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'Polar Express' Premiere
Warner Bros.
November 2, 2004

WARNER BROS. PICTURES, CASTLE ROCK ENTERTAINMENT & SHANGRI-LA ENTERTAINMENT HOST THE PREMIERE OF
THE POLAR EXPRESS
STARRING TOM HANKS
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 7TH AT GRAUMAN'S CHINESE THEATER

WHAT: Red carpet arrivals at the Premiere of THE POLAR EXPRESS on Sunday, November 7th at Grauman's Chinese Theater in Hollywood, benefiting the USC School of Cinema-Television in honor of its 75th anniversary to support the Robert Zemeckis Center for Digital Arts.

WHO: From the film: Tom Hanks, Nona Gaye, Robert Zemeckis (director/writer/producer) with special guests: Jenna Boyd, Arsenio Hall, David Hasselhoff, Sean Hayes, John Hensley, Tyler Hoechlin, Will Yun Lee, Carolyn Murphy, Catherine O'Hara, Kyla Pratt, Nia Vardalos & Ian Gomez, Jon Voight, Fred Willard and many more.

WHEN: Sunday, November 7th, Red carpet arrivals begin 11AM Hollywood.

WHERE: Grauman's Chinese, 6925 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood, CA

This holiday season the Academy Award-winning team of Tom Hanks and director Robert Zemeckis (Forrest Gump, Cast Away) reunite for The Polar Express, an inspiring family adventure based on the beloved Caldecott Medal children's book by Chris Van Allsburg.

When a doubting young boy takes an extraordinary train ride to the North Pole, he embarks on a journey of self-discovery that shows him that the wonder of life never fades for those who believe.

Castle Rock Entertainment presents, in association with Shangri-La Entertainment, a Playtone / ImageMovers / Golden Mean Production of a Robert Zemeckis Film: Tom Hanks in The Polar Express. Directed by Robert Zemeckis from a screenplay by Zemeckis & William Broyles, Jr., the film is produced by Steve Starkey, Robert Zemeckis, Gary Goetzman and William Teitler and is based on the book by Chris Van Allsburg. Tom Hanks, Jack Rapke and Chris Van Allsburg are the executive producers. The production team includes directors of photography Don Burgess, A.S.C. and Robert Presley; production designers Rick Carter and Doug Chiang; and editors Jeremiah O'Driscoll & R. Orlando Duenas. Senior visual effects supervisors are Ken Ralston and Jerome Chen. Co-producer is Steven Boyd. Music score is by Alan Silvestri, and original songs by Glen Ballard and Alan Silvestri.

www.polarexpressmovie.com / AOL Keyword: Polar Express/The Polar Express

The Polar Express is rated G by the MPAA.

The Polar Express will be released on Wednesday, November 10, 2004 by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company.


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