ET Canada in partnership with Liberty Entertainment Group
Hosts an International Roster of Three Exclusive Film Celebrations
and One Giant Birthday Bash
September 10 - In The Valley of Elah
September 11 - King of California
September 12- 'Canana Evening' with "Deficit" and "Cochochi"
September 13 - ET Canada 2nd Birthday Celebration
TORONTO, Aug. 30 /CNW/ - ET Canada partners with some of the best and the
brightest at the 2007 Toronto International Film Festival.
It was officially announced today in Toronto that the ET Canada Studio
Lounge at legendary Toronto landmark Casa Loma will be home to some of the
hottest film festival events. Over the course of four unprecedented evenings,
ET Canada will celebrate three of the 2007 Toronto International Film
Festival's most anticipated films and one very special birthday celebration.
On Monday September 10th, The ET Canada Studio Lounge will toast Canada's
beloved son, Paul Haggis and his latest cinematic achievement, 'In The Valley
of Elah' starring Tommy Lee Jones, Susan Sarandon and Charlize Theron.
The next evening, the lounge will honor a member of Hollywood royalty,
Michael Douglas and one of the industry's brightest young talents, Evan Rachel
Wood when they celebrate director Mike Cahill's 'King of California'.
Wednesday, September 12th will witness the stunning grounds of Casa Loma
playing host to a very special Canana Films evening. This groundbreaking
production company is introducing two of the industry's most anticipated films
at this year's festival, with both Gael Garcia Bernal's directorial debut,
'Deficit', and "Cochochi" helmed by Israel Cadenas feted at the Lounge.
Capping off this week of world exclusives and star studded red carpet
events will be The 2nd Birthday Bash for ET Canada, Canada's Most Watched
Entertainment program. The best in the business will come together to not only
revel in the success of the show, but to mark what is sure to be one of the
most exciting film festivals the city has witnessed to date. "It's an honour
to welcome this outstanding roster of film partners to another great year of
The ET Canada Studio Lounge," said Barbara Williams, Senior VP Programming and
Production, CanWest MediaWorks. "We're delighted to present this celebration
of the most exciting filmmakers, actors and industry leaders from around the
So, be sure not to miss all the exciting coverage from the ET Canada
Studio Lounge at Casa Loma, the only place to be during the 2007 Toronto
International Film Festival.
About Entertainment Tonight Canada - Launched in 2005, Entertainment
Tonight Canada is the country's most-watched entertainment news program.
Returning in September for a star packed third season with Host Cheryl Hickey,
and Senior Reporters Rick Campanelli, Rosey Edeh, Roz Weston and Kim D'Eon, ET
Canada continues to set the pace - delivering more breaking coverage, in-depth
profiles, and behind the scenes exclusives than any other Canadian
entertainment news operation.
About Liberty Group - For over two decades, Liberty Entertainment Group
has been redefining Toronto's nightlife experience. As creators of such
landmark establishments as; Liberty Grand, Rosewater Supper Club, C Lounge,
Courthouse, Rosewater Room, Velvet Underground and the Phoenix Concert Theatre
to name a few, Liberty Entertainment Group has become recognized as one of the
most successful and innovative companies in the industry. Liberty Group has
also been an official supporter of the Toronto International Film Festival for
over a decade, contributing numerous festival initiatives including the ET
Canada Studio Lounge. www.libertygroup.com
About Global Television
Global Television is owned by CanWest MediaWorks Inc., a wholly-owned
subsidiary of CanWest Global Communications Corp, (CanWest) (NYSE: CWG;
TSX: CGS and CGS.A, www.canwestglobal.com). CanWest, an international media
company, is Canada's largest media company. In addition to owning the Global
Television network, CanWest is Canada's largest publisher of daily newspapers,
and also owns, operates and/or holds substantial interests in conventional
television, out-of-home advertising, specialty cable channels, Web sites and
radio networks in Canada, New Zealand, Australia, Singapore, Turkey, the
United States and the United Kingdom.
For further information:
For further information: Press Relations and Red Carpet Accreditation:
Deborah Lewis, ET Canada Studio Lounge, Phone: (416) 443-6019, Mobile: (416)
565-6075, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org