Paramount and AOL Music Present Live Webcast From 'Crossroads' Premiere

By | February 8, 2002 at 12:00 AM

Paramount Pictures and AOL Music announce plans for a live Webcast from the “Crossroads” World Premiere this Monday, February 11, 2002. Beginning at 9:00 p.m. (EST) and 6:00 p.m. (PST), fans can take part in the live Webcast, originating from the historic Mann’s Grauman’s Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, by logging onto AOL or AOL High-Speed Broadband and visiting Keywords: Britney, or on the Web by visiting Netscape Music, CompuServe, ICQ, AIM Today or the official “Crossroads” movie website, ( ).

Britney Spears fans attending the Webcast will watch live red carpet interviews with the stars of “Crossroads” including Spears herself along with Anson Mount, Zoe Saldana, Taryn Manning, and Kim Cattrall, as well as numerous other celebrity guests. The Webcast will also contain behind-the-scenes footage and clips from Spears’ film debut.

“Crossroads,” which opens in theaters nationwide on February 15, 2002, will be distributed domestically by Paramount Pictures. For more information about the film or the premiere, visit or use AOL Keyword: Britney on AOL.

“Crossroads” is the story of three childhood friends, Lucy (Spears), Kit (Saldana) and Mimi (Manning), who, after eight years apart, rediscover their friendship on a cross-country trip. With barely a plan, practically no money but plenty of dreams, the girls catch a lift with Mimi’s handsome, mysterious friend Ben (Mount) in his ’73 Buick convertible. Along the way they not only gather experiences that will change their lives forever, but they also discover how important it is to hold onto their hearts’ desires.

Paramount Pictures and Zomba Films present, in association with MTV Films, a film by Tamra Davis, “Crossroads.” The film stars Britney Spears, Anson Mount, Zoe Saldana, Taryn Manning, with Kim Cattrall and Dan Aykroyd. Directed by Tamra Davis, “Crossroads” is produced by Ann Carli, from a screenplay written by Shonda Rhimes. The executive producers are Clive Calder, Larry Rudolph, Johnny Wright, Van Toffler and David Gale. Robert Lee and Jonathan McHugh serve as co-producers. The film is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for sexual content and brief teen drinking.

Paramount Pictures is part of the entertainment operations of Viacom Inc., one of the world’s largest entertainment and media companies, and a leader in the production, promotion and distribution of entertainment news, sports and music.

AOL Music reaches the largest audience of online music fans in the world through a rich array of programming, products and services that make it easy to discover, experience, listen to and buy music on the Web. AOL Music’s leading offerings include the number one Internet music destination, AOL’s Music Channel; premiere online radio products, Radio@AOL and Spinner; and the most popular audio jukebox player, Winamp. AOL Music also provides music programming, products and services throughout the AOL Service, AOL High-Speed Broadband, and AOL’s family of Web brands, including Netscape, CompuServe, AIM and ICQ.

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