Legendary Heads to SDCC 2014 with Pacific Rim, Crimson Peak, and Warcraft

Press Release:

LEGENDARY AT SDCC 2014

At Comic-Con 2014, we invite our fans to ‘step inside our worlds’.

We will be at San Diego Comic-Con 2014 hosting a booth on the show floor, holding a panel in Hall H, and much more.  Follow us on Twitter and Instagram for the latest announcements and updates.  We know everyone can’t make it to Comic-Con so we will be covering all the activities through photos & videos, and hosting fan giveaways on our social accounts during and after Comic-Con.  Keep an eye out!

Legendary Booth

Booth Location: #3920

We have worked with master filmmaker Guillermo del Toro to bring his incredible imagination to life, delivering two unique fan experiences for Pacific Rim and Crimson Peak.  The booth hosts unique physical props from the hotly anticipated Warcraft, giving fans an exclusive first look right out of the world of the film.  Additionally the booth offers previews of Legendary’s upcoming psychological thriller As Above/So Below and the new catalogue of titles from Legendary Comics.

Crimson Peak Gothic Gallery

Step inside the imagination of Guillermo del Toro with The Gothic Gallery, an immersive handcrafted exhibit from master filmmaker. This exclusive fan experience offers a glimpse behidnd the curtain of Crimson Peak, through an intimate set piece of the gothic haunted house he is creating… Beware Crimson Peak!

Head to facebook.com/CrimsonPeakMovie to view images of the Gothic Gallery and sign up for a chance to win an exclusive tour of the Gothic Gallery with the visionary filmmaker Guillermo del Toro.

Visit the Legendary Booth to experience the Gothic Gallery.

Crimson Peak

Pacific Rim Jaeger Pilot

We have worked closely with the leading pioneers of virtual reality, Oculus VR, to deliver a new benchmark in Oculus Rift experiences.

Fans will experience what it feels like to pilot a 250-story robot as they step into a fully-realized Jaeger Combat Simulator.  Strapping on the Oculus Rift headset, fans will ‘Drift with the Rift’ and experience the beloved universe of Pacific Rim in a whole new way.

Watch this video and visit the Legendary Booth at 9 am daily for tickets.  First come, first served.

Signing with Warcraft Director Duncan Jones

Legendary and Warcraft fans now have the chance to meet director Duncan Jones, the man responsible for bringing Warcraft to the big screen.  Duncan Jones will be doing a signing on Saturday 7/26 at 2 pm at the Blizzard Booth (#115). Tickets will be handed out that morning at 11 am on a first come, first served basis at the Blizzard Booth.

Legendary’s Film Panel – Hall H

Date: Saturday, July 26
Time: 12:35 pm

During our panel, we will be live tweeting from Hall H.  Follow along here:@Legendary.

Warcraft Trailer Expected at SDCC 2014

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Producer Thomas Tull from Legendary recently spoke with IGN while doing publicity for the release of new Godzilla movie. When asked when a trailer might be seen for Warcraft, Tull replied:

We show up every summer at Comic-Con – we really enjoy it, and the fans seem to enjoy taking a look at things, so I wouldn’t be surprised.

Legendary Pictures’ WARCRAFT, based upon Blizzard Entertainment’s globally-renowned universe, will be released by Universal Pictures on Friday, December 18, 2015. WARCRAFT marks the first film dated under the recently formed partnership between Universal and Legendary.

The film, an epic adventure of world-colliding conflict, will be directed by Duncan Jones (Moon, Source Code) and is written by Charles Leavitt and Duncan Jones. The producers are Charles Roven and Alex Gartner for Atlas Entertainment and Thomas Tull and Jon Jashni for Legendary. Stuart Fenegan, Jillian Share and Brent O’Connor will serve as executive producers. Blizzard’s Chris Metzen will co-produce.

 

Legendary Announces SDCC 2013 Signings and Event Schedules

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Via Legendary

Legendary will be hosting several opportunities for fans to meet their favorite stars from upcoming films and get posters, t-shirts and memoribilia signed. Signing cards may be available at the booth, but we encourage you to also bring any items you would like signed.

Schedule:

Shadow Walk - Mark Waid, Shane Davis & Max Brooks
July 18, 5 – 6 pm

Seventh Son - Jeff Bridges, Ben Barnes, Kit Harington, Antje Traue and Sergei Bodrov
July 20, 11:40 am – 12:20 pm

300: Rise of an Empire - Eva Green, Sullivan Stapleton, Rodrigo Santoro & Noam Murro
July 20, 12:30 pm – 1:00 pm

Godzilla - Bryan Cranston, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Elizabeth Olsen & Gareth Edwards
July 20, 12:30 pm – 1:00 pm

*Be sure to check the Events tab for the latest schedule and follow us on Twitter for breaking news and announcements. Schedule is subject to change. Note: photos above are from 2012 and do not represent who will be signing this year.

 

EVENTS SCHEDULE

  • Jul 18
    Q&A with Travis Beacham, Writer of Pacific Rim
    San Diego Comic-Con, Booth #3920
    12:00PM – 1:00PM
  • Jul 18
    Shadow Walk Signing – Mark Waid, Shane Davis & Max Brooks
    San Diego Comic-Con, Booth #3920
    5:00PM – 6:00PM
  • Jul 19
    Portfolio Review with Bob Schreck
    San Diego Comic-Con, Booth #3920
    11:30AM – 12:30PM
  • Jul 20
    Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures Preview Their Upcoming Lineups
    San Diego Comic-Con, Hall H
    10:45AM – 1:15PM
  • Jul 20
    Seventh Son Signing – Jeff Bridges, Ben Barnes, Kit Harington, Antje Traue and Sergei Bodrov
    San Diego Comic-Con, Booth #3920
    11:40AM – 12:20PM
  • Jul 20
    300: Rise of an Empire Signing – Eva Green, Sullivan Stapleton, Rodrigo Santoro and Noam Murro
    San Diego Comic-Con, Booth #3920
    12:30PM – 1:00PM
  • Jul 20
    Godzilla Signing – Bryan Cranston, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Elizabeth Olsen and Gareth Edwards
    San Diego Comic-Con, Booth #3920
    1:00PM – 1:45PM

Legendary SnapTag Game at SDCC 2011 Prizes Include Signed Holy Terror and iPads

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Press Release:

Legendary Entertainment Invites Fans to Play the “SnapTag Game” at Comic-Con: International 2011 San Diego

Legendary creates mass game play at Comic-Con challenging fans to find one another in a unique SnapTag Game. Winners rewarded with iPads, Legendary DVDs, and autographed first edition copy of Frank Miller’s “Holy Terror.”

San Diego, CA,  July 21, 2011

Legendary Entertainment, a leading media company with film, television and comics divisions, is offering Comic-Con attendees at the San Diego Convention Center from July 21-24, 2011, a unique mobile game to connect and engage with one another.

The centerpiece of the Legendary initiative at Comic-Con is the SnapTag™, a more accessible QR Code alternative, created by marketing technology companySpyderLynk. The object for Comic-Con fans is to use their phone to “snap and send” as many as 500 unique Legendary SnapTags displayed on the lanyard badges of other show attendees. Those with the most “snaps” at the end win.

The game is accessible to anyone at Comic-Con with a mobile phone. Fans snap and send a SnapTag over short code or email to activate participation. iPhone and Android users can download the SnapTag Reader app at the iPhone App Store and Android Market to activate participation with a scan. Custom responses are triggered confirming participation with each snap and send or scan.

How It Works

The first 500 attendees to come to the Legendary Pictures booth on July 21st will receive their own unique Legendary SnapTag lanyard. They then become a ‘Snapee’ in the race to collect the most Snaps – Snapees compete to get as many festival-goers as possible to snap and send or scan the SnapTag on their lanyard.

The ‘Snapee’ with the highest number of unique snaps from their lanyard tag will win the Grand Prize, which includes an iPad, a $500 gift certificate to iTunes, ten Legendary DVDs (Batman Begins, 300, The Dark Knight, Where the Wild Things Are, Watchmen, The Hangover, Clash of the Titans, Inception, The Town), two Holy Terror t-shirts by Graphitti, and an autographed first edition copy of Frank Miller’s Holy Terror (when available).

All other attendees can participate in the sweepstakes portion of the game by finding a ‘Snapee’ and capturing their SnapTag. Each SnapTag sent in counts as one entry. Winners of the 10 iPads will be randomly selected from the total combined entries of all participants.

“The SnapTag game gives Legendary an opportunity to go beyond their booth to engage fans and enhance the Comic-Con experience,” said Nicole Skogg, SpyderLynk Founder and CEO. “I am excited to see if anyone will capture each of the 500 SnapTags at the event.”

In addition to the sweepstakes entries, tumblers will be given out to Snappers each day while supplies last. Instructions to pick them up will be included in the text response to players.

Game play begins with the opening of the conference at 10am on July 21st, and ends on Sunday, July 24th at 12pm. Winners will be notified via email on Tuesday, July 26th. Game play is open to anyone ages 13 and up who are legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia.

For Official Rules, prices, offers, odds and how to enter without using a cell phone, visithttp://www.legendary.com/snaptags-legal. Participants will need to send and receive three mobile messages to enter the Sweepstakes. Entry via MMS messaging may not be available via all wireless carriers.

About SpyderLynk
SpyderLynk activates branding to drive marketing results. SpyderLynk, the creator of the branded, algorithm-driven SnapTag™, enables brands such as Coke Zero, Revlon, L’Oreal, MillerCoors, Warner Brothers, Toyota, Bud Light and others to engage consumers and accelerate purchase cycles. A more sophisticated 2D Mobile Barcode, the SnapTag technology turns brand logos, featured on any type of packaging, advertising, signage or screens, into interactive marketing tools. Consumers with smart or standard camera phones can activate SnapTags to instantly access offers, content, promotions, and information. Based in Denver, Colorado, SpyderLynk was founded in 2006 and can be found online at http://www.spyderlynk.com.

Follow us on Facebook (facebook.com/snaptag), Twitter (@SpyderLynk) and through the #SnapTag hashtag.

About Legendary Entertainment
Legendary Entertainment is a leading media company with film, television and comics divisions dedicated to owning, producing and delivering content to mainstream audiences with a targeted focus on the powerful fandom demographic. Through complete or joint ownership, Legendary is building a library of marquee media properties and has established itself as a trusted brand which consistently delivers high-quality, commercial entertainment including some of the world’s most popular intellectual property. Among the wholly-owned film projects that Legendary Entertainment is currently developing in-house are Pacific Rim, directed by Guillermo del Toro; an adaptation of the phenomenally successful interactive game universe Warcraft; Godzilla, based on Toho Company’s famed character; Warren Ellis’ Gravel; and Mass Effect, based on Electronic Arts and BioWare’s hit videogame franchise. Legendary has co-produced more than 25 Warner Bros. films, including the recent smash hit, The Hangover Part II, which holds the distinction of posting the highest opening weekend gross ever for a comedy film, the critically acclaimed Inception, which has been a box office smash grossing more than $825 million worldwide, as well as the global blockbusters Clash of the Titans ($493 million worldwide), The Dark Knight ($1 billion worldwide), 300 ($456 million worldwide) and The Hangover ($467 million worldwide).

Follow Legendary on Twitter @LegendaryNews and visit the company’s Facebook page athttp://www.Facebook.com/LegendaryEnt.