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On the Lot: With 'Everest,' Hollywood looks at new ways to release movies




A screen shot from YouTube of the trailer for Universal Pictures' 'Everest.'
A screen shot from YouTube of the trailer for Universal Pictures' 'Everest.'
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In this week's On the Lot, Hollywood rolls out "Everest" in a new way -- on premium large format screens. Though the film debuted at no. 5 instead of no. 1, its being considered a huge success because of its novel release.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ZQVpPiOji0

This, plus virtual reality and Paramount's experiment with applying TV writing to film. The L.A. Times' Rebecca Keegan joined host Alex Cohen with more.

To listen to the full interview, click on the blue audio player above