02-24-10: APJ Auction, Premiere Dates, HTTYD Contest

Artists for Peace and JusticeArtists for Peace and Justice (APJ) has partnered with popular online auction site CharityBuzz.com for a special celebrity awards-themed auction that will begin on February 24th which includes Gerard’s tuxedo worn at this year’s Golden Globes and One-of-a-kind Haiti print signed by Gerard and other celebs.  Read more…

MARCH PREMIERE DATES
With two movies opening in March, there are several dates for US and UK premieres.  Gerard’s attendance at these premieres is, as always, not guaranteed.

March 11
UK The Bounty Hunter Premiere
Vue West End Cinema Leicester Square – London 
March 16
US The Bounty Hunter Premiere
Zeigfeld Theatre – New York City
March 21
US How To Train Your Dragon Premiere
Location TBA – Los Angeles

HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON
A premiere video contest and sweepstakes connected with How To Train Your Dragon is being held at Train-Your-Dragon.com.  The contest and sweepstakes end March 8, 2010 at 12:00 p.m. (noon) ET.

Below is just one of the many HTTYD vingettes playing during the NBC broadcast of the Olympic Games from Vancouver.  For more, visit Trailer Addict.

THE BOUNTY HUNTER

New HQ stills from The Bounty Hunter have been added to the gallery.  View more here…

LAW ABIDING CITIZEN

Law Abiding Citizen was the #1 in DVD and Blu-ray rentals and sales for the week of February 16.  Read more…

02-09-10: New PSA for Artists for Peace and Justice

Artists for Peace and Justice has released a new PSA featuring Gerard and other celebs like Maria Bello, Simon Baker, Olivia Wilde and Daniel Craig.  Read more…

Watch the PSA below:

Additional photos from the APJ luncheon, held at the home of the charity’s founder Paul Haggis, have been added to the gallery courtesy of Artists for Peace and Justice.  Rights are granted to display/use these photos on Gerardbutler.net, but not for any redistribution to any other party.

Follow the activities and events for APJ on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

Kids Kicking Cancer
We are in the final week of our campaign in support of Kids Kicking Cancer.  To date, over $53,900 has been raised from 1332 donation receipts submitted!! Thank you for all the support!! It’s not too late to send in your donation receipts!  If you are mailing a check, it must be RECEIVED before February 14, so get it in the mail early.  Click here for all the details…

The final two recipients will be chosen on February 13 and the lucky fan to Enjoy a Date with Gerry will be chosen on February 14.

THE BOUNTY HUNTER
Two new TV spots are now online for this movie.  A new synopsis of the film has also been added to our career page for the film.   Watch the TV spots below:

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LAW ABIDING CITIZEN
A reminder that Law Abiding Citizen is out on DVD on February 16.  Pre-order your copy from Amazon.com today and help support GerardButler.Net!!   Click here…

HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON
DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. report they have entered into a televised promotional partnership with NBC, debuting today (Tuesday, February 9th), three days before the start of NBC’s broadcast of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games.   They have produced seven winter sports-themed, CG animated ‘vignettes’ tied to the upcoming Paramount release “How To Train Your Dragon”, opening March 26th.   The entire series is narrated by late-night talk show host Craig Ferguson and directed by Tim Johnson, an executive producer of “How To Train Your Dragon”.   Read more…

02-03-10: Artists for Peace and Justice Video, Machine Gun Preacher

Gerard along with many other celebrities recorded their own messages about the work of Artists for Peace and Justice in Haiti both before and after the earthquake. Gerard mentioned in an interview with Entertainment Tonight Canada that he is planning a trip to Haiti in the next couple weeks to help the citizens of the country in any way he can.  Watch the video below:

The video, along with those from Penelope Cruz, Javier Bardem, Daniel Craig and more, can also be found on the APJ website.

Watch another video from Sky.com Showbiz.

THE BOUNTY HUNTER

Sony has launched a Facebook page for The Bounty Hunter.  Click here to add it to your list of fan favorites!

MACHINE GUN PREACHER
We have added Machine Gun Preacher to our list of projects in development for Gerard in the Career Achievements section.  Recently an artist in Somerset, PA finished a trailer to be used by Sam Childers in his upcoming book tour as well as being commissioned for more work on the film.  An article in the Somerset Daily American hinted that filming may begin as early as May in Reels Corner, PA on the film.  Read more…

01-29-10: Artists for Haiti, HTTYD, Sundance

Gerard was among the celebrities who came out on Thursday, January 28 for the Artists for Haiti Benefit art auction at Track 16 Gallery in Santa Monica, CA. The event, sponsored by Artists for Peace and Justice, was hosted by actress Olivia Wilde.  Read more… | View Gallery…

Kids Kicking Cancer Campaign
Two more recipients have been chosen from the list of donation receipts submitted in our Kids Kicking Cancer charity campaign, which ends February 13.  Congratulations to Ann L. of Tampa, FL and  Tracy M. from Wenatchee, WA (future movie premiere invite)!!

To date, over $43,800 has been raised from 1094 donation receipts submitted!!  Thank you for all the support!! It’s not too late to send in your donation receipts!  If you are mailing a check, it must be RECEIVED before February 14, so get it in the mail early.


A new promotional image from How to Train Your Dragon has been released by Dreamworks.  Gerard poses with his character, Stoick the Vast, from the film.  View larger…  A new promotional image from The Bounty Hunter has been added to the gallery.  View larger…  A list of international release dates for The Bounty Hunter have been added to the film’s official website.


Gerard took a half-day break from his busy schedule to attend the Holy Rollers screening at Sundance.  View more pictures…

Gamer has rocketed its way to the top of all three DVD charts for the week ending January 24 according to the Hollywood Reporter.  Read more…

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