tv.broadwayworld.com

Michael Bay's TRANSFORMERS: AGE OF EXTINCTION to Be Hong Kong's 1st Hollywood Blockbuster World Premiere

June 17
8:04 2014
Michael Bay's TRANSFORMERS: AGE OF EXTINCTION to Be Hong Kong's 1st Hollywood Blockbuster World Premiere

Paramount Pictures' world premiere of Michael Bay's highly-anticipated film, "TRANSFORMERS: AGE OF EXTINCTION," will have its world premiere in Hong Kong at the Cultural Centre on Thursday, June 19th. The event will mark the biggest and first-ever global premiere of a Hollywood blockbuster staged in Hong Kong.

Bay and his star-studded cast, including Mark Wahlberg, Stanley Tucci, Kelsey Grammer, Nicola Peltz, Jack Reynor, Li Bingbing, Han Geng and the band IMAGINE DRAGONS, will be in town to walk the red carpet. Fans from around the world can soon vie for places at this glamorous event bordering the magnificent Victoria Harbour. The red carpet event for "TRANSFORMERS: AGE OF EXTINCTION" will begin at 4:30 p.m. (HKST) for spectators to cheer on the filmmakers, cast and crew to help celebrate the film's first ever showing anywhere in the world. This latest installment in the TRANSFORMERS franchise has set yet another bar for cinematic innovation.

The premiere in Hong Kong is exciting not only for the local community, but also for fans and members of the press from all the over the world who are expected to flock to the city to witness and cover the activities. The premiere will also feature a 21-foot tall Optimus Prime robot that has never been displayed anywhere, which fans are not to miss!

"We are very excited to be hosting the film's world premiere in Hong Kong where we were welcomed with great enthusiasm during production," said director Michael Bay. "It's the perfect location to unveil the film ahead of its worldwide opening later this month. I hope the people of Hong Kong and China enjoy how we've showcased much of the region's unique and iconic scenery in the movie."

Celebrating this movie milestone, the Grammy Award-winning band IMAGINE DRAGONS, who wrote the original song "BATTLE CRY" for "TRANSFORMERS: AGE OF EXTINCTION," will perform live on the rooftop of Harbour City following the film's screening, with the world-renowned Victoria Harbour as the backdrop, on June 19th at 9:45 p.m. (HKST).

The red carpet session and the IMAGINE DRAGONS live performance will also be streamed on Yahoo (http://yhoo.it/1qTRu1G) in 24 markets, allowing fans across the globe to share in these first-ever moments held in Hong Kong.

"TRANSFORMERS: AGE OF EXTINCTION" is the fourth film in director Michael Bay's global blockbuster franchise. Produced By Don Murphy & Tom DeSanto, Lorenzo Di Bonaventura and Ian Bryce. Based on Hasbro's Transformers Action Figures. Written By Ehren Kruger. Directed By Michael Bay.

"TRANSFORMERS: AGE OF EXTINCTION" is produced by Paramount Pictures, with production assistance in mainland China by 1905 (Beijing) Network Technology Co., Ltd., China Movie Channel and Jiaflix Enterprises.

The film will release on Thursday, June 26th, 2014 in Hong Kong and on Friday, June 27th, 2014 in the U.S.

About Paramount Pictures Corporation

Paramount Pictures Corporation (PPC), a global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment, is a unit of Viacom (VIAB, VIA), a leading content company with prominent and respected film, television and digital entertainment brands. Paramount controls a collection of some of the most powerful brands in filmed entertainment, including Paramount Pictures, Paramount Animation, Paramount Vantage, Paramount Classics, Insurge Pictures, MTV Films, and Nickelodeon Movies. PPC operations also include Paramount Home Media Distribution, Paramount Pictures International, Paramount Licensing Inc., and Paramount Studio Group.

SOURCE: BUSINESS WIRE ©2015 Business Wire

Related Links
Chris Pine, Zoe Saldana, Zachary Quinto & More More Attend STAR TREK BEYOND Premiere in ChinaChris Pine, Zoe Saldana, Zachary Quinto & More More Attend STAR TREK BEYOND Premiere in China
August 18, 2016
VIDEO: Kelsey Grammer Reveals Inspiration Behind THE SIMPSONS' 'Sideshow Bob'VIDEO: Kelsey Grammer Reveals Inspiration Behind THE SIMPSONS' 'Sideshow Bob'
June 06, 2016
MARVEL'S CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR Blasts Onto Chinese IMAX Screens with Record-Level $10 MillionMARVEL'S CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR Blasts Onto Chinese IMAX Screens with Record-Level $10 Million
May 09, 2016
EMMY Honors Voice of Scooby-Doo & Curious George Frank WelkerEMMY Honors Voice of Scooby-Doo & Curious George Frank Welker
April 12, 2016
Anjelica Huston & Cherry Jones to Guest Star on Season 2 of Amazon Original Series TRANSPARENTAnjelica Huston & Cherry Jones to Guest Star on Season 2 of Amazon Original Series TRANSPARENT
November 10, 2015


TV VIDEOS


BWW Review: Hilarious MIKE & DAVE NEED WEDDING DATES Flips Script on Gross-Out ComediesBWW Review: Hilarious MIKE & DAVE Flips Script on Gross-Out Comedies BWW Exclusive: Dame Judi Dench Discusses Shakespeare, Her Passion, CATS, Potential Broadway Return
Exclusive: Judi Dench on Shakespeare, CATS, Potential Broadway Return

Become a Fan, Follower & Subscriber

           Facebook Like Follow