Seeing Stars: Movie Premieres
Thursday June 21, 2:21 pm Eastern Time
ADVISORY/``CATS & DOGS'' Premiere Saturday, June 23
Cat Lovers and Dog Lovers to Square Off in Westwood for the Opening
of This Summer's Hairiest War!
WHAT: The premiere of "CATS & DOGS," a cutting-edge
adventure that marries live action with computer
animation and puppetry to tell the story of the
covert, high-tech struggle between cats and dogs,
which comes to a head when a maniacal Persian cat
named Mr. Tinkles attempts to take over the world.
This isn't cute. This isn't cuddly. This is war!
From the cast: SEAN HAYES, CHARLTON HESTON, JOE
PANTOLIANO, ELIZABETH PERKINS and ALEXANDER POLLOCK,
joined by their canine and feline counterparts:
BUTCH (highly decorated canine operative), SAM
(winner of the Purple Paw), PEEK (electronics
expert), IVY (ex-agent Saluki hound), LOU (small
rookie Beagle operative), MR. TINKLES (future world
leader), CALICO (Tinkle's chief deputy) and THE
NINJAS (wily stealth fighters).
Celebrity guests: GEORGE CLOONEY, JAMES GAMMON
(The Cell), ERIQ LA SALLE (ER), ROSE McGOWAN
(Jawbreaker), MADELEINE STOWE (The General's
Daughter), EVAN RACHEL WOOD (TV's Once and Again)
along with four-footed celebrities BEETHOVEN, GIDGET
(Taco Bell spokesdog), MAX THE DOG (How the Grinch
Stole Christmas), EDDIE (TV's Frasier), SALEM THE
CAT (Sabrina, the Teenage Witch) and SNOWBALL
(feline star of Stuart Little).
WHEN: Saturday, June 23, 2001 WHERE: Mann Village Theater
Arrivals - 10:00 a.m. 961 Broxton Avenue
Screening - 11:00 a.m. Westwood
-- Your coverage of this event is invited --
Press Credentials must be picked up outside the theater after
9:00 a.m. on the day of the event. There will be no exceptions
"CATS & DOGS" OPENS IN THEATERS NATIONWIDE JULY 4TH
"Cats & Dogs" is rated PG by the MPAA for "animal action and humor."
www.catsanddogsmovie.com / AOL Keyword: Cats and Dogs
Warner Bros. Films
Broadcast: Robin Kaufman 818/954-6513
Print: David Ferguson 818/954-6292
Photo: Michael Taylor 818/954-6585
Online: Brenda Falitz 818/954-6676
International: Tricia Lewis, 818/954-6557