Here then is the details of our upcoming SPACED: INVASION USA tour...
Plus my appearance at Montreal's JUST FOR LAUGHS fest...
Behold the press release!
"SPACED - A FOUR CITY TOUR TO CELEBRATE THE DVD RELEASE"
Creators-stars and director to attend events in New York, Los Angeles, Comic-Con and Austin
BBC Video announced today a four city tour to celebrate the DVD set release of Spaced: The Complete Series, available for the first time in North America on July 22.
Creator-stars Simon Pegg (Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz) and Jessica Hynes (nee Stevenson) (Shaun of the Dead, Son of Rambow) and director Edgar Wright will travel to New York, Los Angeles, Comic-Con and Austin for special screenings, a marathon, panel sessions and signings for fans.
The weeklong tour kicks off in New York City at the Village East Cinema on Monday, July 21, with a screening and Q&A session moderated by Elvis Mitchell (film critic and host of KCRW's The Treatment).
The week's events include a Los Angeles screening and Q&A moderated by Kevin Smith (Clerks, Dogma), a Comic-Con panel session moderated by Ain't It Cool's Drew McWheeny AKA 'Moriarty', a Fans' Choice screening at Comic-Con, a Marathon screening at the Austin's Alamo Drafthouse hosted by Ain't It Cool's Harry Knowles and signings at New York's Virgin Megastore in Union Square, Jay & Silent Bob's Secret Stash West and Comic-Con.
Facebook event pages has been created for each free screening so fans can get instant updates and hear directly from Simon, Jess and Edgar. They will also be able to follow the tour by visiting http://www.spacedinvasion.com
Spaced: The Complete Series, a 3-disc set from BBC Video, features all 14 surreal episodes of the award-winning show. Boasting over eight hours of content, the DVD set features bonus material including the all-new commentary from Quentin Tarantino (Reservoir Dogs, Kill Bill), Kevin Smith (Clerks, Dogma), Matt Stone (South Park, Team America: World Police), Bill Hader (Superbad, SNL), Patton Oswalt (King of Queens, Ratatouille) and Diablo Cody (Oscarģ-winning writer of Juno).
Monday, July 21
7:00 PM: A special 3-episode screening event of Spaced, immediately followed by a Q&A with Simon, Jessica and Edgar at the Village East Cinemas. The Q&A session will be moderated by Elvis Mitchell (film critic and host of KCRWís The Treatment). Facebook Event Page New York:
Tuesday, July 22
2:00-4:00 PM: Virgin Megastore in Union Square hosts a Spaced: The Complete Series signing event with Simon, Jessica and Edgar.
Wednesday, July 23
12:30-2:30 PM: Jay & Silent Bob's Secret Stash West hosts a Spaced: The Complete Series signing event with Simon, Jessica and Edgar.
7:00 PM: A special 3-episode screening event of Spaced, immediately followed by a Q&A with Simon, Jessica and Edgar at the Arclight Hollywood. The Q&A session will be moderated by Kevin Smith (Clerks, Dogma). Facebook Event Page Los Angeles:
Friday, July 25
12:30 PM: Simon, Jessica and Edgar will participate on a panel session moderated by Ainít It Coolís Moriarty in Room 6A. The three will also do multiple signings including one at the BBC booth.
10:15 PM: To close the day, Simon, Jessica and Edgar are asking fans to pick three episodes for a special Comic-Con screening event in Room 6A. Log on now to http://www.spacedinvasion.com to cast your vote.
Sunday, July 27
5:00 PM: The Spaced Numb-A-Thon: A marathon screening of all 14 episodes of Spaced, including a Q&A with Simon, Jessica and Edgar moderated by Ainít It Coolís Harry Knowles at the Alamo Drafthouse Ritz. Facebook Event Page Austin:
Simon will be promoting on Letterman on Monday, July 28th.
Me and Jason Reitman will shoot the shit the week before as part of the JUST FOR LAUGHS industry festival.
"Friday, July the 18th
'Wright and Reitman Unplugged'
Grand Salon, Hyatt Regency Montreal
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Hope to see some of you there!