CARRIE 40th ANNIVERSARY to be celebrated with Screening, Cast & Crew Reunion and Collector’s Edition Blu-ray Release
PROM-THEMED FAN EVENT AND FUNDRAISER TO BE PRESENTED BY weSPARK, THEATRE AT ACE HOTEL AND SCREAM FACTORY™ ON
AT THE ACE THEATER IN LOS ANGELES
Los Angeles, CA - 40 years ago, visionary filmmaker Brian De Palma helmed the ultimate coming-of-age horror film with Stephen King’sCARRIE, a story both celebrated and revered by cinephiles and ultimate horror fans alike. To celebrate this landmark anniversary of the movie, non-profit cancer support center weSPARK and Theatre at The Ace Hotel, along with home entertainment brand SCREAM FACTORY, will mount a once-in-a-lifetime cast and crew reunion and screening of the brand-new restoration of the film, paired with a 1970s prom-themed party, at the historic Ace Theater in Downtown Los Angeles on Friday, October 14, 2016.
The star-studded cast and crew reunion is set to include Carrie stars Academy Award™-nominated Piper Laurie (The Hustler), Nancy Allen(Dressed to Kill, Robocop), William Katt (The Greatest American Hero), P.J. Soles (Halloween), Academy Award™-winning editor Paul Hirsch (Star Wars: Episode IV) and Casting Director Harriett B. Helberg (The Jazz Singer). The cast will participate in a live Q&A moderated by Bryan Fuller (the creative genius behind NBC’s Hannibal, ABC’s Pushing Daisies and the upcoming series American Gods).
In an effort to raise critical funds for weSPARK Cancer Support Center in which Carrie’s Nancy Allen is Executive Director, the event will see the Ace Theater transformed with prom-themed decor, during which attendees are encouraged to dress in their best 1970s formal attire or favorite character from the film for an opportunity to pose for a photo in a special photo booth and win Best Dressed “Carrie” character Costume contest.
“I want a recount! I can’t believe “Carrie” is celebrating its 40th Anniversary! This movie changed my career much like weSPARK has changed my life, and to bring these two worlds together for good, only adds to the specialness of this celebration.” – Nancy Allen, Carrie’s, Chris Hargensen
Tickets to the star-studded screening and Q&A will start at $25, with higher ticket tiers to include Scream Factory’s brand new 2-discCarrie (Collector’s Edition) Blu-ray release with nearly 3 hours of bonus material, a specially commissioned original poster from a local artist, access to a private VIP pre-reception, and opportunities for photos with cast and crew.
$25 - General Admission including Prom-Themed After Party
$75 - Preferred Seating + Exclusive Carrie Poster + New Scream Factory Blu Ray + Photo Op including Prom Themed After-Party (Limited availability)
$125 –VIP seating + Exclusive Carrie Poster & Blu-ray + Photo Op with cast/crew including After-Party + Private Pre-Party (Limited availability)
All proceeds will directly benefit weSPARK’s cancer support programs.
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