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EVERY HIGH SCHOOL IN THE U.S. TO RECEIVE ACADEMY AWARD®-WINNING “SELMA” ON DVD

Paramount Continues Successful “Selma for Students” Initiative Launched During the Film’s Theatrical Run

HOLLYWOOD, CA (April 24, 2015) – In celebration of the home entertainment debut of director Ava DuVernay’s inspirational and Academy Award-winning epic “SELMA,” Paramount Home Media Distribution announced today that every high school in the U.S., both public and private, will receive a copy of the DVD free of charge.  In addition, teachers can receive free companion study guides to help further illuminate the remarkable historical events depicted in the film.

PARAMOUNT INSURGE’S “AREA 51” AND “DRUNK WEDDING” TO PLAY THREE-DAY ENGAGEMENTS EXCLUSIVELY AT ALAMO DRAFTHOUSE CINEMAS

THE FILMS WILL ALSO BE AVAILABLE DAY-AND-DATE ON ALL DIGITAL PLATFORMS.

WATCH THE AREA 51 TRAILER NOW ON ITUNES TRAILERS!

http://trailers.apple.com/trailers/paramount/area51/ 

 

PARAMOUNT PICTURES, NEW REGENCY AND PLAN B ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCE BALE, CARELL, GOSLING AND PITT COMING ABOARD “THE BIG SHORT” FROM DIRECTOR ADAM MCKAY

PRODUCTION HAS BEGUN IN NEW ORLEANS

HOLLYWOOD, CA (April 21, 2015) – Paramount Pictures, New Regency and Plan B Entertainment today announced casting for “THE BIG SHORT,” with Christian Bale (“AMERICAN HUSTLE,” “THE DARK KNIGHT” trilogy), Steve Carell (“FOXCATCHER”), Ryan Gosling (“DRIVE,” “CRAZY, STUPID, LOVE”) and Brad Pitt (“FURY,” “WORLD WAR Z”) coming aboard the project for director Adam McKay (the “ANCHORMAN” films, “THE OTHER GUYS”). The film also stars Melissa Leo (“THE FIGHTER,” “FROZEN RIVER”) and Marisa Tomei (“CRAZY, STUPID, LOVE,” “THE WRESTLER”). 

CELEBRATE SPRING BREAK WITH SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS AND A BUY 2, GET 2 TICKET OFFER AND HD MOVIE DOWNLOAD

HOLLYWOOD, CA (March 25, 2015) – Paramount Pictures and SpongeBob SquarePants are celebrating Spring Break with a special BUY 2, GET 2 ticket offer for “THE SPONGEBOB MOVIE: SPONGE OUT OF WATER ” and free HD digital download.

Beginning Friday, March 27th through Thursday, April 2nd, SpongeBob fans will receive two free tickets when they purchase two to see Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Movies’ “THE SPONGEBOB MOVIE: SPONGE OUT OF WATER” at participating U.S. theaters. The free ticket offer is available at participating theater box offices only.  

Take a Trip “Beyond the World of ‘Interstellar’” in Select U.S. Cinemas on April 7 Only

Experience Christopher Nolan’s Cinematic Epic Like Never Before with Exclusive Interviews, Behind-the-Scenes Footage and More

ACADEMY AWARD®-WINNING “SELMA” TO BE RE-RELEASED NATIONWIDE BEGINNING MARCH 20TH

TICKETS ARE ON SALE TODAY 

HOLLYWOOD, CA (March 18, 2015) – In honor of the 50th anniversary of the historic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, Paramount Pictures will re-release its Academy Award® and Golden Globe Award-winning film “SELMA” nationwide for a special encore engagement. The film will play in theaters across the U.S. beginning Friday, March 20th. 

Tickets are on sale today online and at theater box offices. For a list of theaters and to purchase tickets, visit www.SelmaMovie.com 

PARAMOUNT PICTURES TO DISTRIBUTE "CAPTIVE" STARRING DAVID OYELOWO AND KATE MARA

THE FILM WILL BE RELEASED ON SEPTEMBER 18, 2015

 

HOLLYWOOD, CA (March 16, 2015) – Paramount Pictures announced today that it has secured the worldwide distribution rights to “CAPTIVE,” starring David Oyelowo (“SELMA”) and Kate Mara (“FANTASTIC FOUR,” “House of Cards”). The studio will release the film on September 18, 2015.

LAST CHANCE BEFORE THE OSCARS TO SEE “INTERSTELLAR” IN IMAX®

THE ONE-DAY-ONLY “AN ENCORE OF INTERSTELLAR: THE IMAX EXPERIENCE®” WILL PLAY IN AMC THEATRES® ON SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 21st, 2015 

PARAMOUNT PICTURES ANNOUNCES START OF PRINCIPAL PHOTOGRAPHY ON THE “UNTITLED TINA FEY - MARGOT ROBBIE - MARTIN FREEMAN PROJECT”

HOLLYWOOD, CA (February 11, 2014) – Paramount Pictures announced that principal photography has commenced on the “UNTITLED TINA FEY - MARGOT ROBBIE - MARTIN FREEMAN PROJECT,” starring Tina Fey (“30 Rock,” “THIS IS WHERE I LEAVE YOU”), Margot Robbie (“FOCUS,” “THE WOLF OF WALL STREET”) and Martin Freeman (“THE HOBBIT” franchise, “Sherlock”). 

BRAD PITT TO STAR AND ROBERT ZEMECKIS TO DIRECT A SWEEPING ROMANTIC THRILLER FROM WRITER STEVE KNIGHT, TO BE PRODUCED BY GRAHAM KING FOR PARAMOUNT PICTURES, GK FILMS AND NEW REGENCY

HOLLYWOOD, CA (February 6, 2015) – Paramount Pictures, GK Films and New Regency today announced that Brad Pitt will star, and Robert Zemeckis (“FLIGHT,” “FORREST GUMP”) will direct, an original story by Steve Knight (“THE HUNDRED-FOOT JOURNEY,” “DIRTY PRETTY THINGS”) to be produced by Graham King (“RANGO,” “THE DEPARTED”), who developed the project, alongside Zemeckis and Steve Starkey (“FLIGHT,” “REAL STEEL”). 

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