Movie Premiere Press Release - Alexander


Seeing Stars: Movie Premiere



November 15, 2004 08:55 PM US Eastern Timezone

Warner Bros. Pictures News: World Premiere of ``Alexander'' Tuesday, Nov. 16

WHAT: Oliver Stone's "Alexander" is based on the true story of one of history's most luminous and influential leaders, Alexander the Great (Colin Farrell), a man who had conquered 90% of the known world by the age of 25. Alexander led his virtually invincible Greek, Macedonian, and later Eastern armies through 22,000 miles of sieges and conquests in just eight years, and by the time of his death at the age of 32, had forged an empire unlike any the world had ever seen. The film chronicles Alexander's path to becoming a living legend, from a youth fueled by dreams of myth, glory, and adventure to his lonely and mysterious death as ruler of a vast empire.

Warner Bros. Pictures and Intermedia Films present a Moritz Borman production in association with IMF, an Oliver Stone film, "Alexander." Directed by Oliver Stone, "Alexander" stars Colin Farrell, Angelina Jolie, Val Kilmer, and Anthony Hopkins. The film is produced by Thomas Schuhly, Jon Kilik, Iain Smith, and Moritz Borman. The executive producers are Paul Rassam and Matthias Deyle. The co-executive producers are Gianni Nunnari and Fernando Sulichin. Written by Oliver Stone and Christopher Kyle and Laeta Kalogridis. The director of photography is Rodrigo Prieto; Jan Roelfs serves as production designer; the film is edited by Tom Nordberg, Yann Herve, and Alex Marquez; costumes by Jenny Beavan; Vangelis serves as composer. WHO: From the film: Colin Farrell, Angelina Jolie, Val Kilmer, Rosario Dawson, Jared Leto, Christopher Plummer, Elliot Cowan, director Oliver Stone, and producers Moritz Borman, Jon Kilik, Thomas Schuhly, and Iain Smith.

Celebrity guests include: Paula Abdul, Angela Bassett, Garcelle Beauvais-Nilon, Jaqueline Bisset, Alexis Bledel, Bow Wow, Kobe Bryant, Kevin Costner, Brad Delson, Aaron Eckhart, Angie Everhart, Gael Garcia Bernal, Nicholas Gonzalez, Woody Harrelson, Dennis Haysbert, Djimon Hounsou, Quincy Jones, Spike Jonze, Sean Lennon, Jason Lewis, Juliette Lewis, Christopher Lloyd, Eva Longoria, Roma Mafia, David Mamet, Michael Mann, John C. McGinley, Rahda Mitchell, Cillian Murphy, Giovanni Ribisi, Doris Roberts, Michelle Rodriguez, Brad Rowe, Chris Tucker, and more.

WHEN: Tuesday, November 16, 2004 Crew Arrivals: 4:45PM Celebrity Arrivals: 6:00PM Screening: 7:00PM

WHERE: Grauman's Chinese Theatre 6925 Hollywood Blvd. Hollywood

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"Alexander" has been rated R by the MPAA for "violence and some sexuality/nudity." / AOL Keyword: Alexander

"Alexander" will be released on Wednesday, November 24, 2004 by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company.

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Print: Gina Soliz, 818-954-6705
Photo: Michael Taylor, 818-954-6585
Online: Brenda Falitz, 818-954-6676
International: Johnny Jones, 818-954-1268

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