Corner Gas: The Movie. Coming Soon.
Maybe to a Theatre Near You
|(October 14, 2014 – Toronto, ON) The nice peoplebehind Corner Gas: The Movie are pulling out all the stops and breakong new territory with the planned multi-platform roll out beginning with an exclusive Cineplex Front Row Centre Events theatrical debut across Canada, December 3 to 7. The theatrical premiere will feature in-theatre cast appearances across the country, a “Corner Gas Tweet Up,” giveaways and a special pre-event show including a special message from Corner Gas creator, Brent Butt. There will also be Corner Gas trivia, and excerpts from the Canada-wide Corner Gas Sing-a-long. And that`s just the beginning.|
Want Corner Gas: The Movie to screen in your hometown? Fans are being encouraged to show off their hometown’s Corner Ga pride. Fans should visit cornergasthemovie.com and Light Up the Map of Canada. By casting their vote online, fans have the opportunity to bring Corner Gas: The Movie to their hometown theatre.
The multi-platform part begins immediately following its theatrical release when the 90-minute feature will make its network broadcast debut in December on CTV and CTV GO, following a special preview for The Movie Network and TMN GO subscribers. The movie will also air on The Comedy Network in December. Want more? A special collector’s edition DVD will be available for purchase before the holidays.
Headlined by creator and comedian Brent Butt, as Corner Gas: The Movie opens, it`s been five years since the end of the TV series and there’s still not a lot going on 40 kilometers from nowhere. But that’s all about to change as the fine folks of Dog River, Saskatchewan face their biggest crisis ever. Brent and the gang discover that the town’s been badly mismanaged, leaving residents with little choice but to pack up and leave. As residents make one last rally to save Dog River as they know it, they discover a devious plan by a corporate giant that would change life for Dog Riverites forever.
Corner Gas: The Movie stars the original award-winning ensemble cast including Gabrielle Miller, Eric Peterson, Fred Ewanuick, Janet Wright, Lorne Cardinal, Tara Spencer-Nairn, and Nancy Robertson. Written by Brent Butt, Andrew Carr, and Andrew Wreggitt, and directed by David Storey, who served as key director on the series, the movie was shot in Saskatchewan from June 22 to July 22, 2014.