(October 2, 2000 – Burbank, CA) – Two Internet events tied to the release of Warner Bros. Pictures’ action thriller "Get Carter" -- a live streaming Webcast of the movie’s world premiere and an exclusive chat with the film's star, Sylvester Stallone – are being hosted by Warner Bros. Online October 4 and 5. Warner Bros. Online (www.warnerbros.com) will stream exclusive live coverage of the film’s premiere Wednesday, October 4 starting at 7:00 PM, PT, including interviews with the star-studded cast as they make their way down the red carpet. On hand for the event will be "Get Carter" stars Sylvester Stallone, Michael Caine (who starred in the original 1971 version of "Get Carter"), Alan Cumming, Mickey Rourke, Rhona Mitra, Johnny Strong and Gretchen Mol. On Thursday, October 5 at 5:00 PM, PT/8:00 PM, ET, Warner Bros. Online will host an hour-long live chat with celebrated action-hero Sylvester Stallone, which can be joined via the Web at either www.getcartermovie.com or www.warnerbros.com. Exclusive footage of the premiere as well as a transcript of the chat will be available on Warner Bros. Online’s Web site throughout the film’s release. "Get Carter" opens nationwide on Friday, October 6. "Get Carter" is a new action thriller about a man who's spent his whole life collecting for other people — debts, agendas, and retribution. But when his brother is killed in an accident, Jack Carter heads home ... to the family he abandoned, to the debts that were never paid, and a mystery that will take him to the center of his own soul. For Jack, the trip home to Seattle is a second chance to make amends for past mistakes. He re-connects with his brother's wife and her teenage daughter and discovers that his brother’s death has murder written all over it. His purpose quickly changes from redemption to revenge and soon he is navigating the seamy underbelly of the city. The movie site (www.getcartermovie.com) features a variety of exclusive content related to the film, including interactive webcards, a photo book, video clips from the film, and message boards where fans can talk about the movie. In addition to a tremendously successful acting career, Stallone has also written and produced a number of popular feature films including the Academy Award-winning, "Rocky." His other credits as an actor/writer/director include "Rocky II" and "Paradise Alley." Stallone also served as actor and co-writer for "Rocky V," "F.I.S.T.," "First Blood," "Rambo: First Blood Part II," "Rambo III" and "Rhinestone." He also co-wrote, directed and produced "Staying Alive" and starred in "Nighthawks," "Victory," "Tango & Cash" and "Lock Up." Additional starring roles include "Cliffhanger," "Demolition Man," "The Specialist," "Assassins," "Daylight," and "CopLand," which earned him international critical and audience acclaim. He is a winner of the People’s Choice Award for Favorite Motion Picture Actor and was recently honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award by the USA Academy of Science Fiction, Horror and Fantasy Films. Most recently, Stallone completed production on the upcoming feature film "Eye See You," from Universal Pictures. "Get Carter" is from Mark Canton Productions Inc. and Franchise Pictures. It is directed by Stephen Kay ("The Last Time I Committed Suicide") from a screenplay by David McKenna ("American History X"), the film is based upon the novel Jack’s Return Home by Ted Lewis. The film is produced by Mark Canton, Elie Samaha and Neil Canton. Andrew Stevens, Don Carmody, Bill Gerber, Ashok Amritraj, Steve Bing and Arthur Silver are the executive producers. The talented production team includes director of photography Mauro Fiore ("Lost Souls"), production designer Charles J.H.Wood ("Legionnaire"), costume designer Julie Weiss ("American Beauty") and editor Jerry Greenberg, A.C.E. ("American History X"). Music is by Tyler Bates ("The Last Time I Committed Suicide"). A Morgan Creek and Franchise Pictures presentation of a Franchise Pictures and Canton Company production, "Get Carter" is distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures.
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