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Kevin Smith's RED STATE Gets Official Theatrical Release Date

If you haven't seen RED STATE yet (it has leaked all over the net but remember downloading is illegal) it is finally coming to theaters on September 25th.

Below is the official press release from,

On Sunday, September 25, Red State will screen at select theatres nationwide through a unique partnership with the Emerging Pictures theatre network, announced David Dinerstein, whose D Squared Films is overseeing the films distribution for SModcast.

"Red State will be made available as a 'One-Night-Only' event which mirrors the format of SModcast's record breaking Red State USA Tour from earlier this year. For this screening event, Smith's trademark post show Q&A will be digitally streamed live from Tarantino's New Beverly into all of the participating theatres, allowing audience members to interact directly with Smith utilizing Twitter. Smith will be joined on stage by a special guest who will moderate the Q&A," said Dinerstein.

Written and directed by Kevin Smith and produced by Jonathan Gordon, Red State stars 2011 Academy Award winner for Best Actress Melissa Leo, Golden Globe winner John Goodman, and Michael Parks. The film debuted at this year's Sundance Film Festival to much notoriety when Smith ended studio bidding by buying his own film for $20 and declaring he would be self-distributing the film theatrically. Smith has nce toured the film around the country to enthuastic audiences, grosng $1,065,429 to date at the North American box office from only 22 ngle show engagements and its Academy-qualifying run.

SModcast released the film on March 5 when it embarked on the 15 city Red State USA Tour. SModcast spent less than $500 in paid adverting to support the tour, which kicked off at the legendary Radio City Muc Hall and grossed $162,000 during one show. The film quietly topped the per screen average charts for three weekends, making it the highest per screen average film of the year and the 9th highest per screen average film of all time.

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Shakelford, J. Rusty Sunday 9/04/2011 at 03:45 AM | 82143
There's also a legit means of home viewing and it's available now.

I noticed that the movie was made available on the Xbox Live network several days ago.

I imagine you can get it on almost any PPV system.
freakengine Sunday 9/04/2011 at 05:12 PM | 82149