New Special ETALK PRESENTS: CIRQUE DU SOLEIL: WORLDS AWAY, Premieres This
Friday, Dec. 21 on CTV
- CTV's ETALK garners Canadian-exclusive interviews with executive producer
James Cameron and Cirque du Soleil Founder Guy Laliberté -
- Canadian viewers get a rare glimpse inside director Andrew Adamson's big
screen spectacle, as ETALK goes behind-the-scenes at Cirque du Soleil's
"There's certainly a pride in the fact that Cirque du Soleil is one of the
great Canadian exports." - James Cameron, Executive Producer
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TORONTO, Dec. 18, 2012 /CNW/ - Bell Media announced today a new television
special in celebration of the creation of Cirque du Soleil Media, its new
joint venture with the Montreal entertainment company. The television special
ETALK PRESENTS: CIRQUE DU SOLEIL: WORLDS AWAY premieres Friday, Dec. 21 at
7:30 p.m. ET/PT on CTV, the same day that Cirque du Soleil's big screen
spectacle Worlds Away opens in theatres across North America. The 30-minute
special, which delves into the spectacular film and celebrates one of Canada's
world-renowned exports, features exclusive interviews with the film's
visionaries, including executive producer James Cameron (Avatar) and Cirque du
Soleil Founder Guy Laliberté. An encore of ETALK PRESENTS: CIRQUE DU SOLEIL:
WORLDS AWAY airs Saturday, Dec. 22 at 5 p.m. ET/PT on CTV, and Thursday, Dec.
27 at 11:30 p.m. ET on E!.
Hosted by ETALK co-anchor Ben Mulroney, ETALK PRESENTS: CIRQUE DU SOLEIL:
WORLDS AWAY provides viewers an exclusive behind-the-scenes look into the
making of Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away, directed by Academy Award(®)-nominee
Andrew Adamson (The Chronicles of Narnia). Featuring never-before-seen
footage, ETALK cameras were given access inside Cirque du Soleil's world
famous headquarters to capture the magic behind the bona fide high-wire acts.
From touring the costume and training departments, to hanging on a wire with
select cast and crew, ETALK takes viewers on a journey to experience the
astonishing and dreamlike worlds of Cirque du Soleil's most famous
productions, including KÀ, which among other Las Vegas productions, inspired
the 3D adventure film. Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away received its North
American premiere in Montreal on Dec. 7, before expanding to theatres
everywhere this Friday, Dec. 21.
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"Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away is such an incredibly unique and phenomenal
film, and through ETALK's unparalleled access and exclusive content, we're
able to share its magic with all Canadians," said Morley Nirenberg, Director
of Production/Executive Producer, ETALK.
In Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away, two young people journey through the
astonishing and dreamlike worlds of Cirque du Soleil to find each other, as
audiences experience the immersive 3D technology that allows them to leap,
soar, swim and dance with the performers. Unique in scope, this immersive
experience melds acts from seven live Cirque du Soleil shows in Las Vegas -
"O", KÀ, Mystère, Viva ELVIS, CRISS ANGEL Believe, Zumanity and The Beatles
LOVE -- into a circus love story produced, written and directed by Academy
Award® nominee Andrew Adamson (Shrek, The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the
Witch and the Wardrobe). The film stars Cirque du Soleil strap aerialists Igor
Zaripov (The Aerialist) and former artist Erica Kathleen Linz (Mia) as the
young couple. Presented by Paramount Pictures and Academy Award(®) winner
James Cameron (Avatar, Titanic), the film is a Cirque du Soleil production in
association with Reel FX Inc., Strange Weather Films and CAMERON | PACE Group.
Hosted by Ben Mulroney and Tanya Kim, ETALK is the #1 most-watched
entertainment newsmagazine in Canada. From the Oscars(®) and the EMMYs(®) to
the JUNO Awards, ETALK is front-and-centre, delivering up-to-the-minute news
in film, television, music and more. Celebrating both home-grown talent and
international stars, ETALK became Canada's first daily Canadian entertainment
newsmagazine when it launched in 2002. ETALK airs weeknights at 7 p.m. ET
(check local listings) on CTV and at 6 p.m. ET on E!.
CTV is Canada's #1 private broadcaster. Featuring a wide range of quality
news, sports, information, and entertainment programming, CTV has been
Canada's most-watched television network for the past 10 years in a row. CTV
is a division of Bell Media, Canada's premier multimedia company with leading
assets in television, radio and digital. Bell Media is owned by BCE Inc. (TSX,
NYSE: BCE), Canada's largest communications company. More information about
CTV can be found on the network's website atctv.ca.
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