The world's famous El Capitan Theater in Hollywood displayed a blinding light yesterday, October 24, 2007 as packs of stars merged together to celebrate the world premiere for Touchstone Pictures' "Dan in Real Life."
Male lead Steve Carell was noted flashing friendly smile as he arrived on the scene to walk down the red carpet, dressed in dark suit and gray shirt minus tie. Joined the funnyman were other cast members that included Dane Cook, Juliette Binoche, Marlene Lawston, and Brittany Robertson with director Peter Hedges and singer/songwriter Sondre Lerche, who worked on the original music for the flick, completing the lineup.
On the other side, handfuls of VIP guests were also spotted to turn up at the screening, lending their celebrity status to heighten the event's highlight. Among the pack were Carell's co-stars in NBC series "The Office" Jenna Fischer and Rainn Wilson plus the likes of Patrick Swayze, Tia Carrere, Masi Oka of "Heroes" fame, Melora Hardin, and Leslie David Baker.
Opens this Friday, October 26, 2007, "Dan" finds Carell plays an advice columnist named Dan Burns who is an expert on relationships yet somehow struggles to succeed as a brother, a son, and a single parent. Filming took place in several towns around Rhode Island like East Greenwich, Jamestown, and Westerly also the city of Providence in November and December 2006.