October 20, 2008
‘Quantum of Solace’ Director Marc Forster to Appear on Paltalk’s Hollywood Now Socialcasting Platform
NEW YORK, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Paltalk, the leading real-time, video-based community with over four million active members, today announced that Marc Forster, director of the upcoming James Bond film "Quantum of Solace," will appear on the next episode of Hollywood Now, a Paltalk originally-produced show, to discuss the movie and interact live with fans of the James Bond film series.
Forster, who also directed "Finding Neverland" and the Oscar-winning film "Monster's Ball," will be taking questions from the Paltalk audience about the latest 007 film, starring Daniel Craig and Dame Judi Dench.Hollywood Now is hosted by television personality and former Miss Canada Juliette Powell. The show connects the Paltalk community in a completely unique way with their favorite celebrities via video chat, enabling users to interact in real-time with the celebrities.
"This particular episode of Hollywood Now is the latest example of how Hollywood is embracing the Internet as a powerful marketing platform," said Joel Smernoff, President and COO of Paltalk. "Marc Forster is being featured on Paltalk to connect with James Bond fans and discuss the upcoming movie before the film is even released. This opportunity not only provides great value to the studios, but to our users who continue to take advantage of Paltalk's unparalleled access into the entertainment world."
Forster's appearance continues to build on the momentum within the entertainment world that Paltalk has generated by connecting top celebrities with their fans. Recent celebrities that have appeared on Paltalk include Chris "Ludacris" Bridges, David Duchovny, Kiefer Sutherland, William Shatner, JoJo, Slash, Plaxico Burress, Jesse Ventura, Chevy Chase, and Stephen King, among others.
For more information on Paltalk, and for a complete schedule of shows including Hollywood Now, visit http://www.paltalk.com/.
Paltalk is the premier real-time, video-based community bringing together traditional broadcasting media, social networking, user-generated content and video chat. With more than 4 million active users, Paltalk hosts the world's largest interactive video community, PaltalkScene, offering thousands of users the ability to watch and interact with online video programming, including serialized shows, live events, and user-generated content, as well as interact with each other through real-time voice, text and video chat.
Paltalk's diverse programming includes Paltalk original shows featuring celebrities, radio personalities and newsmakers such as the radio jocks Opie and Anthony and Diana Falzone. The company also broadcasts live interactive video chat events, such as musical performances and comedy variety shows. Paltalkers can interact with the featured hosts and performers in real-time as well as other members in the room. Recently, Paltalk hosted live broadcasts with famed musician Slash and world-renowned author Stephen King. Paltalk also offers its users the ability to create and share their own user-generated video content with each other and to the broader community.
CONTACT: Matt Rizzetta, [email protected] or Todd Barrish of Dukas PublicRelations for Paltalk, +1-212-704-7385, ext 3632
Web Site: http://www.paltalk.com/