WHERE: THE DIRECTORS GUILD OF AMERICA 7920 Sunset Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90046
WHO: From the film: Joaquin Phoenix, Amy Adams, Rooney Mara,Olivia Wilde, and writer/director Spike Jonze. Guests include Will Arnett, Jason Sudeikis, Rashida Jones, Johnny Knoxville, Catherine O'Hara, Greta Gerwig, Chris Cunningham, Rain Phoenix, with additional guests to be announced.
Set in Los Angeles in the slight future, "Her" follows Theodore (Joaquin Phoenix),
a complex, soulful man who makes his living writing touching, personal
letters for other people. Heartbroken after the end of a long
relationship, he becomes intrigued with a new, advanced operating
system, which promises to be an intuitive and unique entity in its own
right. Upon initiating it, he is delighted to meet "Samantha," a
bright, female voice (Scarlett Johansson) who is insightful, sensitive
and surprisingly funny. As her needs and desires grow, in tandem with
his own, their friendship deepens into an eventual love for each other.
From the singular perspective of Oscar(R)-nominated filmmaker Spike
Jonze comes "Her," an original love story that explores the evolving
nature--and the risks--of intimacy in the modern world.
Written and directed by Spike Jonze, the romantic drama stars Oscar(R) nominee Joaquin Phoenix
("The Master," "Walk the Line," "Gladiator"), Oscar(R) nominee Amy
Adams ("The Master," "Doubt"), Oscar(R) nominee Rooney Mara ("The Girl
With the Dragon Tattoo"), Olivia Wilde, and Scarlett Johansson.
"Her" is produced by Megan Ellison, Spike Jonze and Vincent Landay.
Daniel Lupi, Natalie Farrey and Chelsea Barnard serve as executive
producers. The film reunites many of Jonze's longtime creative
collaborators, including production designer K.K. Barrett, editor Eric
Zumbrunnen and costume designer Casey Storm. Joining them is director
of photography Hoyte Van Hoytema and editor Jeff Buchanan. The music is
composed by Arcade Fire, with additional music by Owen Pallett. A
Warner Bros. Pictures presentation of an Annapurna Pictures Production,
"Her" will be distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros.
Entertainment Company. www.herthemovie.com
This film has been rated R for language, sexual content and brief graphic nudity.
For further information, please contact: Broadcast: Loraine Valverde
(818) 954-6292 Print: Allegra Haddigan (818) 954-3781 Photo: Karyln
Hale 818-954-6585 Online: Anne Chun (818) 954-4601 International: Erica
Rand (310) 854-8295
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"Her" opens limited on December 18, 2013 and nationwide on January 10, 2014.
Warner Bros. Pictures
Broadcast: Loraine Valverde (818) 954-6292
Print: Allegra Haddigan (818) 954-3781
Photo: Karyln Hale 818-954-6585
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