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August 08, 2005 15:44 ET

Horror Film Legend, Wes Craven At Cineplex Odeon Queensway Cinema Wednesday, August 10, 2005

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This Wednesday, August 10 the legendary horror movie writer and director, Wes Craven will be meeting fans and signing autographs following a special sneak preview, for Cineplex Galaxy Reel M@il members only, of his latest film, Red Eye.

Wes Craven has been challenging audiences with his daring filmmaking for over 30 years. Creator of A Nightmare on Elm Street and the Scream trilogy, Craven is the expert on terrifying audiences on the big screen and television. His films demonstrate an intriguing imagination, dedication to the craft and a scary sense of humour.

"The Cineplex Odeon Queensway Cinema is thrilled to host Wes Craven, the horror movie master. The opportunity for fans to meet and get an autograph from this film legend is an honour for all of us at Cineplex Galaxy " said Pat Marshall, Vice President Communications and Investor Relations.



Event Details:

Who: Wes Craven, Director, Red Eye
What: Autograph Session and interview opportunity with Wes Craven
Where: Cineplex Odeon Queensway Cinema
1025 The Queensway (at Islington)
When: Wednesday, August 10, 2005
8:45 p.m.


Red Eye is in theatres beginning Friday, August 19th and stars Rachel McAdams (The Notebook, Mean Girls) and Cillian Murphy (28 Days Later, Girl With a Pearl Earring). When Lisa Reisert (McAdams) boards her night flight to Miami, it turns out that her fear of flying is the least of her worries. Moments after take off, Lisa 's seatmate, Jackson (Murphy) reveals his plot to kill a rich businessman, and Lisa will be instrumental in the businessman 's demise. At 30,000 feet, Lisa tries desperately to foil Jackson 's plan without endangering the other passengers, her family and herself.

About Cineplex Galaxy

Cineplex Galaxy is the largest motion picture exhibitor in Canada. Headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, Cineplex Galaxy owns and operates 132 theatres with a total of 1,278 screens (after giving effect to the 34 theatres and 282 screens to be divested pursuant to a consent agreement with the Canadian Commissioner of Competition), in six provinces across Canada. The company owns and operates the following five top-tier cinema entertainment brands: Cineplex Odeon, Galaxy, Coliseum, SilverCity and Colossus. Proudly Canadian, Cineplex Galaxy Income Fund, which owns approximately 50.2% of Cineplex Galaxy LP, is a public company traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under Cineplex Galaxy Income Fund (symbol CGX.UN). More information can be found at www.cineplexgalaxy.com.

For more information and to arrange a photo or interview with Wes Craven, please contact: Pat Marshall or Katie Stiff

Contact Information

  • Cineplex Galaxy LP
    Pat Marshall
    Vice President, Communications and Investor Relations
    (416) 323-6648
    pmarshall@cineplexgalaxy.com
    or
    Allied Advertising
    Katie Stiff (photo and interview requests)
    Vice President, Publicity and Promotions
    (416) 413-0557 ext 224
    KStiff@alliedadvpub.com