The Weinstein Company announced today that following an upcoming special screening of The Artist they will feature a live Q&A session with director Michel Hazanavicius, stars Jean Dujardin, Bérénice Bejo, James Cromwell, Missi Pyle and producer Thomas Langmann. The event will take place on Friday, January 6th following a screening at the Wadsworth Theatre that will begin at 8:00pm PST. The Q&A will begin at approximately 9:40pm PST.

The Q&A will be moderated by KCRW's Matt Holzman. When the film is over, the Q&A will be streamed online at TheArtistMovie.net and Facebook.com/TheArtist.TWC allowing film fans across the country to submit questions and participate in a discussion with the cast and crew on the making of the film. The Weinstein Company hosted a similar event last year with the film The King's Speech and had over 20,000 questions submitted in a 30 minute period during the Q&A.

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Hollywood 1927. George Valentin (Jean Dujardin) is a silent movie superstar. The advent of the talkies will sound the death knell for his career and see him fall into oblivion. For young extra Peppy Miller (Bérénice Bejo), it seems the sky is the limit - major movie stardom awaits. The Artist tells the story of their interlinked destinies. The film opened in U.S. theaters on November 25th.

Directed by Michel Hazanavicius, The Artist stars Jean Dujardin, Bérénice Bejo, James Cromwell, Missi Pyle, Penelope Ann Miller, Malcolm McDowell, Beth Grant, Joel Murray, Ken Davitian and John Goodman. It is written by Michel Hazanavicius and produced by Thomas Langmann.

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