Pizza Hut(R), Warner Bros. Pictures Team Up to Send Lucky Fans to Terminator Salvation World Premiere
All-expenses paid trip for two is the Grand Prize in Pizzahut.com Sweeps
DALLAS, April 6 // PRNewswire // -- Known around the world for its iconic red roof, Pizza Hut is now sending fans to the red carpet. In a little over a month, one of Hollywood's most anticipated movies of the year, Terminator Salvation, will hit the big screen, and Pizza Hut is teaming with Warner Bros. Pictures to send one lucky fan and a guest straight to Hollywood for the World Premiere. On April 6, Pizza Hut will launch an online promotion with Warner Bros. Pictures to support the May 21 release of Terminator Salvation. Pizza lovers and Terminator enthusiasts alike will have the chance to win the trip of a lifetime, or many other great prizes.
In addition to the online activities, Pizza Hut is showing its support of the human resistance by giving anyone named Sarah Connor or John Connor a free pizza. On Thursday, May 21, all Sarah Connors or John Connors can head to their local Pizza Hut restaurant to pick up the Salvation special - a free medium one-topping pizza. Just bring your government-issued I.D. to claim your free pizza.
Customers can enter to win at pizzahut.com from April 6 through May 4, 2009, for a chance to win the grand prize. After watching the premiere in Hollywood, the grand prize winner will also attend the official premiere after-party and get a behind-the-scenes tour of Warner Bros. Studios. Participants also have the chance to instantly win additional prizes. Instant win prizes will be awarded through May 30.
"In conjunction with Warner Bros., we're teaming up with one the most popular action-movie characters ever created," said Bob Kraut, marketing communications VP for Pizza Hut. "Pizza Hut's iconic red Hut may not be as intimidating as the Terminator's red eye, but pizza and movies are time-tested favorites and we're excited to offer this unique prize package."
For those who don't win the Grand Prize, there are still numerous chances to become a winner. Pizza Hut is also offering the following prizes, and every pizzahut.com customer receives a free download for a Terminator Salvation mobile wallpaper.
- First Prize: One life-size replica of the T-600 Terminator from the film
- Second Prize: Five Terminator Salvation-branded X-Box 360 consoles
- Third Prize: Fifty Terminator Salvation prize packs including the Terminator Salvation video game, t-shirts, and collectibles
Pizzahut.com is the place to get ready for the return of Terminator. For those fans that just can't wait for the film to arrive in theaters, you'll be able to catch a sneak peak on pizzahut.com prior to the premiere. Pizzahut.com will have exclusive footage from the film you can't see anywhere else from May 11 - 30. Fans can also watch movie trailers, download wallpapers, and of course, order all their favorites from Pizza Hut.
Pizza Hut is proud to support the release of Terminator Salvation and bring together thrilling action and great taste under one roof, while advancing Pizza Hut's leadership position in the digital space. The sweepstakes and Terminator Salvation online components are the latest excitement at pizzahut.com, where Pizza Hut continues to lead the category in online innovation. Pizza Hut teaming up with Warner Bros. is one more step the company is taking to bring the content and food customers want straight to their doors.
About Pizza Hut:
As the world's largest pizza restaurant company with 6,200 restaurants in the United States and more than 4,000 restaurants in 100 other countries, Pizza Hut, Inc., is a subsidiary of Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM). The company's 50-year legacy of leadership and innovation has made it the recognized leader in the $37 billion pizza category.
About Terminator Salvation:
Opening nationwide on May 21, 2009, Terminator Salvation will be distributed in North America by Warner Bros. Pictures. Sony Pictures Entertainment is distributing the film in most international territories. Terminator Salvation is set in post-apocalyptic 2018, where John Connor is the man fated to lead the human resistance against Skynet and its army of Terminators. But the future that Connor was raised to believe in is altered in part by the appearance of a stranger named Marcus Wright. Connor must decide whether Marcus has been sent from the future, or rescued from the past. As Skynet prepares its final onslaught, Connor and Marcus both embark on an odyssey that takes them into the heart of Skynet's operations, where they uncover the terrible secret behind the possible annihilation of mankind.
The film is directed by McG from a screenplay by Michael Ferris & John Brancato. Moritz Borman, Derek Anderson, Victor Kubicek and Jeffrey Silver are the producers, with Jeanne Allgood, Dan Lin, Mario F. Kassar, Andrew G. Vajna and Joel B. Michaels serving as executive producers. The film stars Christian Bale, Sam Worthington, Anton Yelchin, Bryce Dallas Howard, Moon Bloodgood, Common, Jane Alexander and Helena Bonham Carter.
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