Seeing Stars: Movie Premieres
Friday March 10, 12:31 pm Eastern Time
SOURCE: Universal Pictures
Universal Pictures and Jersey Films Host the World Premiere of 'Erin
Brockovich,' Starring Julia Roberts, on Tuesday, March 14
WHAT: The World Premiere of Universal Pictures' and Columbia
Pictures' ``Erin Brockovich,'' a Jersey Films production starring
two-time Academy Award(TM) nominee Julia Roberts and directed
by Steven Soderbergh. ``Erin Brockovich'' opens nationwide on
March 17, 2000. The evening is sponsored by gloss.com.
In a world where heroes are often in short supply, the story of
Erin Brockovich is an inspirational reminder of the power of
the human spirit. Her passion, tenacity and steadfast desire
to fight for the rights of the underdog defied the odds ... her
victory made even more sweet by the fact that while helping
others, she in turn helped herself.
WHO: "Erin Brockovich" stars Julia Roberts, Albert Finney, Aaron
Eckhart, Peter Coyote, Marg Helgenberger, Conchata Ferrell,
Gemmenne de la Pena and Scotty Leavenworth, will join director
Steven Soderbergh, screenwriter Susannah Grant, producers Danny
DeVito, Michael Shamberg and Stacey Sher, executive producers
John Hardy and Carla Santos Shamberg, as well as Erin
Brockovich and Ed Masry, upon whom the film is based.
Other celebrity guests include: George Clooney, Catherine Keener,
Denzel Washington, Carrie Fisher, Dermot Mulroney, Julianna Margulies,
Nathan Lane, Penny Marshall, Eriq LaSalle, Ben Stiller, Don Cheadle,
Christina Applegate, Michael Clarke Duncan, Gina Gershon, Norm McDonald,
Camryn Manheim, Leslie Bibb, Kevin Pollak, Christine Lahti, Sharon Lawrence
and many others.
WHERE: Mann Village Westwood, 961 Broxton Ave.
WHEN: Tuesday, March 14
Celebrity arrivals 6:30 p.m.
Screening begins 7:30 p.m.
CONTACTS: Television, Roz Stevenson, 818-777-1392, Print, Amanda Scholer,
818-777-0641, Photographers, Bette Einbinder, 818-777-3226, or
Online, Todd Turner, 818-777-1946, all for Universal Pictures.