Company Press Release
SOURCE: Universal Pictures
Universal Pictures Hosts the World Premiere Of Suspense-Drama
‘U-571′ on Monday, April 17 – Update
WHAT: The World Premiere of Universal Pictures’ “U-571,” a white-knuckle World War II suspense drama about an American submarine crew’s battle against time — and their own fears — while carrying out a daring mission to capture a top-secret encrypting device from a Nazi U-boat.
WHO: “U-571” stars Matthew McConaughey, Bill Paxton, Jon Bon Jovi, Harvey Keitel, Jake Weber, David Keith, Erik Palladino, Jack Noseworthy, T.C.
Carson, Dave Power, Thomas Guiry, Derk Cheetwood, Matthew Settle and Will Estes will join director/co-screenwriter Jonathan Mostow, producers Dino
and Martha De Laurentiis, executive producer Hal Lieberman, co-screenwriters David Ayer and Sam Montgomery and technical advisor Vice Admiral
Patrick Hannifin. In addition, active servicemen in dress whites, representing Submarine Squad 11 of the U.S. Navy, will line the red carpet.
Other celebrity guests include: Anthony Hopkins, Jennifer Lopez, Lauryn Hill, Woody Harrelson, Heather Locklear, Richie Sambora, Emilio Estevez, Jason Behr, Kathleen Quinlan, Kyle MacLachlan, Ridley Scott, Kevin Williamson, Reginald Hudlin, Joel Silver and many more.
WHERE: Mann Village Westwood
WHEN: Monday, April 17
Celebrity Arrivals: 6:30PM
“U-571” opens nationwide on April 21, 2000.