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Los Angeles Premiere of THANK YOU FOR SMOKING

 
 
 
 
*MEDIA ALERT*MEDIA ALERT*MEDIA ALERT*MEDIA ALERT*
**THURSDAY, MARCH 16TH**
  

WHO: Talent: William H. Macy, Maria Bello, Rob Lowe, Adam
Brody, Sam Elliott, David
Koechner – and more to be announced!
Writer/Director: Jason Reitman
Based on the book by: Christopher Buckley
Fox Searchlight Executives:


WHAT: Los Angeles Premiere of THANK YOU FOR SMOKING

WHEN: Thursday, March 16th
WHERE: Directors Guild of America
Media Check-in: 6:30pm
7920 Sunset Blvd. Arrivals: 7:00pm – 7:30pm
Los Angeles, CA
 

The hero of THANK YOU FOR SMOKING is Nick Naylor (Aaron Eckhart), chief spokesman for Big Tobacco, who makes his living defending the rights of smokers and cigarette makers in today's neo-puritanical culture. Confronted by health zealots out to ban tobacco and an opportunistic senator (William H. Macy) who wants to put poison labels on cigarette packs, Nick goes on a PR offensive, spinning away the dangers of cigarettes on TV talk shows and enlisting a Hollywood super-agent (Rob Lowe) to promote smoking in movies. Nick's newfound notoriety attracts the attention of both tobacco's head honcho (Robert Duvall) and an investigative reporter for an influential Washington daily (Katie Holmes). Nick says he is just doing what it takes to pay the mortgage, but he begins to think about how his work makes him look in the eyes of his young son Joey (Cameron Bright).
 
 
 


THANK YOU FOR SMOKING was written and directed by Jason Reitman and was based on the novel by Christopher Buckley. It was produced by David O. Sacks, with ContentFilm's Edward R. Pressman, John Schmidt and Alessandro Camon serving as executive producers, along with Michael Beugg.

*THANK YOU FOR SMOKING opens on Friday, March 17th*
 
 



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