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CapeTown Film Festival Full Line-Up Announced: Edgar Wright, Richard Donner, Leonard Nimoy & More

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EW sent over the complete line-up for their upcoming CapeTown Film Festival.

We see Edgar Wright, director on the Ant-Man movie, will be there.

Also joining the previously announced special-guest with Kurt Russell is John Carpenter, Noah Whyle (Falling Skies), Neil Gaiman, Travis Knight, Richard Donner (Superman), Terry Gilliam, and Leonard Nimoy (Star Trek).

See below for more.

 

Press Release

 

LINEUP ANNOUNCED FOR THE “CAPETOWN FILM FESTIVAL” CO-PRESENTED BY ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY  AND THE AMERICAN CINEMATHEQUE ANDSPONSORED BY TNT’s FALLING SKIES AT THE EGYPTIAN THEATRE IN HOLLYWOOD

 

Complete Lineup Includes Screening Details and List of Special Guests

Seven Day Festival to Run April 30th – May 6th

 

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(NEW YORK, NY) - April 5, 2013 - Entertainment Weekly today announced the complete lineup for the EW CapeTown Film Festival (CapeTown) in Los Angeles. The inaugural film festival, in conjunction with American Cinematheque and sponsored by TNT’s Falling Skies, will feature Sci-Fi, Superhero, and Fantasy screenings along with Q&A Panels and special guests including Kurt Russell, John Carpenter, Neil Gaiman, Terry Gilliam and Edgar Wright.  The EW CapeTown Festival will run from Tuesday, April 30th through Monday, May 6th at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood, CA. 

Tickets go on sale April 8th and can be purchased at the Egyptian Theatre box office (6712 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90028), on www.fandango.com (theatre zip code 90028) or by calling 1-800-FANDANGO (Egyptian Theatre code: 2206).  A limited number of tickets will also be available during a special April 6 presale at the Egyptian Theatre box office for EW subscribers. Tickets will be sold only between noon and 5 p.m. to EW subscribers who bring 1) their photo I.D. and 2) a recent issue of EW with a subscription label on the cover that matches their I.D. The presale is also for American Cinematheque members with photo I.D.

The complete lineup is listed below:

EW CapeTown Film Festival Schedule of Events - Egyptian Theatre, Los Angeles

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Tuesday, April 30

Special Announcement Coming Soon! 

Wednesday, May 1

7:30pm            Shaun of the Dead

                        Special guest: Edgar Wright

Thursday, May 2

7:30pm           The Thing

                       Special guest: John Carpenter

Friday, May 3

7pm                 Escape from New York

                        Special guest: Kurt Russell

                        Bonus! Advance Screening of TNT’s Falling Skies Season 3 Premiere (show premieres June 9th)

                        Special guest: Noah Wyle                   

Saturday, May 4

“May the 4th Be With You” Celebration

10am              Return of the Jedi – INVITATION ONLY

  2pm              Return of the Jedi

  6pm              Return of the Jedi

10pm              Return of the Jedi

Sunday, May 5

10am               Despicable Me

1pm                 Coraline

                        Special guests: Neil Gaiman and Travis Knight

4pm                 The Goonies

                        Special guest: Richard Donner

8pm                 Twelve Monkeys

Special guest: Terry Gilliam

The evening with Terry Gilliam is co-presented by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles.

Monday, May 6

7:30pm            Star Trek (2009)

                        Special guest: Leonard Nimoy

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