June 25, 2008

Universal Pictures Presents the World Premiere of ‘Mamma Mia!’

LONDON, June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The Odeon Leicester Square --


Talent: Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan, Colin Firth, Stellan Skarsgard, Julie

Walters, Dominic Cooper, Amanda Seyfried, Christine Baranski

Director: Phyllida Lloyd

Executive Producers: Benny Andersson, Bjorn Ulvaeus, Rita Wilson, Tom Hanks

   FEED DATE:    MONDAY, JUNE 30, 2008   FEED TIME:    7:00 - 7:30 PM ET (DEDICATED)   COORDINATES:  C-BAND: AMC 3 /TRANSPONDER 3 /                 AUDIO 6.2 & 6.8 / DOWNLINK:  3760 (H)    FEED DATE:    TUESDAY, JULY 1, 2008   FEED TIME:    4:00 - 4:30 AM ET (DEDICATED)   FEED TIME:    7:00 - 7:30 AM ET (DEDICATED)   COORDINATES:  C-BAND: AMC 3 /TRANSPONDER 3 /                 AUDIO 6.2 & 6.8 / DOWNLINK:  3760 (H)    Medialink Satellite Operations Trouble Line:  212-812-7134    B-Roll of the event as well as soundbites from stars included in the feed.    

Meryl Streep leads an all-star cast in the feature-film adaptation of the beloved musical that has been seen by more than 30 million people in 170 cities and 8 languages around the world. Bringing the timeless lyrics and melodies of iconic super group ABBA to movie audiences, Summer 2008 is the season for 'Mamma Mia!'

The three women who created the worldwide smash stage hit -- global producer Judy Craymer, writer Catherine Johnson and director Phyllida Lloyd -- repeat their roles in bringing this joyful, musical story to the big screen. The 'Mamma Mia!' film is produced by Judy Craymer and Gary Goetzman. Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson, Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus are the executive producers.

Pierce Brosnan, Colin Firth, Stellan Skarsgard, Christine Baranski, Julie Walters, Amanda Seyfried and Dominic Cooper join Streep in this celebration of a mother, a daughter and three possible dads.

                     'MAMMA MIA!' OPENS ACROSS THE U.S.                             ON FRIDAY, JULY 18                   Rated PG-13, running time 110 minutes                        http://www.mammamiamovie.com/    (Logo:  http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20060316/LATH064LOGO)  

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Web site: http://www.mammamiamovie.com/