John Carpenter to Sign “The Official Making Of Big Trouble In Little China” at B&N at The Grove on February 25


To commemorate the film’s 30th anniversary, John Carpenter, authors Tara Bennett & Paul Terry will be at Barnes & Noble at The Grove,  189 The Grove Drive Suite K 30 in LA on Saturday February 25, 2017 2:00 PM, where they will be signing copies of “The Art Of Big Trouble in Little China” and ‘The Official Making Of Big Trouble In Little China,” the only official, comprehensive behind-the-scenes look into the making of the 1986 cult classic film Big Trouble in Little China. What has been assembled is a wealth of material, including hundreds of never-before-seen photos, exclusive new cast and crew interviews, filming secrets behind the film’s iconic action sequences, original set designs, and much more!

This is a wristbanded event.
A wristband will be issued to customers who purchase
“The Art Of Big Trouble in Little China” or “The Official Making Of Big Trouble In Little China” from Barnes & Noble at The Grove beginning February 25th at 9am

• Limit 1 wristband per book
• No memorabilia please

For more information contact Barnes & Noble at The Grove at (323) 525-0270

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TARA BENNETT is a New York Times Bestselling author and entertainment journalist. As an author or co-author, she’s written more than 20 official movie and TV companion books including Sons of Anarchy: The Official Collector’s EditionShowrunners: The Art of Running a TV ShowFringe: September’s Notebook (an Amazon Best Book of 2013), Lost EncyclopediaThe Art of Ice Age, and many more. Tara is also a contributing writer for SCI FI MagazineTotal Film,, and is a U.S. editor for SFX Magazine. She is also an adjunct TV writing professor at Rowan University.

PAUL TERRY is a bestselling author and award-winning music artist. He has written/edited official publications for the Bad Robot TV shows AliasLost, and Fringe, as well as for The Blacklist, LEGO, DreamWorks, Stars WarsThe SimpsonsFuturama, and Sleepy Hollow. Paul is also the author of the Top 10 book franchise. When he’s not writing books, Paul writes music. His film scores include Emily (starring Oscar-nominee Felicity Jones and Emmy-winner Christopher Eccleston) and the highly acclaimed chiller Care. Under his solo moniker of Cellarscape, his records include the award-winning album The Act Of Letting Go.

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Click here for the Lia Chang Articles Archive and here for the Lia Chang Photography Website.

Lia Chang. Photo by Garth Kravits
Lia Chang. Photo by Garth Kravits

Lia Chang is an actor, a multi-media content producer and co-founder of Bev’s Girl Films, making films that foster inclusion and diversity on both sides of the camera. Bev’s Girl Films’ debut short film, Hide and Seek was a top ten film in the Asian American Film Lab’s 2015 72 Hour Shootout Filmmaking Competition, and she received a Best Actress nomination. BGF collaborates with and produces multi-media content for artists, actors, designers, theatrical productions, composers,  musicians and corporations. Lia is also an internationally published and exhibited photographer, a multi-platform journalist, and a publicist. Lia has appeared in the films Wolf, New Jack City, A Kiss Before Dying, King of New York, Big Trouble in Little China, The Last Dragon, Taxman and Hide and Seek. She is profiled in Examiner.comJade Magazine and


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