Official Press Release
On Thursday, July 24th, 2008 Summit Entertainment will showcase cast members, filmmakers and new footage from its upcoming films during Comic-Con 2008 for the first time in the studio’s history. Summit Entertainment will present a sneak peak of exclusive footage from its upcoming releases including PUSH, KNOWING and the action-packed, modern day vampire love story, TWILIGHT. The studio’s panel presentation will take place at 1:15 to 2:45pm in Hall H of the San Diego Convention Center.
The details of the panel will be as follows:
PUSH – Chris Evans (Nick), Dakota Fanning (Cassie), Djimon Hounsou (Carver), Camilla Belle (Kira) and director Paul McGuigan (LUCKY NUMBER SLEVIN) will present a first look at exclusive footage and answer questions about the film. In this futuristic sci-fi thriller set in Hong Kong, a group of young American ex-pats with extraordinary psychic abilities must band together and use their different talents on a final mission to escape a clandestine government agency forever.
KNOWING – Director Alex Proyas (I, ROBOT) will appear in person to introduce never-before-seen footage from his new major motion picture starring Nicolas Cage (Ted Myles). In this gripping action thriller of global proportion, a professor stumbles on terrifying predictions about the future-and sets out to prevent them from coming true.
TWILIGHT – Director Catherine Hardwicke (THIRTEEN, LORDS OF DOGTOWN), book series author Stephenie Meyer and the cast including Robert Pattinson (Edward), Kristen Stewart (Bella), Cam Gigandet (James), Rachelle Lafevre (Victoria), Edi Gathegi (Laurent), Taylor Lautner (Jacob) will answer questions about bringing these characters to life on the big screen as well as showing exclusive footage from the film.
Additionally, visitors to the Summit Entertainment booth located within the Grand Hall will have the opportunity to have their picture taken with life size standees of Twilight’s Edward, Bella, James, Laurent or Victoria and instantly e-mail the images to friends. At the booth, attendees will also have the chance to win one of thousands of exclusive and limited Comic-Con promotional prizes including TWILIGHT items and advance DVDs of NEVER BACK DOWN. Back at Comic-Con’s designated autographing room, lucky winners will have the opportunity to participate in a limited autograph session with the panelists from PUSH, KNOWING and TWILIGHT.
When the convention closes for the day, the fun continues with a special sneak peak screening and introduction by Seth Green, Clark Duke and Josh Zuckerman of the hilarious teen comedy, “Sex Drive” at the Gas Lamp theatre. In addition, the film will be screened twice each evening on Friday, July 25th and Saturday, July 26th.
About Summit Entertainment LLC
Summit Entertainment is a worldwide theatrical motion picture development, financing, production and distribution studio. The studio handles all aspects of marketing and distribution for both its own internally developed motion pictures as well as acquired pictures. Summit Entertainment, LLC also represents international sales for both its own slate and third party product. Summit Entertainment, LLC plans to release 10 to 12 films annually.