Previewing 'Emperor'

"Emperor" is the visually stunning new epic from director Peter Webber ("The Girl With the Pearl Earing," "Hannibal Rising") chronicling the tumultuous period of American occupation in Japan after the end of World War II.

"EMPEROR" Screening Info:


  • Producer Gary Foster
    Screenwriter Vera Blasi


  • Tuesday, March 5, 2013
    7:00 PM


  • Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
    Leonard H. Goldenson Theater
    5220 Lankershim Blvd.
    North Hollywood, CA. 91601

Please call (747) 201-5800 for reservations

General Douglas MacArthur (Academy Award winner Tommy Lee Jones) and his head of military intelligence General Bonner Fellers (Matthew Fox, "Lost") are tasked with determining whether the beloved Emperor Hirohito will be tried and executed for Japanese atrocities committed during the war. Complicating Gen. Fellers' investigation is the troubling disappearance of his past love Aya (Eriko Hatsune), a former Japanese exchange student. "Emperor" is in theaters March 8th.

Following our preview screening, producer Gary Foster ("Sleepless in Seattle", "The Soloist", "Community"), and screenwriter Vera Blasi ("Woman on Top", "Tortilla Soup") join series host Pete Hammond for a Q&A!

Want to win a FREE pair of passes to the screening? Answer the following trivia question correctly for your chance: For which film did Tommy Lee Jones win an Oscar? [Winner chosen at random among correct answers; contest ends March 4th at 5:00 PM] Click here for contest rules.

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