'The Spirit' Haunts Hollywood for L.A. Premiere

December 18, 2008 09:05:53 GMT

Lionsgate Films celebrate the upcoming theatrical release of 'The Spirit' by giving the action fantasy movie a red carpet treatment in Hollywood.


Samuel L. Jackson, Scarlett Johansson, Gabriel Macht
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With "The Spirit" theatrical debut coming closer each day, Lionsgate Films held a special screening event for the comic adaptation movie. Taking place at Grauman's Chinese Theater in Hollywood on Wednesday, December 17, the Los Angeles premiere was made merry with the attending of many A-listers.

In the evening, director Frank Miller and producer Deborah Del Prete were seen coming to the premiere. The two were joined by the star-studded cast, including Gabriel Macht, Samuel L. Jackson, Scarlett Johansson, Eva Mendes, Jaime King, Paz Vega, Sarah Paulson, Stana Katic, Dan Lauria and Louis Lombardi.

Other celebrity guests spotted on the red carpet were Amanda Peet, Chloe Moretz, Jacinda Barrett, Leonor Varela, Mark Hamill, Masiela Lusha, Vail Bloom, Elle Travis, Megan Boone and Stephen Macht among others.

An adaptation of Will Eisner's comic book series, "The Spirit" revolves around Denny Colt, a former rookie cop who mysteriously returns from the dead as masked crusader named The Spirit. Aiming to fight crime from the shadows of Central City, Spirit tracks down his arch-enemy, The Octopus. It will be opened in U.S. big screen on Christmas Day, December 25.



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