|Amazon Theater Debuts "Careful What You Wish For,'' Featuring Daryl Hannah and Pras Michel|
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 7, 2004-- Final in the Five-Film Series, "Careful What You Wish For" is a Classic Tale of What Goes Around Comes Around WHAT:
The final film in the Amazon Theater short film series, "Careful What You Wish For," stars Geoffrey Gould, Patty Lotz, Raymond O'Connor, Pras Michel and Daryl Hannah and is directed by Acne Films. The film debuts today on Amazon.com's (Nasdaq:AMZN) homepage (www.amazon.com).
Amazon.com has produced a series of five short films distributed ONLY on Amazon.com as a free holiday gift to its customers. Each Tuesday from November 9 through today, Amazon.com released a new film in the Amazon Theater series, which customers can view directly from the Amazon.com homepage. All five films are available for viewing on Amazon.com through the end of the holiday season.
"This film is brilliant," stated actor Pras Michel. "At some point in our lives, we have all wished we could be a fly on the wall. This story is about a man whose universal wish came true."
Acne shot the film in North Hollywood this past August.
WHO: -- Acne Film: With offices in Stockholm and London, Acne Film is an offshoot of Swedish-based design agency Acne. Acne Film has been producing and directing film projects since 1997. Early work includes five seasons of sketches on the hit late-night European talk show "Sen Kvall Med Luuk"; title sequences for several television shows; and music videos, including the 1999 Swedish Grammy Winner "Four Big Speakers" by Whale. The first foray for Acne Film into the American market was ESPN's "Shelf Ball" TV spots. Acne Film is now expanding its reach to all kinds of filmmaking, including documentaries, short films, and feature films. Acne Film currently has seven directors working in different constellations. -- Daryl Hannah: Leading actress Daryl Hannah has an extensive roster of film credits to her name, including Kill Bill Vol. 1 & 2, A Walk To Remember, Grumpy Old Men, Steel Magnolias, Roxanne, Splash, Blade Runner and Hard Country. -- Pras Michel: Co-founded the 90s rap trio The Fugees, and co-wrote the 1998 hit "Ghetto Supastar" for the soundtrack of Warren Beatty's Bulworth. His film credits include the starring role in the 2000 film Turn It Up. -- Geoffrey Gould: Film, television and stage actor. -- Patty Lotz: Film, television and stage actor. -- Raymond O'Connor: O'Connor plays the sleazy salesman in the film. He has appeared in numerous television series and films during his career. Additionally, customers can use the interactive credits at the end of "Careful What You Wish For" to shop on Amazon.com for items appearing in the film. Product cameos include: Mystical Birth Stone Necklace: 14K White Gold Square Sapphire and Diamond Pendant Wife's earrings #1: 14K White Gold Pink Sapphire with Diamond Flower Earrings Wife's earrings #2: 14K White Gold Oval Emerald and Diamond Earrings The Necklace: 14K White Gold 3-Stone Radiant Cut Cubic Zirconia Pendant, 18" Wife's Jewelry: 14K White Gold Oval Tanzanite and Diamond Earrings Wife's Jewelry: 14K White Gold Sapphire and Diamond Earrings Wife's Jewelry: 14K White Gold Three Stone Sapphire and Diamond Ring Wife's Jewelry: 14K Yellow Gold Princess Cut Square Citrine with Diamond Accent Ring Wife's Jewelry: 14K White Gold Amethyst with Diamond Accent Ring Wife's Jewelry: 14K Yellow Gold Five Stone Ruby and Diamond Ring Wife's Jewelry: 14K White Gold Emerald and Diamond Pendant Wife's Jewelry: 14K Yellow Gold Tapered Baguette Ruby and Diamond Heart Pendant Wife's Jewelry: 14K Yellow Gold 5mm Round Citrine Bracelet Wife's Jewelry: 14K White Gold Round Sapphire and Diamond Bracelet Wife's Jewelry: 14K White Gold Pear Shape Tanzanite Bracelet with Diamond Accents Wife's Jewelry: Potato Pearl Necklace and Earring Set Bedroom drapery: Drapes - Chenille Natural Window Panels Throw pillow #1: Pillow # 543979 Throw pillow #2: Pillow # 531330 Blanket: Chenille Throw and pillow set Bedroom Floor Lamp: Floor Lamp # 526578 Pawn Shop Guitar: Ariana Acoustic Guitar WHEN: Premieres Tuesday, December 7, and screens through the holidays. WHERE: Amazon.com (www.amazon.com)
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