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The Marc Lawrence romantic comedy The Rewrite played to an enthusiastic crowd of nearly 1,200 in a special screening at Binghamton University.

The crowd was treated to an advance look at the latest project by Lawrence, who graduated from SUNY-Binghamton in 1981.

Lawrence wrote and directed The Rewrite, which is set at Binghamton University. Some of the exterior shooting for the movie was done on the Vestal campus.

Several other scenes from around Broome County also are incorporated in the production. Most of the shooting was done on a Long Island campus.

Lawrence and Hugh Grant, a star in The Rewrite, discussed the film before the screening during a reception at the university's West Gym. They also answered questions from audience following the screening at the Anderson Center.

A special alumni viewing of The Rewrite has been scheduled for February 13 in Manhattan. The event is sponsored by the Binghamton University Alumni Association and the Metro New York Chapter.

The Rewrite is not currently scheduled to play at any Binghamton area theaters. It will be available on iTunes and via video-on-demand starting Febraru 13.

The movie has been booked at these theaters around the country:

ChicagoAMC South Barrington 30
HoustonAMC Studio 30 - Houston
Tampa-St. Pete (Sarasota)AMC Veterans Expressway 24
Los AngelesLaemmle Pasadena
DenverAMC Westminster Promenade 24
Seattle-TacomaAMC Alderwood Mall 16
Boston (Manchester)AMC Liberty Tree Mall 20
PhiladelphiaAMC Hamilton 24
MinneapolisAMC Arbor Lakes
New YorkAMC Village 7
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