29 October 2012 1:22 PM, PDT | Deadline New York | See recent Deadline New York news »

Exclusive: Forget the postponement announced this morning by Harvey Weinstein and National Geographic that moved today’s premiere of Seal Team 6: The Raid On Osama Bin Laden to Thursday. The film’s playing in DC today after all, with one major change: the screening will be held at 6 Pm at the Hay Adams Hotel (where Weinstein is staying, and which is a block away from the White House at 800 16th Street Northwest). Weinstein tells me that the Hurricane Sandy postponement left him feeling blue, and when the hotel manager asked why and learned of the scrapped screening, the manager offered up his 50-inch screen in a ballroom overlooking the White House and the Washington Monument, and Weinstein made a decision. “The show must go on,” he said. “We don’t want anybody to be unsafe, but if you’re just walking across the street or down the block, why not come? »


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