Real Time Webcast From 'Vertical Limit' World Premiere Lets Fans Be Social Climbers From Home


  WHO:            Columbia Pictures and Sony Pictures Digital Entertainment
                  celebrate the World Premiere of "Vertical Limit" (PG-13)
                  with an exclusive live Webcast on Sunday, December 3rd
                  from the Cineplex Odeon Century Plaza Cinema along the
                  Avenue of the Stars in Century City, California.  An
                  avalanche of star-packed action begins at 6:00 p.m./PST at
                  the Official "Vertical Limit" site at
          The streaming Webcast can be seen
                  with Microsoft® Windows Media™ Player

  WHAT:           Mount the red carpet in real time to check out a blizzard
                  of celebrities and "Vertical Limit" cast members such as
                  Chris O'Donnell, Bill Paxton, Robin Tunney, Scott Glenn,
                  Nicholas Lea, Izabella Scorupco, Temuera Morrison, Ben
                  Mendelsohn and Alexander Siddig, right from the comfort of
                  home.  Additional star guests slated to attend include
                  Hank Azaria, Vincent D'Onofrio, Catherine Keener, Matthew
                  McConaughey, Freddie Prinze, Jr. and others.  To further
                  "peak" fan interest, another window will pop-up
                  periodically throughout the Webcast, featuring cool
                  "factoids" about the movie production, K2 trivia and much

  ABOUT THE FILM: The world's most feared mountain, K2, is the only thing
                  standing between a brother (O'Donnell) and a sister
                  (Tunney) shattered by a split second decision.  In a race
                  against time, he must now launch an extraordinary rescue
                  to find her trapped inside an icy grave.  "Vertical
                  Limit," featuring the first 35mm footage of K2 ever seen
                  in a major motion picture, is directed by Martin Campbell
                  from an original screenplay by Robert King and Terry
                  Hayes.  The story is by Robert King.  Producers are Lloyd
                  Phillips, Robert King and Martin Campbell, with Marcia
                  Nasatir as Executive producer.  "Vertical Limit" blasts
                  into theatres nationwide on December 8th with an explosive
                  story of endurance, courage and love.

  WHEN:           Log on Sunday, December 3, 2000 at 6:00 p.m./PST to see
                  the star cast and other celebrities as they ascend the red

  WHERE:          View the Webcast at with streaming
                  video from Microsoft® Windows Media™ Player, then
                  catch Vertical Limit in theaters on December 8th.

For further information please contact Lisa DeLucia of Sony Pictures Digital Entertainment, 310-840-8955,

PRNewswire -- Dec. 1

SOURCE: Sony Pictures Digital Entertainment