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MTV’s TRL Goes to the Movies

May 5, 2008

MTV Gives A Few Lucky Fans A First Look At The Most Anticipated Flicks Of the Summer

New York, NY – Throughout the month of May and leading up to the 2008 MTV Movie Awards live on Sunday, June 1st , TRL (Total Request Live) will air a series of four movie specials, featuring some of the world’s hottest big screen stars and granting viewers a sneak peek at some of this years most anticipated films.  In each episode, the audience will be filled with fans who were privileged enough to view an exclusive screening of an upcoming must see flick.  Hot on the heels of those private screenings, those same fans will interact with the day’s celebrities and some will get the opportunity to ask informed questions and hopefully get some telling answers related to the film!


Featured movie specials include:


Iron Man – airing Thursday, May 1st

Speed Racer – airing Thursday, May 8th

The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian – airing Thursday, May 15th

Indiana Jones and the Crystal Skull – airing Tuesday, May 20th


In addition to intimate fan forums where fans (in studio and via webcam) get to ask scene-specific questions, MTV News will also provide their own original content:


The 101 features hardcore fans at Comic Con (an annual multi-genre convention that celebrates world of pop culture) and elsewhere offering their thoughts on the featured film of the day.


The Loop allows fans to say what absolutely must make it into the final cut of the movie.  Each segment will also include stars on the red carpet revealing whether or not that fan will be happy with the end result.  


What You Got? explores props from the day’s featured film.


Pleased to Meet… introduces viewers to various newcomers, like Ben Barnes from Narnia and Leslie Bibb from Iron Man.



For additional info on the 2008 MTV Movie Awards and to see exclusive movie spoofs and more visit


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