Wednesday, February 10, 2010

::Team Eclipse:: Walmart New Moon DVD to have 7 minute preview of Eclipse!!!!

Ulti­mate fans of Twi­light have a rea­son to howl with excite­ment: a sneak peek at The Twi­light Saga: Eclipse. Wal­mart announced today it will be the only retailer to carry The Twi­light Saga: New Moon Ulti­mate Fan Edi­tion on stan­dard DVD, and Blu-ray, with never-before-seen footage from the upcom­ing The Twi­light Saga: Eclipse. Wal­mart also will fea­ture “Twi­light Saga Shops” in stores – a ded­i­cated shop­ping expe­ri­ence for Twi­light fans to bite into a vari­ety of Twi­light –themed cloth­ing, jew­elry, and mer­chan­dise, includ­ing new items to show their wolf– or vampire-fan pride.
Fans can pre-order The Twi­light Saga: New Moon Ulti­mate Fan Edi­tion on DVD or Blu-ray, as well as the national two-disc Spe­cial Edi­tion DVD or Spe­cial Edi­tion Blu-ray, today at 

With the new movie and 50 min­utes of extra footage and inter­views, The Twi­light Saga: New Moon Ulti­mate Fan Edi­tion also con­tains an exclu­sive, 7-minute sneak peek of The Twi­light Saga: Eclipse. It begins with an excit­ing behind-the-scenes look at the pro­duc­tion of the newest film. New inter­views with stars Robert Pat­tin­son, Kris­ten Stew­art and Tay­lor Laut­ner, as well as with series-creator Stephe­nie Meyer, are inte­grated with reveal­ing on-the-set footage of some of the key scenes and sets from the upcom­ing movie. This first-look at The Twi­light Saga: Eclipse con­cludes with the world pre­miere of an actual scene from the upcom­ing film.

With the movie release sched­uled for March 20, 12:01 am, fans can be among the first to own the DVD, join­ing friends nation­wide at mid­night release events in more than 2,600 24-hour Wal­mart stores. The mid­night release last year of the first Twi­light movie brought hun­dreds of thou­sands of fans together online and in stores, becom­ing the most pre-ordered movie and most suc­cess­ful DVD movie release event in Wal­mart history.
Walmart’s Twi­light Saga Shops, designed for both the “fan-pire” and “wolf-lover,” will open in stores mid-March and will fea­ture a vari­ety of items themed around the Twi­light series and favorite movie char­ac­ters.
Among the items in Wal­mart Twi­light Saga Shop are:
· Wolf and vam­pire lover tanks ($7)
· Twi­light Saga themed tees ($9)
· Jacob Black and Edward Cullen tees ($9)
· Twi­light Saga themed jew­elry (bracelets, pins, key chains, ear­rings, neck­laces) ($5 )
· Twi­light Saga themed mes­sen­ger bags ($12) and totes ($9)
· Twi­light Saga books, includ­ing “The Twi­light Saga: New Moon Offi­cial Illus­trated Com­pan­ion Book” – ($13.24)and “Life Story” mag­a­zine cover issue fea­tur­ing Twi­light ($8.95)
· The Twi­light Saga New Moon Ulti­mate Fan Poster – exclu­sive DVD cover art ($5)
· Party snacks and bev­er­ages to pre­pare for DVD view­ing par­ties
· New Moon Spe­cial Edi­tion Two-Disc DVD and Blu-ray – avail­able 12:01 am, Mar. 20)
· The Twi­light Saga: New Moon Ulti­mate Fan Edi­tion Two-Disc DVD ($24.96) and Blu-ray ($29.96) and The Twi­light Saga: New Moon Ulti­mate Fan Edi­tion with Forks doc­u­men­tary DVD ($29.96) – all avail­able 12:01 am, Mar. 20

Cus­tomers can also find items such as char­ac­ter dolls Bella, Edward and Jacob ($24.88), movie sound­tracks, as well as New Moon The Movie Board Game and SCENE IT? Twi­light Movie Edi­tion THE DVD GAME at select stores. Wal­mart will host its ded­i­cated Twi­light Saga Shops in its 3,500 stores through mid-April, and con­tinue to carry Twi­light mer­chan­dise through the year, although some items are for a lim­ited period only.

As excite­ment builds for this upcom­ing DVD release, Wal­mart will announce addi­tional spe­cial events and activ­i­ties for fans in the com­ing weeks.