Tuesday, November 10, 2009

MySpace to Host Exclusive Live Stream of Summit Entertainment’s The Twilight Saga: New Moon Premiere Red Carpet Arrivals

Viewers Worldwide Can Pose Questions to the Cast Live On the Red Carpet

One Lucky MySpace Winner to Cover the Red Carpet with Singer/Songwriter Anya Marina and Attend the Event in Person

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MySpace will host the exclusive live stream of Summit Entertainment’s The Twilight Saga: New Moon red carpet arrivals at the world premiere on Monday, November 16 at www.myspace.com/newmoonpremiere. The unprecedented online access is the first time moviegoers across the globe can experience the premiere first-hand, as it unfolds. Viewers will also be able to take part by posting comments or questions to The Twilight Saga: New Moon Premiere MySpace page that may then be presented to the celebrities during the broadcast. The red carpet arrivals will stream live from Los Angeles beginning at 6:00 PM PT. Anya Marina, writer and performer of “Satellite Heart” on The Twilight Saga: New Moon Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, will co-host the broadcast.

The live stream details are as follows:

WHERE: The Twilight Saga: New Moon Premiere MySpace page: www.myspace.com/newmoonpremiere
DATE:Monday, November 16
In celebration of the highly anticipated event, fans are encouraged to host viewing parties in their local cities or may simply enjoy the broadcast from the comfort of their homes.

Additionally, the winner of MySpace’s The Twilight Saga: New Moon Red Carpet Correspondent Contest will conduct interviews on the red carpet during the live stream and attend the premiere. The contest represents MySpace’s unique online and offline capabilities that allow users special access to once-in-a-lifetime events.

The live stream is just one component of the highly integrated MySpace campaign with The Twilight Saga: New Moon. MySpace has featured various exclusive content from the film across all areas of the site including Movies, Music, Video and homepage takeovers. MySpace Trailer Park debuted the first trailer, which was the site’s most successful to date with a total of 4.2 million online views within the first 24 hours and 7.8 million within the first seven days. MySpace Music revealed the much anticipated soundtrack listing, provided users an early free stream of the album in its entirety and devoted Featured Playlists from those affiliated with the film. Additionally, many of MySpace’s original programs were dedicated to The Twilight Saga: New Moon. Cast members will take part in live chats and archived footage of the premiere will be available during the film’s opening week.

The Twilight Saga: New Moon is directed by Chris Weitz and stars Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson and Taylor Lautner. In the film, the romance between mortal and vampire soars to a new level as Bella Swan (Stewart) delves deeper into the mysteries of the supernatural world she yearns to become part of—only to find herself in greater peril than ever before. Following Edward Cullen’s (Pattinson) departure from Forks, Washington, Bella discovers his image comes to her whenever she puts herself in jeopardy. In time Bella’s frozen heart is gradually thawed by her budding relationship with Jacob Black (Lautner) who has a supernatural secret of his own.

The action-packed, modern day vampire love story Twilight, the first film in the series, was released in theatres on November 21, 2008 to a blockbuster reception. The second installment of the film franchise, The Twilight Saga: New Moon starring Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson and Taylor Lautner, will be released November 20, 2009. The third film in the franchise, The Twilight Saga: Eclipse is due in theaters on June 30, 2010.

Source via ThinkingOfRob

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