In celebration of the DVD release of Peter Jackson’s epic King Kong, Universal Studios Home Entertainment and Fangoria Entertainment salute the cinematic icon with a one-night-only free theatrical screening of “Skull Island,” a historical look at the island’s lost world of inhabitants and a bonus feature from the 2-Disc Special Edition DVD of Jackson’s King Kong, which will be released on March 28, 2006.
The evening will continue with a showing of The Sci-Fi Boys, a feature-length documentary by Paul Davids that chronicles the evolution of sci-fi moviemaking, then a panel discussion with Davids (Roswell), Rick Baker (six Oscars for makeup, including American Werewolf, Men in Black), Forrest J Ackerman (editor of Famous Monsters of Filmland magazine), Basil Gogos (painted numerous Famous Monsterscovers), Steve Johnson (makeup effects artist for Species, Ghostbusters, etc.), and Ray Bradbury (renowned science fiction author).
The event will take place on Tuesday, March 21, 2006 at 7:00 pm at The Egyptian Theater, 6712 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood. To RSVP, please call 818-777-0604
Please arrive early! Seats are not guaranteed, are limited to theater capacity and are first-come, first-served.
TICKET DISTRIBUTION WILL BEGIN AT APPROXIMATELY 5:30PM.
NO TICKETS WILL BE DISTRIBUTED AFTER 6:30 PM.
NO ADMITTANCE WILL BE PERMITTED ONCE SCREENING HAS BEGUN.