DALLAS, Dec. 16, 2010 // PRNewswire // -- Starting today, Pizza Hut is joining MasterCard to give one lucky person and guest the Hollywood treatment at the Valentine's Day 2011 movie premiere of "Just Go With It", a romantic date night comedy movie starring Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston. Through January 9, 2011, Pizza Hut customers have a chance to order their way to the red carpet by using their MasterCard card when making a for delivery purchase on www.pizzahut.com*.
Every time you place a delivery order using your MasterCard card on www.pizzahut.com, you will be automatically entered into the "Just Go With It" Red Carpet Sweepstakes (free alternate method of entry available)**. The grand prize winner will receive a three-night trip to New York and two tickets to attend the Red Carpet special screening of "Just Go With It", as well as a $2,500 MasterCard Gift Card. In addition to the grand prize, Pizza Hut will also be giving away select movie memorabilia and MasterCard gift cards*.
"There are few things that go together as well as movies and pizza," said Tressie Lieberman, head of promotions for Pizza Hut. "Our customers have made both a favorite part of their date night moments, which is why we are thrilled to partner with MasterCard and the upcoming release of 'Just Go With It' on this promotion."
The "Just Go With It" Red Carpet Sweepstakes ends January 9, 2011, but Pizza Hut and MasterCard will continue to work together to send their customers to a showing of the movie. From January 10 through February 13, 2011, each time you make a for delivery purchase from www.pizzahut.com of $25 or more using your MasterCard card, you will be awarded one movie ticket ($10 value).
"We are always looking to provide value to our online customers, and this partnership allows us to continue rewarding them in new and exciting ways," said Lieberman.
In "Just Go With It", a plastic surgeon, romancing a much younger schoolteacher, enlists his loyal assistant to pretend to be his soon to be ex-wife, in order to cover up a careless lie. When more lies backfire, the assistant's kids become involved, and everyone heads off for a weekend in Hawaii that will change all their lives. The film is directed by Dennis Dugan and produced by Adam Sandler, Jack Giarraputo, and Heather Parry, from a screenplay by Allan Loeb and Timothy Dowling, based on "Cactus Flower" screenplay by I. A. L. Diamond, stage play by Abe Burrows, based on a French play by Barillet and Gredy. Visit www.pizzahut.com/redcarpet to watch a preview of the movie and learn more about the Red Carpet Sweepstakes. Winners will be chosen on January 20, 2011.
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*Pizza Hut reserves the right to substitute prizes of comparable or greater value, as determined by Pizza Hut, at any time in its sole discretion.
**No purchase is necessary to participate. If purchase is made, entry is valid only on delivery orders. To receive a free alternate entry see Official Rules posted online at www.pizzahut.com/redcarpet.
Pizza Hut, America's Favorite Pizza, delivers more pizza, pasta and wings than any other restaurant. The only pizza company to be named a top ten franchise in 2009 by Entrepreneur Magazine, Pizza Hut began 50 years ago in Wichita, Kansas and today operates nearly 10,000 restaurants in more than 90 countries. Pizza Hut, Inc. is a subsidiary of Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM). To check out what's new at Pizza Hut visit www.pizzahut.com.
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