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Movie Talk: Atlanta will be rolling out the red carpet Dec. 7 for a special screening of director Peter Jackson's (you might remember him from those three dinky films about a hobbit named Frodo) highly anticipated feature King Kong. Sigourney Weaver, along with Andrew Young, will host the event at Regal Cinemas' Atlantic Station Stadium 16 to benefit the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International. Seats for the premiere start at $75 and top off at $500 for the full Hollywood VIP experience -- which would be worth every penny to Dish if Adrien Brody was going to be in attendance. Though King Kong himself, Andy Serkis, will "deliver a special message," there's no word on whether the film's other stars -- Brody, Naomi Watts, Jack Black -- will make it to the ATL. ... In other movie news, it looks like we can hold our breath a little longer for OutKast's film My Life in Idlewild. The accompanying album, which was to be released Dec. 6, has been pushed back until after the new year, meaning the movie's release is delayed as well.

Club Talk: Remember Trinity, which later became Formosa, on downtown's lonesome Trinity Avenue? It appears that Sugar Lounge is going to give it a go and try to draw a hip crowd back to the desolate street, which is a few blocks from the growing Castleberry Hill gallery district. Dish hears that the lounge might try to pack in a crowd as a live music venue, too.

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