Live in Person: Sex and the City 2's Willie Garson on Friday May 28 through Sunday May 30

May 28 - 30, 2010

The Hollywood cinemas once again bring you not only great entertainment
but visits with the actors that make great film making into iconic movies!


Hollywood Palms is proud to present Sex and the City 2 with special guest Willie Garson!

Only at Hollywood Palms Cinema in Naperville

Friday, May 28th - shows at 4:00*, 5:30*, 7:00, 8:30, 10:00 -  (Tickets)

Saturday, May 29th - shows at 1:00*, 2:30*, 4:00*, 5:30*, 7:00, 8:30, 10:00, 11:30 -  (Tickets)

Sunday, May 30th - shows at 1:00*, 2:30*, 4:00*, 5:30*, 7:00, 8:30 -  (Tickets)

Pass-restricted through first weekend.
Adults only after 5:30
*Welcoming minors with adults before 5:30.


Willie Garson has appeared in over 50 movies and TV shows, but is best known for playing Stanford Blatch on the HBO series and Warner Brothers film Sex and the City. He reprises the role of Carrie Bradshaw?s best friend and confidant for the upcoming release Sex and the City 2.

Garson had a recurring role as Henry Coffield on NYPD Blue. His other TV appearances include Mr. Belvedere, My Two Dads, Quantum Leap, Monk, Boy Meets World, Ally McBeal, Party of Five, Star Trek: Voyager, Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Friends, The X-Files, Yes, Dear, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Pushing Daisies, Stargate SG-1, Wizards of Waverly Place, CSI: Miami and Mental. He is currently portraying Mozzie in the USA TV series White Collar.
Garson has also appeared in three movies from the Farrelly brothers ? Kingpin, There's Something About Mary, and Fever Pitch. His other film credits include Groundhog Day, Just Like Heaven, The Rock, Being John Malkovich, Freaky Friday and Labor Pains.

Garson recently made headlines when his adoption of 8 year old son Nathan became final. Says 46 year old Garson  to People Magazine, "I just reached a point of 'What am I waiting for?'" he says. "I don't care if I ever get married, but if I never have a kid?" Nathan got a taste of Dad?s celebrity status while filming the latest installment of Sex in the City 2 in New York where the cast members ?are like the Yankees. We can?t walk 20 feet without being mobbed!?

How our celebrity events work 

Our very popular series of celebrity events often includes a table in our lobby where you can briefly meet the stars of some of your favorite films, get their autograph or a posed photograph with them.

These events are very expensive to stage and most celebrities are paid for their personal appearances including all first class expenses.

These events are often heavily attended and we always suggest that you arrive early.  Celebrities are generally scheduled to arrive one hour prior to the first scheduled showing of their film.  They may or may not be available to the public after a screening so we always suggest that you purchase a souvenir and meet them prior to entering the auditorium.  Your early arrival also helps ensure that you can enjoy the widest selection of seats when you watch the film. You must have purchased an admission ticket to get in the line to meet our guests.

For some extraordinarily popular events we have to run select films in more than one auditorium, so our guests will appear in person in the largest auditorium and we will feed live video of their greeting into secondary auditoriums before we roll the film.  Seating is always on a first come first serve basis so you may or may not be in the same auditorium as our guest during an interview, although you will not miss anything when viewing it live on our big screen in an adjacent auditorium.  If space permits, there may be standing room during an interview.

Depending on the length of the line and scheduling, our guest may or may not entertain questions from the audience and introduce the film from the stage.  This is entirely discretionary and varies from event to event.  Some of our guests make an extraordinary effort to ensure a great experience and are very talkative, although this may back up the seating for later show times. Sometimes the lines to get autographs and pictures are so long that timing will not permit the actor to make an in-theater appearance at all.  We try to please as many people as possible and hate to turn away people from the line or the shows, although this will at times wreak havoc with the show schedule.

In most instances, there is a charge per autograph, whether it is a photograph or item from here at the table or something that you bring with you.  You must have purchased an autograph in order to get a posed photograph with our guest.  In some cases, we do have a professional photographer set up to take a picture with our guest, also at a nominal charge, and in those instances you may only get a posed photograph through this system.  We do take credit cards and there is also an ATM on premise.

You may always take a candid unposed photograph of our guest from elsewhere in the lobby at no additional charge.

Daily Specials
  • Monday

    1/2 Price Buckets of Ice Cold Beer

  • Tuesday

    1/2 Price Pitchers of Margaritas

  • Wednesday

    $3 Ticket w/college ID, $3 Btls Corona & Modelo

  • Thursday

    Rat Pack Classic Martinis are just $5

  • Saturday & Sunday

    $3 Senior Admission for 1st Matinee
    Bring the Grandkids!