ADVISORY/World Premiere for ``Rush Hour 2'' to Be Held Thursday, July
WHAT: In this highly anticipated sequel to the blockbuster
comedy that grossed more than $250 million worldwide,
Chris Tucker and Jackie Chan are back to reprise their
roles as unlikely partners who confront the biggest case
of their careers. As Detectives Carter and Lee become
increasingly tangled in a criminal conspiracy involving a
deadly Triad gang, the nonstop adventure takes them on a
journey from Hong Kong to Los Angeles and Las Vegas, where
they must use all of their talents to trap one of the
world's most feared gangsters.
Directed by Brett Ratner ("Rush Hour," "The Family Man"),
"Rush Hour 2" co-stars Zhang Ziyi ("Crouching Tiger,
Hidden Dragon"), Alan King, John Lone and Roselyn Sanchez
and is produced by Arthur Sarkissian, Roger Birnbaum, Jon
Glickman, Jay Stern and Andy Davis.
WHO: From the film: Jackie Chan, Chris Tucker, Zhang Ziyi,
Roselyn Sanchez, John Lone, Jeremy Piven, director Brett
Ratner and producers Arthur Sarkissian, Roger Birnbaum,
Jon Glickman, Jay Stern and Andy Davis.
WHEN: Thursday, July 26, 2001
Media check-in: 5:45 p.m.
Arrivals: 6:30 p.m.
Screening: 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: Screening: Mann's Chinese Theatre
6925 Hollywood Blvd.
NOTE: TV and photo coverage is invited; credentials required.
To RSVP and for additional information, please contact
Gina Soliz at 310/967-6685.
"Rush Hour 2" opens nationwide Aug. 3, 2001.
New Line Cinema Corp., Los Angeles
Gina Soliz, 310/967-6685
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