Key members of the creative team behind the summer blockbuster Shrek 2 will speak tonight, Nov. 3, as part of the Hollywood’s Master Storytellers series at ArcLight Cinemas Hollywood, Calif. DreamWorks principal and Shrek 2 exec producer Jeffrey Katzenberg will share the stage with producers Aron Warner and David Lipman and directors Kelly Asbury and Conrad Vernon to talk about the film prior to its much-anticipated DVD release on Friday, Nov. 5.
Hollywood’s Master Storytellers’ creator and exec producer Gordon Meyer comments, "I’m a big time animation buff, so it’s a very special treat for me to have the creative team behind the most successful animated film of all time join the HMS family."
Since it rolled out in theaters this summer, Shrek 2 has earned nearly $450 million domestically, making it the highest-grossing animated film of all time and the third biggest money maker behind Titanic and the original Star Wars.
The Hollywood’s Master Storytellers Shrek 2 presentation will take place at 7:30 p.m. at the ArcLight Cinemas Hollywood. Tickets are now on sale at www.arclightcinemes.com or at the theater box office, located just east of Vine at 6360 Sunset Boulevard.
Twice a month, Hollywood’s Master Storytellers showcases the motion picture industry’s most fascinating storytellers. Since its launch in January 2003, the series has been host to such luminaries as Academy Award-winning writer/director James Cameron, Academy Award-winning writer and international best-selling author Sidney Sheldon, actor/producer Pierce Brosnan, director Richard Donner and actor/producer/director George Clooney. Hollywood’s Master Storytellers is a presentation of The World’s Greatest Unknown Producers Inc.