Seeing Stars: Movie Premieres

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    World Premiere of GET SMART Monday, June 16

    WHAT:   The all-new action comedy "Get Smart" sends Maxwell Smart (Steve Carell) on a mission to thwart the latest plot for world domination by the evil crime syndicate KAOS. When the headquarters of U.S. spy agency Control is attacked and the identities of its agents compromised, the Chief (Alan Arkin) has no choice but to promote his ever-eager analyst Maxwell Smart, who has always dreamt of working in the field alongside stalwart superstar Agent 23 (Dwayne Johnson). Smart is partnered instead with the lovely-but-lethal veteran Agent 99 (Anne Hathaway). Given little field experience and even less time, Smart--armed with nothing but a few spy-tech gadgets and his unbridled enthusiasm--must thwart the doomsday plans of KAOS head Siegfried (Terence Stamp).

    Warner Bros. Pictures presents, in association with Village Roadshow Pictures, a Mosaic Media Group / Mad Chance / Callahan Filmworks Production of a Peter Segal Film: "Get Smart," starring Steve Carell, Anne Hathaway, Dwayne Johnson, Alan Arkin, Terence Stamp and James Caan. The film is directed by Peter Segal ("The Longest Yard," "Tommy Boy") and was written by Tom J. Astle & Matt Ember ("Failure to Launch"), based on characters created by Mel Brooks and Buck Henry. Andrew Lazar, Charles Roven, Alex Gartner and Michael Ewing are the producers, with Peter Segal, Steve Carell, Brent O'Connor, Jimmy Miller, Dana Goldberg and Bruce Berman serving as executive producers. Joining the director behind the scenes are director of photography Dean Semler, production designer Wynn Thomas, editor Richard Pearson and costume designer Deborah Scott. Music is by Trevor Rabin.

    WHO:   From the film: Steve Carell, Anne Hathaway, Dwayne Johnson, Alan Arkin, Terence Stamp, James Caan, Masi Oka, Nate Torrence, Ken Davitian, Terry Crews, director Peter Segal, producers Andrew Lazar, Charles Roven, Alex Gartner and Michael Ewing.

    Celebrity guests include Brian Baumgartner, Brooke Burke, Scott Caan, David Charvet, Cedric the Entertainer, Jack Coleman, Giada De Laurentiis, Jenna Fischer, Carla Gugino, Greg Grunberg, Mindy Kaling, Angela Kinsey, T.R. Knight, Zachary Levi, Kevin Nealon, Ana Ortiz, Hayden Panettiere, Adrian Pasdar, Zachary Quinto, Sendhil Ramamurthy, Kevin Sorbo, Emily VanCamp, Milo Ventimiglia and more to follow.

    WHEN:   Monday, June 16, 2008
                    Crew Arrivals: 4:45PM
                    Celebrity Arrivals: 6:00PM
                    Screening: 7:00PM

    WHERE:   Mann Village Theatre
                       948 Broxton Avenue
                       Westwood

    Your coverage of this event is invited

    Press Credentials will be issued at the event

    GET SMART has been rated PG-13 for some rude humor, action violence and language.

    www.getsmartmovie.com

    GET SMART will be distributed worldwide on Friday, June 20, 2008 by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, and in select territories by Village Roadshow Pictures.

    Benefiting the USC School of Cinematic Arts

    Sponsored by Visa and Self Magazine

    About the USC School of Cinematic Arts - http://cinema.usc.edu

      Since 1929, the USC School of Cinematic Arts has fueled and mirrored the growth of entertainment as an industry and an art form. The school offers comprehensive programs in directing, producing, writing, critical studies, animation and digital arts, production, and interactive media, all backed by a broad liberal arts education and taught by leading practitioners in each field. Its more than 10,000 alumni are among the world's most distinguished animators, scholars, teachers, writers, directors, producers, cinematographers, editors, sound experts and industry executives. Since 1973, not a year has passed without an alumnus or alumna being nominated for an Academy Award.

    Contacts:

      Warner Bros. Pictures
      Broadcast: Kim Lerner, 818-954-6718
      Print: Gina Soliz, 818-954-6705
      Photo: Michael Taylor, 818-954-6585
      Online: Orna Zadeh, 818-954-6290
      International: Erica Rand, 818-954-6047






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