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Dying For a Rifftrax (no pun intended, well not really)
« on: February 14, 2007, 01:10:16 PM »
Feb 14, 2:40 PM EST


Anna Nicole Smith's Last Movie Hits DVD
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Anna Nicole Smith's last movie is going direct to DVD and is scheduled to arrive in stores in May.

Smith helped bankroll the campy comedy "Illegal Aliens," in which she plays one of a trio of space aliens fighting an intergalactic terrorist.

Several theatrical screenings were canceled after she died last Thursday.

Now MTI Home Video says it will go ahead with its original plans for a May release for the film it describes as "`Charlie's Angels' goes sci-fi."

"Prior to her unfortunate death, the film was already announced and being sold to key retail accounts and a May 2007 release was slated," MTI spokesman Ed Baran said Wednesday.

The 39-year-old Smith was to have been involved in a publicity campaign and the movie was to have been dedicated to her 20-year-old son, Daniel, who died in the Bahamas in September.

Smith was a producer and her son was credited as an associate producer.

"We were working with her and her people on PR literally a week before she died," Baran told the Hollywood Reporter.

The movie, produced by Edgewood Studios, isn't just another "low-budget sci-fi comedy poking fun at Hollywood's big-budget flicks," executive producer John James said.

Smith helped creatively and added "numerous elements and rewrites of her character," he said. "Now with the passing of its star, you'll find it to be replete with metaphors of her life."

 
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Re: Dying For a Rifftrax (no pun intended, well not really)
« Reply #1 on: February 14, 2007, 01:18:39 PM »
Tastelessly delicious!

I'd say that you almost want to let that dog sleep for a while before breaking out 2 hours of "dumb blonde" jokes.


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Re: Dying For a Rifftrax (no pun intended, well not really)
« Reply #2 on: February 14, 2007, 02:12:06 PM »
If you want to see the trailer - trust me, you'll want to - you can find it here:

http://www.edgewoodstudios.com/extra/streaming_trailers_files/IA/AI_streaming_video_downloads.html
« Last Edit: February 15, 2007, 07:22:05 PM by mrbasehart »


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Re: Dying For a Rifftrax (no pun intended, well not really)
« Reply #3 on: February 15, 2007, 02:31:31 PM »
wouldnt the trialer turn my brain into mush, which is the reason they canceled her tv show?