MTV Continues Celebration of 2013 Movie Awards with MTV First: The Incredible Burt Wonderstone on Tuesday, March 12

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March 8th, 2013

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MTV CONTINUES ITS CELEBRATION OF THE “2013 MTV MOVIE AWARDS” WITH “MTV FIRST: THE INCREDIBLE BURT WONDERSTONE”
TUESDAY, MARCH 12 AT 7:56 P.M. ET ON MTV AND MTV.COM
STEVE CARELL AND JIM CARREY TO PERSONALLY INTRODUCE THE CLIP ON-AIR BEFORE SITTING FOR A 30-MINUTE INTERVIEW ON MTV.COM
CO-STAR OLIVIA WILDE SET TO APPEAR ON MTV FRIDAY, MARCH 15 DURING “RATED MTV: MOVIE AWARDS EDITION” AT 8:00 P.M. ET/PT
New York, NY (March 8, 2013) – Continuing its celebration of the forthcoming “2013 MTV Movie Awards,” MTV today announced that Steve Carell and Jim Carrey will appear on-air to debut an exclusive clip from their upcoming comedy “The Incredible Burt Wonderstone” on Tuesday, March 12 during “MTV First: The Incredible Burt Wonderstone.” Beginning at 7:56 p.m. ET on MTV, Carell and Carrey will be joined by MTV News’ Josh Horowitz to personally introduce the clip. The duo will then head online to MTV.com for a 30-minute sit-down interview where they will also take fan questions via Twitter (using @MTVNews / hash-tag #MTVFirst #AskBurt). Then on Friday, March 15, Carell and Carrey’s co-star Olivia Wilde will join MTV News’ Josh Horowitz on MTV to discuss the film during “Rated MTV: Movie Awards Edition” beginning at 8:00 p.m. ET.
“The Incredible Burt Wonderstone,” in theaters Friday, March 15, stars Steve Carell and Steve Buscemi as superstar Las Vegas magicians and one-time best friends Burt and Anton, and Olivia Wilde as their glamorous magic assistant, Jane. Alan Arkin stars as old-school illusionist Rance Holloway; James Gandolfini as casino mogul Doug Munny; and Jim Carrey as the team’s number one rival, guerilla street magician Steve Gray.
MTV recently unveiled a slate of movie and film themed programming that will culminate at the “2013 MTV Movie Awards,” starring Rebel Wilson as host airing live on Sunday, April 14 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT from the Sony Pictures Studios Lot in Culver City, CA. The programming kicked off Tuesday, March 5 with the “MTV Movie Awards Nominations Spectacular” and was followed by the debut of “Rated MTV: Movie Awards Edition,” airing every Friday night through April 5 as a destination for movie fans to watch fan-favorite flicks, get the latest “MTV Movie Awards” breaking news and check out interstitial interviews with a variety of celebrities chatting about their upcoming new film releases. The celebration will continue on the network the week of April 8 every night at 11:00 p.m. ET with the return of the “MTV Movie Awards Sneak Peek Week,” giving fans a sneak peek of five of the most anticipated Summer Blockbuster films, along with sit down interviews with some of Hollywood’s biggest stars.
MTV News is the authority for music, movies and pop culture news for the Millennial audience, producing a diverse mix of daily news stories, insider specials, weekly series, live red carpet shows, exclusive music video and movie premieres, as well as exclusive artist and celebrity interviews on-air, online, via mobile and across social media.
“MTV First: The Incredible Burt Wonderstone,” “Rated MTV: Movie Awards Edition” and “MTV Movie Awards Sneak Peek Week” are a production of MTV News.
 
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