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'Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa' Brings the Jungle to L.A. Premiere

October 27, 2008 (3:48 am) GMT
Hosting the Hollywood premiere of 'Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa', DreamWorks Pictures rolled down green carpet in front of Mann Village Theatre where Alex the lion and the penguins greeted stars.
Ben Stiller, Christine Taylor

On Sunday, October 26, DreamWorks Pictures have thrown a unique Los Angeles premiere in the anticipation of "" theatrical release. Holding the event at Mann Village Theatre in Westwood, the studio installed green carpet in front of the theater and brought out some of its characters, Alex the lion and the penguins, to greet the in-coming celebrities.

Most of the voice-cast ensemble, , , , , , and Andy Richter, were spotted at this eventful evening. They were joined by the film's original music composer Hans Zimmer as well as co-director Tom McGrath.

Other A-listers coming also to the premiere were , , a.k.a Fergie, , , , and Romeo. Beside those, other celebrity guests also spotted at the event included Chelsea Tavares, Kristen Combs, Raven Goodwin, Zoe Buckman, Tiffani Holland and filmmaker Jeffrey Katzenberg.

A sequel to the original "", "Escape 2 Africa" is an animated comedy adventure sequel of a group of spoiled zoo animals, Alex the lion, Marty the zebra, Melman the giraffe and Gloria the hippo, stranded in the middle of nowhere. Flying away from the Madagascar island to get back home, the friends will face a new adventure as they crash land in the rural plain of Africa. It will hit the U.S. big screen on November 7.



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