Tuesday 9 August 2011

Empire Presents...BIG SCREEN with Terry Gilliam in attendance

We are only a matter of days away until Empire Presents BIG SCREEN descends on London’s O2 Arena and we have further exciting announcements for film fans, including the attendance of Terry Gilliam!
  • Terry Gilliam Sunday, Indigo, 18.00-18.45 - The Monty Python legend and visionary filmmaker behind Time Bandits, Brazil, The Fisher King, Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas and 12 Monkeys, will join us at the IndgiO2 on Friday to talk about his career and give us the first word on his new project The Wholly Family. This is not to be missed.
  • KICK-ASS Special Screening, with Very Special Guest Q&A Saturday August 13, 5.30pm - We're delighted to round off Saturday at Comic Book World with a very special screening of Matthew Vaughn's brilliant superhero flick, Kick-Ass. Based on Mark Millar's comic book, it's the movie that launched the careers of Aaron Johnson and Chloe Moretz, and is the funniest, punkiest, punchiest comic book flick in years. And as a bonus, the screening will be introduced by a Very Special Guest, who will also take part in a pre-screening Q&A. Book now!
  • HELLRAISERS: LIVE, with Robert Sellers and JAKe - Friday August 12, 10.00-10.45 - In October, Self-Made Hero will release a truly unique graphic novel, HELLRAISERS. An illustrated version of Empire contributor, Robert Sellers' book about the legendary antics of Burton, O'Toole, Harris and Reed, it's a must-read. And a truly unique graphic novel deserves a truly unique event. To kick off COMIC BOOK WORLD, Sellers and Hellraisers artist, JAKe, will perform a reading from the graphic novel, with JAKe drawing new and exclusive art LIVE on stage. Don't miss this amazing one-off to hear some hilarious tales of drunken derring-do and see magic happen before your eyes!
  • MEET THE CREATORS: MIKE CAREY, IAN EDGINTON, CHRIS WESTON - Sunday August 14, 13.45-14.30 - In this amazing panel, a trio of top comic book creators will come together to lift the lid on the secrets of the industry and answer all the questions you ever wanted to ask about comic books. Join writers MIKE CAREY (Hellblazer, Lucifer) and IAN EDGINTON (2000 AD, Self-Made Hero's SHERLOCK HOLMES adaptations) and top artist CHRIS WESTON (Fantastic Four: First Family, The Twelve) for this panel that promises to be both funny and insightful.

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