PR: Meet Adam West from Disney’s "Meet the Robinsons" at the El Capitan Theater 3/29
Meet Actor Adam West, Part of the Voice Ensemble for Disney’s Animated “Meet the Robinsons,” at the El Capitan Theatre’s Midnight Kick-off on Thursday Night, March 29
Actor Adam West (“Batman,” “The Family Guy”), who provides the voice of Uncle Art, one of the eccentric Robinson family members in Walt Disney Pictures’ exciting new computer-animated comedy-adventure, “Meet the Robinsons,” will help kick off the El Capitan Theatre’s spectacular Disney Digital 3-D™ engagement with a personal appearance at the midnight show on Thursday night, March 29th, it was announced today by Lylle Breier, senior vice president of worldwide special events for Buena Vista Pictures Distribution.
“Meet the Robinsons” is scheduled to run at the El Capitan Theatre from March 30th through May 19th. Adding to the fun, an exclusive animation exhibit in the theatre’s lobby and lower lounge will provide unique insights into the making of this spectacular new comedy-adventure. On the same program, in its first big screen appearance in 54 years, will be Walt Disney’s classic 1953 3-D short, “Working for Peanuts,” starring Donald Duck and Chip and Dale. Guests will also have a chance to have breakfast with Chip and Dale (reservations required) at a special character breakfast proceeding the 10:00 a.m. showing at Disney’s Soda Fountain and Studio Store.
Regular showtimes are 10:00 a.m., 12:25 p.m., 2:50 p.m., 5:15 p.m., 7:40 p.m., and 9:55 p.m. Tickets for all performances can be purchased at the El Capitan Theatre box office, online at www.elcapitantickets.com, or by calling 1-800-DISNEY6. Special group rates for parties of 20 or more are available by calling 1-818-845-3110.
Commenting on the announcement, Breier said, “Seeing ‘Meet the Robinsons’ in Disney Digital 3-D at the El Capitan Theatre is an amazing experience, and the fantastic animation exhibit in the lobby adds to the fun. Family audiences and moviegoers of all ages are going to fall in love with these characters and their hilarious and heartfelt comedy adventures. With the theatre’s state-of-the-art 3-D projection and a generous helping of good old-fashioned showmanship, we believe there’s no better place to experience ‘Meet the Robinsons.'”
To commemorate the occasion, Disney’s Soda Fountain will also be offering a special sundae called the “Tiny’s Treat.” It consists of two scoops of chocolate chip ice cream, layered with hot fudge and marshmallow toppings, with chopped snickers and dinosaur sprinkles added for good measure.
Walt Disney Pictures’ “Meet the Robinsons” follows the adventures of Lewis, a boy-genius with a love of gizmos and gadgets, and an undying hope of finding the family he never knew. But Lewis’ journey takes him to a place even he couldn’t have imagined, a place where the impossible no longer exists: the future. When he encounters a mysterious stranger named Wilbur Robinson, he’s in for the time-travel of his life as he is whisked off to meet a family unlike any other – the sublimely fun and futuristic Robinsons – who will help him discover a series of amazing and heartfelt secrets about his own limitless potential. Filled with unforgettable characters, clever contraptions, classic villains, and a wide assortment of eye-popping surprises, “Meet the Robinsons” continues in the beloved Disney legacy of looking ahead to a dazzling world of tomorrow.
“Meet the Robinsons” features the voice talents of Angela Bassett, Tom Selleck, Harland Williams, Laurie Metcalf, Adam West, Ethan Sandler, and Tom Kenny, among others. The film was directed by Stephen Anderson and produced by Dorothy McKim. The screenplay is by Jon Bernstein and Michelle Spitz; and Don Hall, Nathan Greno, Aurian Redson, Joe Mateo, Stephen Anderson, based on the acclaimed book A Day with Wilbur Robinson by Williams Joyce. Two-time Academy Award® nominee Danny Elfman wrote the score.