It Came From Outer Space: The Iron Giant's Footprint to Be Presented
in Front of Mann's Chinese Theater
WHO: Celebrities lending their voices to the upcoming Warner Bros.
animated adventure, "The Iron Giant" (including Vin Diesel, Eli
Marienthal and others), plus the film's director, noted animation
auteur Brad Bird, and producer Allison Abbate. Joining the cast
and filmmakers will be celebrities including Danny DeVito and
Rhea Perlman; Wallace Langham ("Veronica's Closet"); brothers
Andy, Joey and Matt Lawrence; Jonathan Penner ("Rude Awakening");
and Antonio Sabato Jr.
"The Iron Giant," the latest animated feature from Warner Bros.
Animation, follows the adventures and friendships that develop
when a 9-year-old boy named Hogarth rescues a 50-foot metal giant
outside of the small town of Rockwell, Maine in 1957.
WHAT: Joining the ranks of such Hollywood legends as Clint Eastwood
and Mel Gibson, the Iron Giant will be immortalized with a
supersized footprint (12' by 6') that will be presented by the
filmmakers and stars in the forecourt of the historic theater.
(Because of prior commitments, the Giant will be unable to
attend.) Johny Grant, the honorary mayor of Hollywood, will
emcee the event. Cast and crew will attend a special screening
of the film following the presentation of the footprint.
WHEN: Saturday, July 31
10:30 a.m. ceremony
WHERE: Mann's Chinese Theater
6925 Hollywood Blvd.
Larry Anreder/Print: (818) 954-6626
Dennise Stires/TV: (818) 954-6277
Brenda Falitz/Radio, Online: (818) 954-6676
Patti Hall/Photo: (818) 954-6585
Monica Harmon/International: (818) 954-6265
IMPORTANT NOTE: Media credentials must be picked up outside the
theater after 9 a.m. on the day of the ceremony. There will be no
Warner Bros., Burbank
Larry Anreder/Print, 818/954-6626
Dennise Stires/TV, 818/954-6277
Brenda Falitz/Radio, Online, 818/954-6676
Patti Hall/Photo, 818/954-6585
Monica Harmon/International, 818/954-6265
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