WHAT: The World Premiere of DreamWorks Pictures' "Real Steel," set in the
near future where 2000 lb. robot fighters have replaced humans in
the boxing rings--from the gritty underground venues to the bright
lights and big money of the World Robot Boxing League.
WHO: From the Film: Hugh Jackman, Evangeline Lilly, Dakota Goyo,
Anthony Mackie, Kevin Durand, Olga Fonda, Karl Yune; Shawn Levy (director/producer),
Don Murphy, Susan Montford (producers), Robert Zemeckis,
Steve Starkey, Jack Rapke (executive producers)
Special Guests: Jennifer Grey, Clark Gregg, Kadee
Strickland, Jason Behr, Hank Azaria, 50 Cent, Garcelle Beauvais,
WHEN/WHERE: Sunday, October 2, 2011 3:30 p.m. Gibson Amphitheatre
Press Check-in: 4:30 p.m. Universal CityWalk
Red Carpet: 6:00 p.m. 100 Universal City Plaza
Film Screening: TBA Universal City, CA 91608
ABOUT A gritty, white-knuckle, action ride set in the near-future where
THE MOVIE: the sport of boxing has gone high-tech, "Real Steel" stars Hugh
Jackman as Charlie Kenton, a washed-up fighter who lost his chance
at a title when 2000-pound, 8-foot-tall steel robots took over the
ring. Now nothing but a small-time promoter, Charlie earns just
enough money piecing together low-end bots from scrap metal to get
from one underground boxing venue to the next. When Charlie hits
rock bottom, he reluctantly teams up with his estranged son Max
(Dakota Goyo) to build and train a championship contender. As the
stakes in the brutal, no-holds-barred arena are raised, Charlie and
Max, against all odds, get one last shot at a comeback.
DreamWorks Pictures presents "Real Steel," directed by Shawn Levy,
produced by Don Murphy, Susan Montford and Shawn Levy, with a
screenplay by John Gatins, story by Dan Gilroy and Jeremy Leven,
and based in part on the short story "Steel" by Richard Matheson.
"Real Steel" is rated PG-13 and opens in U.S. theatres on
October 7, 2011.
SAT Date: October 2, 2011 Date: October 3, 2011
COORDS: Time: 2230-2300 ET Time: 0000-0045 ET
Galaxy 16 8C Galaxy 16 C 23
D/L: 3860 V D/L: 4160 H
Audio: 6.2 / 6.8 Audio: 6.2 / 6.8
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SOURCE: DreamWorks Picture
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