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Paramount Pictures And Twitter Team Up To Offer ‘Super 8’ Sneak Preview!

Paramount Pictures And Twitter Team Up To Offer ‘Super 8’ Sneak Preview!

Paramount Pictures and Twitter jointly announced today sneak preview showings of the movie SUPER 8 for 1-day only on Thursday, June 9th, in advance of the film’s scheduled nationwide release on Friday, June 10th. To promote the sneak previews, the companies have designated the hashtag #Super8Secret, which Paramount has also sponsored as a Promoted Trend, allowing Twitter’s global user base a direct link to buy tickets to the advanced previews. At select, participating theatres in the United States, Super 8 Sneak Preview moviegoers will be treated to a free popcorn (with a concession purchase) at each sneak preview show. Hosting movie sneak previews marks a first for Twitter. This promotion continues a key partnership betweenParamount and Twitter on SUPER 8. The duo joined forces in March for the movie’s exclusive trailer premiere via Twitter, another exciting first for the site.

SUPER 8, from writer/director J.J. Abrams and producer Steven Spielberg, will open exclusively tomorrow, June 9th, on over 300 screens nationwide, featuring all 239 IMAX playdates in the U.S. and Canada.  Fans can go to www.Twitter.com/Super8Movie and use #Super8Secret to share information about the movie with friends. To be among the first to see SUPER 8, visit www.Super8-Movie.com/Sneak for tickets and show times.

“With SUPER 8, J.J. and Steven have created a really fun and engaging movie for all ages,” said Rob Moore, Vice Chairman of Paramount Pictures. “We are excited to finally get it out into the marketplace and using this sneak preview promotion with Twitter to kick start the film’s release, is an unprecedented way to get people into theaters and talking about the movie.”

“Twitter is how we hear about new movies and share our tiny reviews before the credits finish rolling,” said Biz Stone, Twitter cofounder. “There are already millions of people talking about SUPER 8 on Twitter and Paramount gets that. Creating more excitement about the film with sneak previews and free popcorn is a smart way to make this film a global conversation even before it’s released.”

“Twitter has the incredible capability of spreading buzz in real-time, as well as fostering communal conversations that encapsulate large audiences in a matter of seconds. We believe these elements are key in promoting a movie like SUPER 8 that has such incredible playability and the potential for unlimited positive word of mouth,” said Amy Powell, Paramount’s Executive Vice President, Interactive Marketing Strategies & Film Production.

SUPER 8 is an Amblin Entertainment / Bad Robot production, directed by Abrams from his original script and produced by Steven Spielberg, Abrams and Bryan Burk.  The film stars Kyle Chandler, Elle Fanning, Joel Courtney, Gabriel Basso, Noah Emmerich, Ron Eldard, Riley Griffiths, Ryan Lee and Zach Mills. The movie takes place in the summer of 1979, where a group of friends in a small Ohiotown witness a catastrophic train crash while making a super 8 movie and soon suspect that it was not an accident. Shortly after, unusual disappearances and inexplicable events begin to take place in town, and the local Deputy tries to uncover the truth – something more terrifying than any of them could have imagined.

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New Teaser Poster For ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2’

New Teaser Poster For ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2’

Warner Bros. has released the first official teaser poster for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 which is set to open in 3D on July 15th. Check it out below and be sure to weigh in with your thoughts!

The film stars Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Helena Bonham Carter, Robbie Coltrane, Warwick Davis, Tom Felton, Ralph Fiennes, Michael Gambon, Jason Isaacs, Alan Rickman, David Thewlis, Julie Walters and Bonnie Wright.

Synopsis: In Part 2 of the epic finale, the battle between the good and evil forces of the Wizarding world escalates into an all-out war. The stakes have never been higher and no one is safe. But it is Harry Potter who may be called upon to make the ultimate sacrifice as he draws closer to the climactic showdown with Lord Voldemort. It all ends here.


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‘Tron: The Next Day’ Viral Video Unleashed!

‘Tron: The Next Day’ Viral Video Unleashed!

Tron: The Next Day (Flynn Lives Revealed) is a 10-minute short that fills in the backstory between the first and second films. It recently appeared on YouTube and contains unused footage from Tron Legacy. The video is reportedly one of several shorts that will appear as easter eggs on the upcoming Tron Legacy DVD which hits Blu-ray and DVD on April 5th, 2011. Check it out below and weigh in with you thoughts!

Source: Slashfilm

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Stunning New Theatrical Trailer For ‘Tron Legacy’ Unleashed

Stunning New Theatrical Trailer For ‘Tron Legacy’ Unleashed

Disney has released the theatrical trailer for their highly anticipated film, Tron Legacy. Check it out below or swing by Apple.com to see it in high definition! Tron Legacy is slated for a December 17th, 2010 release and stars Jeff Bridges, Garrett Hedlund, Olivia Wilde, Bruce Boxleitner, James Frain, Beau Garrett and Michael Sheen and is directed by Joseph Kosinski.

Tron Legacy is a 3D high-tech adventure set in a digital world that’s unlike anything ever captured on the big screen. Sam Flynn (Garrett Hedlund), the tech-savvy 27-year-old son of Kevin Flynn (Jeff Bridges), looks into his father’s disappearance and finds himself pulled into the same world of fierce programs and gladiatorial games where his father has been living for 25 years. Along with Kevin’s loyal confidant (Olivia Wilde), father and son embark on a life-and-death journey across a visually-stunning cyber universe that has become far more advanced and exceedingly dangerous.

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‘Tron Legacy’ – Final Piece of Artwork For Triptych Poster Unveiled!

‘Tron Legacy’ – Final Piece of Artwork For Triptych Poster Unveiled!

Disney has released the third piece of artwork for a triptych of one-sheets for their highly anticipated film, ‘Tron Legacy’. Check it out below along with a look at all three images combined!

The film is slated for a December 17th, 2010 release and stars Jeff Bridges, Garrett Hedlund, Olivia Wilde, Bruce Boxleitner, James Frain, Beau Garrett and Michael Sheen and is directed by Joseph Kosinski.

Tron Legacy is a 3D high-tech adventure set in a digital world that’s unlike anything ever captured on the big screen. Sam Flynn (Garrett Hedlund), the tech-savvy 27-year-old son of Kevin Flynn (Jeff Bridges), looks into his father’s disappearance and finds himself pulled into the same world of fierce programs and gladiatorial games where his father has been living for 25 years. Along with Kevin’s loyal confidant (Olivia Wilde), father and son embark on a life-and-death journey across a visually-stunning cyber universe that has become far more advanced and exceedingly dangerous.

Source: Empire

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Disney Launches Official TRON Pop-Up Shop at Royal/T in Los Angeles

Disney Launches Official TRON Pop-Up Shop at Royal/T in Los Angeles

Disney Consumer Products (DCP) is giving fans the ultimate TRON experience by hosting the official, one and only TRON: Legacy Pop-Up Shop with displays and merchandise inspired by the high-tech 3D adventure, TRON: Legacy, releasing in U.S. theaters Dec. 17, 2010 in Disney Digital 3D™ and IMAX® 3D. Just in time for the holiday shopping season, this six week-long retail destination for men and women of all ages will offer one-of-a-kind, limited-edition TRON merchandise at the café, retail concept shop, and art exhibition space Royal/T in Culver City, CA —November 19 through December 23, 2010 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. daily, with extended hours on Wednesdays to 10 p.m. Walk-ins are welcome.

“Our TRON: Legacy merchandise line offers a wide range of items for all —whether you’re a die-hard fan or just an avid fan of design, imagination and technology,” said Pam Lifford, executive vice president of fashion and home for Disney Consumer Products. “We’ve had great response from fans on the line overall and the TRON Pop-Up Shop is a special way to bring it all together for them while spotlighting those one-of-a-kind pieces they can’t find anywhere else.”

Debuting as the first concept pop-up shop ever to be hosted by DCP, the TRON retail shop operated by larry abel / de-signs will curate and sell TRON merchandise from Monster, adidas, Hurley, Oakley, Spin Master, Han Cholo, New Era, Threadless, select titles from Disney Publishing’s TRON line and much more. In addition to this lineup, new TRON product will be introduced regularly throughout the shop’s six-week duration. Every week, until the movie opens, visitors can stop by the TRON Pop-Up Shop and enter to win a family four-pack of 3D advance screening passes to see TRON: Legacy,with a winner announced every TRON Tuesday (no purchase necessary). While supplies last, guests can also score a free mini TRON: Legacy movie poster with a pop-up shop purchase.

Inspired by the safe house seen in the upcoming film, The TRON Pop-Up Shop design consists of clean, smooth curves and open spaces giving way to a creative use of light that combines natural and artificial lighting to give the shop its modern, almost digital, feel. Get a sneak peek at early concept art renderings here: http://bit.ly/TRONPopUpShop

In celebration of the pop-up shop at Royal/T and upcoming TRON news, DCP’s official Facebook page– Disney Living has added a TRON Facebook tab that will host behind-the-scenes photo galleries, the latest product releases, exclusive video content from the TRON Pop-Up Shop and a schedule of upcoming TRON events in the Southern California area.

TRON Pop-Up Product Drop Schedule:

Images of the TRON: Legacy merchandise can be downloaded at: http://bit.ly/TRONMerchandise

Nov. 19 In addition to the array of pop-up shop merchandise for sale, limited quantities will be available from the TRON: Legacy couture collection for women designed by high-end designers Jerome C. Rousseau, Hayden-Harnett, Rotenier and TomTom, ranging in price from $90 – $2,600. As an exclusive for visitors, the TRON-inspired pieces from Los Angeles–based jewelry brand TomTom will only be available at retail at the TRON Pop-Up.

Nov. 30 – This week is especially designed for athletes and action-film fanatics. Limited edition products inspired by TRON: Legacy available this week include: an adidas compression top ($45), styling TRON board shorts from Hurley ($65) and special edition TRON: Legacy 3D eyewear from Oakley ($150).

Dec. 3 – Three different sets of limited-edition collectible artwork ($28.99-$76.99) selected directly from the film, plus actual film frames of different scenes from TRON: Legacy.

Dec. 7 – Soundtrack CD: The original motion picture score for TRON: Legacy composed and produced by the critically-acclaimed, Grammy-winning duo Daft Punk.

Special TRON Pop-Up Shop Events:

Dec. 17 – Fans can trade in their TRON: Legacy movie stub and collect a TRON keepsake available only on this date and for the first 300 people during Royal/T gallery hours.

Dec. 18 – Fans are welcome to join TRON Family Fun Day from Noon to 4 p.m. with art activities for the whole family including decorating a mini-lightcycle from Spin Master.

TRON Café Menu

A special TRON-themed menu will be offered at Royal/T‘s Japanese “cosplay” maid café during the course of the pop-up shop with TRON-inspired menu items such as a Reco Burger with Buffalo Sauce, Chipotle Aioli and Fried Onion Rings ($12); a Lightcycle Salad with Endives, Caramelized Oranges, and Toasted Pecans in a Yuzu Vinaigrette ($8); an Identity Disk Cake with White Chocolate Lava Cake and Blueberry Sauce ($6); alongside a shareableTRON: Legacy High Tea set featuring assorted Sweets and Savory Canapés, served with a choice of Tea ($25).

For additional details on the TRON Pop-Up Shop and the latest information on product deliveries and public events, visit Royal/T. Located in Culver City, Royal/T is a playful blending of café, concept shop, and art exhibition space. The 10,000-square-foot space reflects the interior realm of fantasy that strongly influences the artist’s included in owner Susan Hancock’s art collection. Royal/T’s café is inspired by the meido kissa (maid café) phenomena of Akihabara, Tokyo’s electronic district. Re-contextualizing the underground culture of Japan that celebrates “cosplay” (costume play), waitresses dressed in maid uniforms with a Lolita-esque touch, while serving an amalgam of French and Japanese cuisine with local California style. The art space showcases curated exhibitions with a focus on Japanese contemporary art; and an inventive concept store emulates the collection’s sophistication, a seamless merging of Japanese pop culture and high-end design. Royal/T is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily. The Royal/T café is open from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily, with extended hours on Wednesdays from 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. The concept store and space are open from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. daily. Walk-ins are welcome. For additional information, guests can call Royal/T at 310.559.6300 and visit www.royal-t.org. Royal/T is also on Facebook and Twitter.

Special promo codes may be available to save money on a Disney trip and experience Tron.

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‘Tron Legacy’ – Second Piece of Artwork For Triptych Poster Unveiled!

‘Tron Legacy’ – Second Piece of Artwork For Triptych Poster Unveiled!

Disney has released the second piece of artwork for a triptych of one-sheets for their highly anticipated film, ‘Tron Legacy’
The film is slated for a December 17th, 2010 release and stars Jeff Bridges, Garrett Hedlund, Olivia Wilde, Bruce Boxleitner, James Frain, Beau Garrett and Michael Sheen and is directed by Joseph Kosinski.

Tron Legacy is a 3D high-tech adventure set in a digital world that’s unlike anything ever captured on the big screen. Sam Flynn (Garrett Hedlund), the tech-savvy 27-year-old son of Kevin Flynn (Jeff Bridges), looks into his father’s disappearance and finds himself pulled into the same world of fierce programs and gladiatorial games where his father has been living for 25 years. Along with Kevin’s loyal confidant (Olivia Wilde), father and son embark on a life-and-death journey across a visually-stunning cyber universe that has become far more advanced and exceedingly dangerous.

Source: Empire

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‘Tron Legacy’ – First Piece of Artwork For Triptych Poster Unveiled!

‘Tron Legacy’ – First Piece of Artwork For Triptych Poster Unveiled!

Disney has released the first piece of artwork for a triptych of one-sheets for their highly anticipated film, ‘Tron Legacy’. The second and third installments, expected to be unveiled this week, will form a unified whole. Check out the first piece of the puzzle below.

The film is slated for a December 17th, 2010 release and stars Jeff Bridges, Garrett Hedlund, Olivia Wilde, Bruce Boxleitner, James Frain, Beau Garrett and Michael Sheen and is directed by Joseph Kosinski.

Tron Legacy is a 3D high-tech adventure set in a digital world that’s unlike anything ever captured on the big screen. Sam Flynn (Garrett Hedlund), the tech-savvy 27-year-old son of Kevin Flynn (Jeff Bridges), looks into his father’s disappearance and finds himself pulled into the same world of fierce programs and gladiatorial games where his father has been living for 25 years. Along with Kevin’s loyal confidant (Olivia Wilde), father and son embark on a life-and-death journey across a visually-stunning cyber universe that has become far more advanced and exceedingly dangerous.

Source: Empire

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Oakley to Debut 3D Eyewear With Special TRON: Legacy Film Edition

Oakley to Debut 3D Eyewear With Special TRON: Legacy Film Edition

Oakley, Inc. today announced the upcoming debut of its innovative new 3D eyewear. A special edition will celebrate the release of TRON: Legacy, a much-anticipated Disney 3D film opening in U.S. theaters onDecember 17, 2010. The new “TRON” Limited Edition 3D Gascan® by Oakley will give movie audiences the superior technologies developed specifically for Oakley 3D eyewear, assuring a premium 3D experience.

“The premiere of TRON: Legacy is a great opportunity for us to introduce moviegoers to the unique innovations of Oakley 3D eyewear,” said Oakley CEO Colin Baden. “This film will be an incredible visual experience, and those who view it with Oakley3D eyewear will get the most out of it by enjoying the clarity and 3D performance of unparalleled design. We are honored to collaborate with Disney for this special event, and we look forward to opening the world’s eyes to the ultimate 3D experience with Oakley 3D eyewear,” Baden concluded.

“Collaborating with Oakley provided Disney with a great opportunity to interpret the aesthetics and themes of TRON: Legacy into cutting edge eyewear for fans to enjoy,” said Stephen Teglas, vice president and general manager of Fashion & Home North America at Disney Consumer Products.

Rendered with signature Oakley style, the new “TRON” Limited Edition 3D Gascan is accented with graphics that salute the cinematic story. A custom Microclear™ bag will be included for lens cleaning and eyewear storage. In the spirit of making this eyewear edition a collectible, the Microclear bag is also highlighted with graphics inspired by the film.

To engineer Oakley 3D eyewear, Oakley combined its industry-leading frame innovations with lens technologies that maximize the 3D experience by offering unprecedented levels of clarity and visual fidelity. “TRON” Limited Edition 3D Gascan features HDO-3D™, a collection of proprietary lens innovations that have achieved the first optically correct 3D eyewear on Earth.*Oakley 3D lenses virtually eliminate the ghosting or “crosstalk” between images that reach each eye from one moment to the next, a potential problem with inferior 3D eyewear.

A second key difference between Oakley 3D eyewear and conventional designs is the lens curvature. Greater curvature around the eyes provides a wider field of view, but without highly precise optics, even a mild curve can cause visual distortion. Oakleytechnology maintains optical clarity so the wearer can enjoy a wide field of sharp vision. The curvature of Oakley 3D lenses has the added benefit of minimizing distractive glare.

A special rendition of a popular Oakley sunglass frame, 3D Gascan is designed with a proprietary Three-Point Fit to retain the lenses in precise optical alignment. The fit optimizes comfort by eliminating the unbalanced pressure points common with ordinary frames. Oakley’s durable yet lightweight frame makes contact only at the sides of the head and bridge of the nose, and it does not hook the ears like conventional frames made with curved earstems.

TRON: Legacy will introduce a new generation of moviegoers to an entirely new realm of groundbreaking digital effects. TRONfirst appeared on the big screen almost 30 years ago and created a digital world that was ahead of its time. With the release of the newest installment, this elaborate world will be reimagined and expanded.

“TRON” Limited Edition 3D Gascan will be available in November for U.S. $150 through select Sunglass Hut, Oakley Stores andwww.Oakley.com.

Oakley 3D lenses were developed to deliver a prime entertainment experience in cinemas that utilize passive polarization, the technology found in most 3D theaters. Oakley is also pursuing partnerships with manufacturers of home 3D systems that utilize passive polarization technology. This will allow consumers to use the same eyewear for home and cinema 3D entertainment.

Oakley will also release a “TRON” commemorative sunglass based on a design from the company’s Elite Collection of ultra-premium products. This non-3D eyewear is a special edition of Oakley Elite Pit Boss® and features HDPolarized lenses with High Definition Optics® (HDO®). Engineered with ultra-lightweight titanium plates, the frame is embellished with graphics inspired by TRON: Legacy.

Oakley 3D glasses are optimized for indoor cinema application and not intended for outdoor use. The technology in 3D polarization is not ideal for normal daily outdoor use and will not provide the same level of performance as sunglasses.

Visit Oakley.com to learn more about the company’s optical innovations.

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Three New Character Posters For ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows’

Three New Character Posters For ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows’

Warner Bros. Pictures has released three new character posters for the next chapter of the Harry Potter series, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Check them out below! The first part of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows will hit theaters on November 19th 2010, and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 will be released on July 15th, 2011.

The film stars Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint, Helena Bonham Carter, Ralph Fiennes, Alan Rickman, Bill Nighy, Michael Gambon, Rhys Ifans, Bonnie Wright, Tom Felton, Jason Isaacs, John Hurt, Maggie Smith, Miranda Richardson, David Thewlis, Brendan Gleeson, and Robbie Coltrane.

Synopsis: Harry, Ron and Hermione set out on their perilous mission to track down and destroy the secret to Voldemort’s immortality and destruction — the Horcruxes. On their own, without the guidance of their professors or the protection of Professor Dumbledore, the three friends must now rely on one another more than ever. But there are Dark Forces in their midst that threaten to tear them apart. Meanwhile, the wizarding world has become a dangerous place for all enemies of the Dark Lord. The long-feared war has begun and Voldemort’s Death Eaters seize control of the Ministry of Magic and even Hogwarts, terrorizing and arresting anyone who might oppose them. But the one prize they still seek is the one most valuable to Voldemort: Harry Potter. The Chosen One has become the hunted one as the Death Eaters search for Harry with orders to bring him to Voldemort…alive. Harry’s only hope is to find the Horcruxes before Voldemort finds him. But as he searches for clues, he uncovers an old and almost forgotten tale — the legend of the Deathly Hallows. And if the legend turns out to be true, it could give Voldemort the ultimate power he seeks. Little does Harry know that his future has already been decided by his past when, on that fateful day, he became “the Boy Who Lived.” No longer just a boy, Harry Potter is drawing ever closer to the task for which he has been preparing since the day he first stepped into Hogwarts: the ultimate battle with Voldemort.

Source: Yahoo! Movies

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