Lionsgate and Samsung have announced they have teamed up on the next installment of the global blockbuster "Hunger Games" franchise, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1
. The collaboration will launch with all fans getting a sneak peek of the film's first official teaser trailer exclusively on Samsung's new Galaxy Tab S ahead of its online release.
Fans will have the opportunity to preview the trailer on the Galaxy Tab S at an exclusive premiere in San Diego during Comic-Con on Friday, July 25. For those outside San Diego , beginning Saturday, July 26, fans can visit participating Samsung Experience Shops within Best Buy locations nationwide throughout the weekend to preview the trailer. Samsung will also provide visitors that view the trailer at Samsung Experience Shops one complimentary ticket to see The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1
when it opens in theaters worldwide on November 21, while supplies last.
Additionally, owners of select Galaxy devices will have the opportunity to download the all-new Hunger Games Movie Pack App, via Google Play for access to exclusive content from The Hunger Games franchise.
"We're giving our consumers the unique experience to premiere the official trailer of 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part I' on our new Galaxy Tab S," said Todd Pendleton, Chief Marketing Officer, Samsung Telecommunications America. "Together with Lionsgate, we will give Samsung Galaxy owners access to experience The Hunger Games franchise like never before."
"We're thrilled to be partnering on Mockingjay 1 with a company that has the global stature of Samsung and whose innovative technologies touch every aspect of consumers' lives around the world," said Paula Kupfer , SVP of Consumer Products & Licensing at Lionsgate. "They are a perfect fit with our franchise, and together we envision unlimited opportunities for expanding the world of The Hunger Games in exciting and visionary ways."
On Friday, July 25 at 12:00pm PT, cast members from The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1
will introduce the trailer on the Galaxy Tab S in the Capitol Gallery located in the Samsung Galaxy Experience in San Diego (in the Hard Rock Hotel, corner of 5th and L Streets).
Fans outside the San Diego area can also get an exclusive preview of the first official The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1
trailer beginning on Saturday, July 26 and extending through Sunday, July 27 by visiting Samsung Experience Shops inside select Best Buy locations. While supplies last, visitors will receive one complimentary pass to see The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1
when it opens in theaters November 21 .