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HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: 30 Pairs of Chicago Passes to ‘The Mighty Macs’ on Women’s Basketball
CHICAGO – In our latest sports edition of HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: Film, we have 30 admit-two movie passes up for grabs to the advance Chicago screening of the original Cinderella story “The Mighty Macs” about women’s basketball!
“The Mighty Macs” stars Carla Gugino, David Boreanaz, Ellen Burstyn, Marley Shelton, Lauren Bittner, Jennifer Butler, Phyllis Somerville, Jesse Draper, Margaret Anne Florence, Christopher Mann, Kate Nowlin, Kathy Romano, Kim Blair, Malachy McCourt and Katie Hayek from writer and director Tim Chambers. The film opens on Oct. 21, 2011.
To win your free pass to the advance Chicago screening of “The Mighty Macs” courtesy of HollywoodChicago.com, just answer our question below. That’s it! This advance screening is on Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2011 at 7 p.m. in Schaumburg, Ill. Directions to enter this HollywoodChicago.com Hookup and win can be found beneath the graphic below.
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Here is the plot description for “The Mighty Macs”:
“The Mighty Macs” is based on the incredible true story of the 1971 to 1972 Immaculata College team that started in obscurity but became the original Cinderella story in women’s basketball. This team of trailblazers went from barely making that inaugural tournament to the first dynasty in their game.
And Cathy Rush, the woman who was ahead of her time, became immortalized when she was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 2008. “The Mighty Macs” stars Carla Gugino as Cathy Rush; David Boreanaz as her husband, NBA referee Ed Rush; Marley Shelton as the young assistant coach, Sister Sunday; and Academy Award, Emmy Award and Tony Award winner Ellen Burstyn as Mother St. John.
The movie trailer for “The Mighty Macs” can be watched now below.
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Winners need to arrive early as seats are consumed on a first-come, first-served basis. Since advance screenings are overbooked to ensure a full house, winners are not guaranteed entrance and must arrive early. We recommend arriving 45 minutes before the screening’s scheduled start time. Winners are typically e-mailed our advance-screening passes two days before the screening date. HollywoodChicago.com LLC is a promotional partner with the studio and its partners and doesn’t assume any liability for this giveaway.