Real Time Webcast From 'Vertical Limit' World Premiere Lets Fans Be Social Climbers From Home

Sony Pictures Digital Network - 12/01/2000

  WHO:            Columbia Pictures and Sony Pictures Digital Entertainment                  celebrate the World Premiere of "Vertical Limit" (PG-13)                  with an exclusive live Webcast on Sunday, December 3rd                  from the Cineplex Odeon Century Plaza Cinema along the                  Avenue of the Stars in Century City, California.  An                  avalanche of star-packed action begins at 6:00 p.m./PST at                  the Official "Vertical Limit" site at                  www.verticallimit.com.  The streaming Webcast can be seen                  with Microsoft® Windows Media™ Player                  (www.windowsmedia.com).  WHAT:           Mount the red carpet in real time to check out a blizzard                  of celebrities and "Vertical Limit" cast members such as                  Chris O'Donnell, Bill Paxton, Robin Tunney, Scott Glenn,                  Nicholas Lea, Izabella Scorupco, Temuera Morrison, Ben                  Mendelsohn and Alexander Siddig, right from the comfort of                  home.  Additional star guests slated to attend include                  Hank Azaria, Vincent D'Onofrio, Catherine Keener, Matthew                  McConaughey, Freddie Prinze, Jr. and others.  To further                  "peak" fan interest, another window will pop-up                  periodically throughout the Webcast, featuring cool                  "factoids" about the movie production, K2 trivia and much                  more.  ABOUT THE FILM: The world's most feared mountain, K2, is the only thing                  standing between a brother (O'Donnell) and a sister                  (Tunney) shattered by a split second decision.  In a race                  against time, he must now launch an extraordinary rescue                  to find her trapped inside an icy grave.  "Vertical                  Limit," featuring the first 35mm footage of K2 ever seen                  in a major motion picture, is directed by Martin Campbell                  from an original screenplay by Robert King and Terry                  Hayes.  The story is by Robert King.  Producers are Lloyd                  Phillips, Robert King and Martin Campbell, with Marcia                  Nasatir as Executive producer.  "Vertical Limit" blasts                  into theatres nationwide on December 8th with an explosive                  story of endurance, courage and love.  WHEN:           Log on Sunday, December 3, 2000 at 6:00 p.m./PST to see                  the star cast and other celebrities as they ascend the red                  carpet.  WHERE:          View the Webcast at www.verticallimit.com with streaming                  video from Microsoft® Windows Media™ Player, then                  catch Vertical Limit in theaters on December 8th.

For further information please contact Lisa DeLucia of Sony Pictures Digital Entertainment, 310-840-8955, ldelucia@sonypictures.com.

PRNewswire -- Dec. 1

SOURCE: Sony Pictures Digital Entertainment

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Website: http://www.verticallimit.com/

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