At Dreamworks: Lights! Camera! Anxiety!

The studio's first pic is ready, and execs are biting their nails

Jeffrey Katzenberg brought his teenage kids. George Clooney was there, too, eager to see if his movie career might finally click. As several dozen reporters settled into their seats in a rented theater in Century City, Calif., recently, there were more than enough jitters to go around. "A lot of us wondered if we were ever going to see the DreamWorks logo up there on the screen," said Laurie MacDonald, co-head of the studio's movie unit, as she introduced The Peacemaker, DreamWorks SKG's first film, scheduled to open on Sept. 26.

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