENT QUOTES

Dick Cook, chairman of The Walt Disney Studios, said, “It’s a great honor for The Walt Disney Studios, and our incredibly talented cast members at Pixar Animation Studios, to have ‘UP’ selected as the first animated feature to ever open the Cannes Film Festival.  Adding to this historic milestone, ‘UP’ is also the first digital 3D film, and the first Disney film selected for the coveted opening night slot at Cannes.  We are so proud of this terrific movie, and can’t wait to share it with the filmmaking community and festival-goers on Wednesday, May 13, and the rest of the world starting on May 29th."

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Ace Ventura Jr: Pet Detective World Premiere

On March 8, Ace Ventura Jr: Pet Detective held it's world "Green Carpet" World Premiere at the Springs Preserve.  The event was sponsored by Johnny Brenden (Brenden Theatres at the Palms) and the Palms Casino Resort.

Celebrities in attendance included hosts Ryan Malgarini and Brittany Curran, Josh Flitter, Emma Lockhart, Austin Rogers, and many more.
Ace Ventura Jr.: Pet Detective follows the Ace Ventura motion picture series made popular by Jim Carrey. 12-year-old Josh Flitter plays Ace Jr., the son of the eccentric detective who steps into his father's shoes after his mother is wrongly arrested for stealing a baby panda.

The general public was invited to watch the Green Carpet celebrity arrivals on the upper level of the Springs Preserve parking area.  Following the celebrity arrivals, the public participated in Ace Ventura Jr: Pet Detective Day at Springs Preserve with movie-themed activities including celebrity cast autographs, photo opportunities, special vendor booths, props from the film, and other film inspired activities.

Portions of the proceeds from a limited number of VIP tickets sold went to benefit Springs Preserve Foundation and Candlelighters for Childhood Cancer.

Natasha Richardson in Memorium

Natasha Richardson

In Memorium

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Audrey Hepburn Arrives in Berlin

Audrey Hepburn Arrives in Berlin

Audrey Hepburn Children’s Fund to Host Traveling Exhibit Benefiting UNICEF’s “All Children in School” Educational Initiative

BERLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Timeless Audrey, a traveling exhibit based on the life and career of actress, icon and humanitarian, Audrey Hepburn, will make its European premiere at Berlin’s Hauptbahnhof, the city’s main railway station on March 13, 2009 through May 10, 2009.

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Dwayne Johnson Surprises Audience

DWAYNE JOHNSON SURPRISES AUDIENCE WITH PERSONAL APPEARANCE AT THEATER IN SAN DIEGO

Event Hails Opening Weekend of "Race to Witch Mountain"

As Disney Launches Exciting "Opening Weekend Surprise" Program

BURBANK, Calif. (March 16) - Dwayne Johnson, star of Walt Disney Pictures' "Race to Witch Mountain," this weekend's No. 1 film at the box office, surprised audiences at a San Diego movie theater when he made a personal appearance on the first day of the film's release, Friday, March 13.  In addition to greeting the moviegoers at the AMC Mission Valley theater, Johnson gave every member of the audience two free passes to Disneyland!  Appearing with Johnson were the film's director, Andy Fickman, and producer, Andrew Gunn.

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Robert Rodriguez;Nerveracker

ROBERT RODRIGUEZ TO DIRECT AND WRITE NERVERACKER FOR DIMENSION FILMS

Sci-Fi Action Feature to Be Released in 2010

NEW YORK (February 18, 2009) Robert Rodriguez (Sin City, Spy Kids) is back in business with Dimension Films.  Rodriguez’s next project will be the futuristic action thriller Nerveracker, which he is writing and directing.  The announcement was made today by Bob Weinstein, co-chairman of The Weinstein Company.

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Michel Gondry to Direct "The Green Hornet"

MICHEL GONDRY TO DIRECT "THE GREEN HORNET"

CULVER CITY, Calif., February 24, 2009 - Michel Gondry is in negotiations to direct Columbia Pictures' The Green Hornet, starring Seth Rogen and Stephen Chow, it was announced today by Doug Belgrad and Matt Tolmach, presidents of Columbia Pictures. The screenplay is by Seth Rogen & Evan Goldberg, who will also executive produce. Neal H. Moritz will produce the film through his Original Film production company. The film will begin shooting this summer and is set for release June 25, 2010. The film will also be executive produced by Michael Grillo.

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The Women Film Critics Circle Awards 2008

The Women Film Critics Circle is an association of 47 women film critics and scholars from around the country, who are involved in print, radio, online and TV broadcast media. They came together five years ago to form the first women critics organization ever in the country, in the belief that women’s perspectives and voices in film criticism need to be recognized fully. WFCC also prides itself on being the most culturally and racially diverse critics group in the country by far, and best reflecting the diversity of movie audiences.

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DIMENSION FILMS & ROB ZOMBIE “H2”

DIMENSION FILMS AND ROB ZOMBIE SCARE UP “H2,” SEQUEL TO 2007'S HIT FILM “HALLOWEEN”

Trancas International Films To Produce

NEW YORK, NEW YORK (December 16, 2008) -- Dimension Films - the successful genre and specialty arm of The Weinstein Company - is pleased to announce that the company will make “H2,” the sequel to Rob Zombie's 2007 reinvention of the horror classic “Halloween.”

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