Star Trek fans who downloaded Paramount Pictures’ new Star Trek app were treated to a couple of surprises during the Super Bowl: advance screenings of J.J. Abrams’ Star Trek Into Darkness in IMAX theaters on May 15 – two days prior to the film’s official release – as well as an exclusive look at the film’s extended television spot. For new users, there are more rewards to earn, and more exclusive content to gain access to. See above for a visual tour of the app. Read More
Employees at the Paramount Pictures lot were treated to a screening of the newly re-mastered Raiders of the Lost Ark, with special appearances by director Steve Spielberg and Harrison Ford. Before a standing room-only theater, Chairman and CEO Brad Grey began the evening by calling the iconic film a “true classic for the world and for our industry” and praising Spielberg as “one of the great storytellers.” Read More
More than 5,000 Katy Perry fans turned out for a live concert and the worldwide premiere of her upcoming 3D concert film KATY PERRY: PART OF ME at the Grauman’s Chinese Theater in Hollywood this week. Read More
In a special dedication ceremony that marked the 100th Anniversary of Paramount Pictures, the office building that once served as the studio’s entrance was renamed the Sumner Redstone Building in honor of Viacom’s Executive Chairman of the Board and Founder. Read More
A booted Lamborghini didn’t deter His Excellency Admiral General Aladeen from attending the London premiere of his new movie “The Dictator” Thursday evening – the Wadiyan leader arrived at the Royal Festival Hall on the back of a tow truck.
“Sorry I am late. I was doing some shopping at the British Home Stores and I got clamped,” he explained. “I refuse to pay your parking rates. Two pounds for seven minutes? And they call me the international war criminal!” Read More
The Supreme Leader Admiral General Aladeen of Wadiya made the rounds in New York this week to promote his upcoming film The Dictator, in theaters May 16. Aladeen kicked off the tour on Saturday with a surprise appearance on Saturday Night Live, dropping in on the Weekend Update news desk with prisoner Martin Scorsese in tow to praise the film.
“It was better than ‘Raging Bull,’” the filmmaker said, referring to his own Oscar-winning film.
On Monday, His Excellency held a press conference at The Waldorf Astoria hotel. Flanked by four armed virgin guards and a handful of supporters carrying signs that read “Say No to Democracy” and “Give Persecution a Chance,“ the politically incorrect leader welcomed what he called the room full of reporters, “the devils of the Zionist media.” Read More
Paramount Pictures and DreamWorks Animation kicked off CinemaCon 2012 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas last Monday with an opening night celebration of Paramount’s 100th Anniversary, exclusive footage from several of its highly anticipated films, and a very special tribute to Paramount’s Jim Tharp, who will retire from his post as President, Domestic Distribution, Motion Picture Group after more than four decades in the business.
An esteemed film industry veteran and leader in his field, Tharp is the first recipient of CinemaCon’s Triumph Award, a recognition of an enduring and successful career in the entertainment world. Read More