You’re Invited to a Safe Haven Event + Contest!

by Keira on January 14, 2013 · 7 comments

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Event: http://www.fathomevents.com/#!safe-haven

Date: Thursday, January 17th

Time: 8:00 PM ET/ 7:00 PM CT/ 7:00 PM MT/ 8:00 PM PT

Special Fathom Features: Exclusive behind-the-scenes footage and intimate interviews with the filmmakers, author, and actors from Safe Haven discussing the book becoming a major motion picture.

Run Time: 90 minutes

No. 1 New York Times Best-Selling Author

Nicholas Sparks Discusses Upcoming Film

Safe Haven in Live Cinema Fan Event

NCM® Fathom Events and Relativity Media Present One-Night Event

with Oscar®-Nominated Director Lasse Hallström, Stars Josh Duhamel and Julianne Hough and Author in Select Cinemas Nationwide

on Thursday, Jan 17, 2013

Centennial, Colo. – Dec. 20, 2012 – Unveiling a sneak peek into one of the most anticipated film adaptations of 2013, NCM® Fathom Events and Relativity Media present “A Night with Nicholas Sparks’ Safe Haven: Filmmakers, Author and Stars Bring the Book to Life,” broadcast live to select cinemas nationwide on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013 at 8:00 p.m. ET / 7:00 p.m. CT and tape delayed at 7:00 p.m. MT / 8:00 p.m. PT/Alaska and Hawaii. This special one-night event, broadcast live from LA Castle Studios in Burbank, Calif., will feature the No. 1 New York Times best-selling author Nicholas Sparks in a live discussion and Q&A session with fans about the cinematic adaptation of his best-selling novel, Safe Haven. Moderated by Extra TV host Maria Menounos and featuring appearances from the film’s stars Josh Duhamel (Transformers, Life as We Know It) and Julianne Hough (Rock of Ages, Footloose) as well as Oscar®-nominated director Lasse Hallström (The Cider House Rules), producers Marty Bowen (The Twilight Saga) and Wyck Godfrey (The Twilight Saga), fans will be treated to exclusive clips and behind-the-scenes footage of the eagerly- awaited film.

Tickets for“A Night with Nicholas Sparks’ Safe Haven: Filmmakers, Author and Stars Bring the Book to Life” are available now at participating theater box offices and online at www.FathomEvents.com. For a complete list of theater locations and prices, visit the NCM Fathom Events website (theaters and participants are subject to change). The event will be broadcast to more than 500 select movie theaters across the country through NCM’s exclusive Digital Broadcast Network.

“This event promises to be an exciting new way to connect with fans around the country – a first for me and the talented creative team behind Safe Haven,” said Sparks. “I can’t wait to talk about the unique collaboration with Josh and Julianne, who transformed the characters in my book into living people whose loves and losses will come to life soon on the big screen. It’s been a privileged experience working with Lasse, Marty and Wyck on this film and now my readers will have a chance to share in that experience as well.”

Safe Haven will be distributed by Relativity Media in theaters nationwide on Valentine’s Day, February 14, 2013. When a mysterious young woman (Hough) arrives in a small North Carolina town, her reluctance to join the tight-knit community raises questions about her past. Slowly, she begins putting down roots, and gains the courage to start a relationship with Alex (Duhamel), a widowed store owner with two young children. But dark secrets intrude on her new life that she is forced to rediscover the meaning of sacrifice and rely on the power of love in this deeply moving romantic thriller. The film is directed by Oscar®-nominated Lasse Hallström, based on the novel by Sparks from a screenplay by Dana Stevens and Gage Lansky and also stars Cobie Smulders (The Avengers) and David Lyons (J.J. Abram’s Revolution). Bowen, Godfrey, Sparks and Relativity’s CEO Ryan Kavanaugh (The Fighter) served as producers.

“Nicholas Sparks’ books always translate so well to the big screen, including such hits as The Notebook, Dear John, The Last Song – among many others,” said Shelly Maxwell, executive vice president of NCM Fathom Events. “Fans will get a look at how these bestsellers are transformed into blockbusters before Safe Haven hits theaters in February with this special event which features the film’s Oscar®-nominated director and the film’s stars.”

For more information, please check out the Safe Haven movie Facebook and Twitter.

Giveaway: 1 print copy of the movie-tie-in edition of Safe Haven. Enter by leaving a comment! Open to US readers. No PO Boxes. Last day to enter: January 17, 2013.

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1 Christina G January 14, 2013 at 6:23 PM

Nicholas Sparks was my first must-read contemporary writer. I buy his books in the hard copy bindings for my keeper shelf . He never disappoints!!

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2 chris bails January 14, 2013 at 6:43 PM

Love nicholas sparks and definately want to read this book. Thanks for the giveaway.

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3 Anita Yancey January 15, 2013 at 9:09 AM

I love his books and the movies. This book has some great characters and the best story line. Please enter me. Thanks!

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4 bn100 January 15, 2013 at 9:53 AM

Sounds like a good movie.

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5 Melody May January 16, 2013 at 1:41 PM

I saw the preview for this movie. OMG the preview raised the hair on my arms. Looks absolutely amazing. It’s been a while since I read Nicholas Spark book. I might have to get this one.

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6 Texas Book Lover January 17, 2013 at 10:53 AM

Love Nicholas Sparks books and movies. They are always great emotional reads that keep me hooked to the very last page!

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7 Keira March 18, 2013 at 7:45 PM

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