Written by Steve Pattee
Published on Thursday, 30 August 2012 19:19
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AMC Theatres and Fever Productions have formed an exclusive partnership for the national theatrical release of Michael Gallagher's horror film Smiley. Starting October 12th, the movie will play on 28 screens in 14 markets including New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia, Houston and Atlanta.
From the press release:
Smiley, co-written by YouTube sensation Gallagher and Glasgow Phillips (South Park), and produced by Michael Wormser (Some Guy Who Kills People) of Level 10 Films, has an enormous fan base to call on. Gallagher and his YouTube partners on Totally Sketch, as well as the other performers in the film including Shane Dawson (Shane Dawson’s TV) and Toby Turner (The Annoying Orange), have over 11 million subscribers, 2.2 billion views and 4 million plus fans on Facebook/Twitter combined. The trailer has accumulated over 15 million views since its debut.
The story of the film follows a mentally fragile college student named Ashley (Caitlin Gerard from Magic Mike and The Social Network) who, after learning of an urban legend in which a mysterious serial killer named “Smiley” can be summoned through the Internet, must decide whether she is losing her mind or becoming Smiley's next victim. Smiley also stars Melanie Papalia (Endgame) and Andrew James Allen (Make It or Break It), with Roger Bart (Desperate Housewives), Keith David (The Thing) and Liza Weil (Scandal) rounding out the cast.
Smiley’s Theatrical Markets include:
Atlanta: AMC Southlake Pavilion 24; AMC Barrett Commons 14
Chicago: AMC Crestwood 18; AMC Village Crossing 18, AMC Cicero 14
Cincinnati: AMC Newport on the Levee 20
Columbia, SC: AMC Dutch Square 14
Houston: AMC Gulf Pointe 30; AMC Studio 30; AMC Deerbrook 24
Los Angeles: AMC Ontario Mills 30; AMC Orange 30; AMC Norwalk 20; AMC Universal Citywalk 19; AMC Burbank Town Ctr. 8
Miami-Ft. Lauderdale: AMC Aventura Mall 24; AMC Sunset Place 24
New York/New Jersey: AMC Palisades Center 21; AMC Jersey Gardens 20; AMC New Brunswick 18
New York/Manhattan: AMC Empire 25
Norfolk/Portsmouth/Newport News/Hampton: AMC Hampton 24; AMC Lynnhaven 18
Philadelphia: AMC Cherry Hill 24; AMC Neshaminy 24
San Francisco/Oakland-San Jose: AMC Mercado 20
Man, if nothing else, I want to check it out just to see what that image above is all about.
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