UK film magazine Empire have been doing live versions of their podcast at the Prince Charles Cinema, but now they’re expanding their live presence with a whole weekend of film and entertainment at London’s O2.
Here’s the press release:
Empire, the world’s biggest movie magazine, today launched Empire Live, a two-day, three- night celebration of the best in movies and entertainment. The world’s number one music and entertainment venue, The O2 in London, will play host to more than 50 events over the extended weekend.
The world-class programming will include premieres, first-look screenings, specially curated bills, masterclasses and pop-up parties. Film lovers will get unrivalled access to the world’s best actors and filmmakers who will introduce screenings, run workshops and attend events. The first batch of content confirmed includes a very special presentation of Richard Linklater’s latest, Everybody Wants Some!!, and a series of screenings in partnership with purveyor of cinematic masterpieces The Criterion Collection. There will also be a live version of the award-winning Empire Film Podcast.
Terri White, Editor-In-Chief of Empire magazine, said: “There is quite simply no event in the world right now like Empire Live. Whether you’re a cult film junkie, an animation addict or a blockbuster lover, there will be something for everyone at our spectacular weekend of live events. With world-class actors and directors joining us at The O2, no other brand or event can bring you closer to the world of movies and entertainment. Strap yourselves in, and get ready for the weekend of your life.”
Tickets go on sale Friday 29th April and more information can be found here.