"THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY â€“ Part 1: LIONSGATE & SAMSUNG To Debut Trailer"
LionsgateÂ (NYSE: LGF), a premier next generation global content leader, and Samsung Telecommunications America, LLC (Samsung), have teamed up on the next installment of the global blockbuster Hunger Games franchise,Â The Hunger Games: Mockingjay â€“ Part 1.Â The collaboration will launch with all fans getting a sneak peek of the filmâ€™s first official teaser trailer,Â The Hunger Games: Mockingjay â€“ Part 1, exclusively on Samsungâ€™s new Galaxy TabÂ®Â S ahead of its online release.
In a first-of-its-kind experience, fans will have the opportunity to preview the highly-anticipatedÂ The Hunger Games: Mockingjay â€“ Part 1Â trailer on the Galaxy TabÂ SÂ at an exclusive premiere in San Diego during Comic-ConÂ on Friday, July 25.Â For those outside San Diego, beginningÂ Saturday, July 26, fans can visit participating Samsung Experience ShopsÂ within Best Buy locations nationwide throughout the weekend to preview the trailer. Samsung willÂ alsoÂ provide visitors that view the trailer at Samsung Experience Shops one complimentary ticket to seeÂ The Hunger Games:Â MockingjayÂ â€“ Part 1Â when it opens in theaters worldwideÂ on NovemberÂ 21, while supplies last.
Additionally,Â owners of select Galaxy devices*Â will have the opportunity to download the all-new Hunger Games Movie Pack App, via Google Playâ„¢ for access to exclusive content fromÂ The Hunger GamesÂ franchise.
â€œWeâ€™re giving our consumers the unique experience to premiere the official trailer ofÂ The Hunger Games: Mockingjay â€“ Part IÂ on our new Galaxy Tab S,â€ said Todd Pendleton, Chief Marketing Officer, Samsung Telecommunications America. â€œTogether with Lionsgate, we will give Samsung Galaxy owners access to experience The Hunger Games franchise like never before.â€
“Weâ€™re thrilled to be partnering onÂ Mockingjay 1Â with a company that has the global stature of Samsung and whose innovative technologies touch every aspect of consumersâ€™ lives around the world,” said Paula Kupfer, SVP of Consumer Products & Licensing at Lionsgate. Â “They are a perfect fit with our franchise, and together we envision unlimited opportunities for expanding the world ofÂ The Hunger GamesÂ in exciting and visionary ways.â€
During San Diego Comic-Con:
OnÂ Friday, July 25 at 12:00pmÂ PT, cast members fromÂ The Hunger Games:Â MockingjayÂ â€“ Part 1Â will introduce the trailer on the Galaxy TabÂ S in the Capitol Gallery located in the Samsung Galaxy Experience in San DiegoÂ (in the Hard Rock Hotel, corner of 5thÂ and L Streets).Â
Nationwide at Best Buy:
Fans outside the San Diego area can also get an exclusive preview of the first officialÂ The Hunger Games: Mockingjay â€“ Part 1Â trailer beginningÂ onÂ Saturday, July 26Â and extending throughÂ Sunday, July 27Â by visiting Samsung Experience Shops inside select Best Buy locations.Â While supplies last, visitors will receive one complimentary pass to seeÂ The Hunger Games:Â MockingjayÂ â€“ Part 1Â when it opens in theatersÂ November 21.
The Hunger Games Movie Pack App:
As part of the collaboration, The Hunger GamesÂ Movie Pack App will be available to download for free on select Samsung devices*Â beginningÂ July 28, via Google Play. The app will give Galaxy owners access to exclusiveÂ Hunger GamesÂ content, including scripts, book excerpts, video clips and more.
Galaxy Tab S owners will have the opportunity to download the first twoÂ Hunger GamesÂ films for free, in addition to receiving all the exclusive content through the app. Samsung will continue to deliver exclusiveHunger GamesÂ content to Galaxy owners through the app leading up to the filmâ€™s premiereÂ on November 21.Â *
Samsung, Galaxy, Galaxy S, and Galaxy Tab are all registered trademarks of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
*The Hunger Games Movie Pack App will be available to download for free on the Galaxy Tab S, Galaxy Note Pro, Galaxy Tab Pro, Galaxy Note 3, Galaxy S5 and Galaxy S4 startingÂ July 28.
*Limit to 200,000 downloads per movie.Â Available through December 31, 2014.
About Samsung Telecommunications America
Samsung Telecommunications America, LLC, (Samsung Mobile) a Dallas-based subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., researches, develops and markets wireless handsets, wireless infrastructure and other telecommunications products throughout North America. For more information, please visitwww.samsung.com.
About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in technology, opening new possibilities for people everywhere. Through relentless innovation and discovery, we are transforming the worlds of televisions, smartphones, personal computers, printers, cameras, home appliances, LTE systems, medical devices, semiconductors and LED solutions. We employ 270,000 people across 79 countries with annual sales of US$187.8 billion. To discover more, please visitÂ www.samsung.com.Â
Lionsgate is a leading global entertainment company with a strong and diversified presence in motion picture production and distribution, television programming and syndication, home entertainment, family entertainment, digital distribution, new channel platforms and international distribution and sales. Lionsgate currently has over 30 television shows on more than 20 networks spanning its primetime production, distribution and syndication businesses, including such critically-acclaimed hits as the multiple Emmy Award-winningÂ Mad MenÂ andÂ Nurse Jackie, the comedyÂ Anger Management, the network seriesÂ Nashville, the syndication successÂ The Wendy Williams ShowÂ and the critically-acclaimed hit seriesÂ Orange is the New Black.
Its feature film business has been fueled by such recent successes as the blockbuster first two installments ofThe Hunger GamesÂ franchise,Â The Hunger GamesÂ andÂ The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, the first installment of theÂ DivergentÂ franchise,Â Now You See Me,Â Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain,Â Warm Bodies,Â The Expendables 2,Â The Possession,Â Sinister, Roadside Attractions’Â MudÂ and Pantelion Films’ breakout hitInstructions Not Included, the highest-grossing Spanish-language film ever released in the U.S.
Lionsgate’s home entertainment business is an industry leader in box office-to-DVD and box office-to-VOD revenue conversion rate. Lionsgate handles a prestigious and prolific library of approximately 15,000 motion picture and television titles that is an important source of recurring revenue and serves as the foundation for the growth of the Company’s core businesses. The Lionsgate and Summit brands remain synonymous with original, daring, quality entertainment in markets around the world.
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