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Warner Bros. Pictures Presents, in Association with Village Roadshow Pictures, a Silver Pictures Production, in Association with Anarchos Productions: Speed Racer, Saturday, April 26th at the Nokia Theatre LOS ANGELES--(Business Wire)-- Warner Bros. Pictures: -0- *T WHAT: Red carpet arrivals at the world premiere of SPEED RACER on Saturday, April 26th at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. This event is sponsored by Puma, Visa, Time Warner Cable and Mattel. WHO: From the film: Emile Hirsch, Christina Ricci, Matthew Fox, John Goodman, Susan Sarandon, Benno Furmann, Hiroyuki Sanada, Rain, Richard Roundtree, Paulie Litt, Kick Gurry, Christian Oliver, Scott Porter, Milka Duno and producer Joel Silver. Other celebrities include: TBD WHEN: Saturday, April 26th WHERE: Nokia Theatre Check-in 3:00 PM 777 Chick Hearn Court Red carpet arrivals begin 4:00 PM Los Angeles, CA 90015 Screening begins 5:00 PM From the Wachowski brothers and producer Joel Silver, creators of the groundbreaking "The Matrix" trilogy, comes the high-octane family adventure "Speed Racer," which follows the adventures of the young race car driver Speed (Emile Hirsch) in his quest for glory in his thunderous Mach 5. "Speed Racer" marks the Wachowski brothers' first writing/directing collaboration since "The Matrix" movies. Joel Silver, who previously worked with the Wachowskis on "The Matrix" movies and "V for Vendetta," produced the film under his Silver Pictures banner. Larry and Andy Wachowski and Grant Hill are also producers, with David Lane Seltzer and Bruce Berman serving as executive producers. "Speed Racer" stars Emile Hirsch, Christina Ricci, Matthew Fox, John Goodman, Susan Sarandon, Benno Furmann, Hiroyuki Sanada, Asian pop superstar Rain, and Richard Roundtree. Based on the classic series created by anime pioneer Tatsuo Yoshida, the live-action "Speed Racer" will showcase the kind of revolutionary visual effects and cutting-edge storytelling that have become the benchmarks of the Wachowski brothers' films. "Speed Racer" is a Warner Bros. Pictures presentation, in association with Village Roadshow Pictures, of a Silver Pictures Production, in association with Anarchos Productions. YOUR COVERAGE IS INVITED. PLEASE RSVP TO RESERVE YOUR SPACE. http://speedracerthemovie.com This film is rated PG by the MPAA for sequences of action, some violence and language. SPEED RACER will be released on Friday, May 9th. SPEED RACER will be distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company. *T Warner Bros. Pictures TV / RADIO: Alison Branch, 818-954-6513 Alison.Branch@warnerbros.com or ONLINE PRESS: Anne Chun, 818-954-4601 Anne.Chun@warnerbros.com or PRINT Tiffany Duersch, 818-954-2351 Tiffany.Duersch@warnerbros.com or INTERNATIONAL PRESS Erica Rand, 818-954-6047 Erica.Rand@warnerbros.com or PHOTOGRAPHERS Michael Taylor, 818-954-6585 Michael.Taylor@warnerbros.com Copyright Business Wire 2008