Toys”R”Us gave us a heads up on an event scheduled on August 18, the Hunger Games DVD and Blu-ray launch, at Times Square with a special appearance of Amandla Stenberg, the actress who played Rue in the movie.
Hunger Games DVD Launch at Toys”R”Us Times Square
Lucky fans (first 225) will be able to get their Hunger Games DVD or Blu-ray signed by the star. If you are one of the first 225 customers to pre-order the movie or purchase at least $25 Hunger Games merchandise, you will receive a ticket to meet Amandla Stenberg.
For more information on the event, you can read the press release below:
AMANDLA STENBERG – FAN-FAVORITE, “RUE” – HELPS CELEBRATE LAUNCH OF THE HUNGER GAMES ON DVD AND BLU-RAY AT TOYS“R”US TIMES SQUARE
Star to Autograph The Hunger Games DVDs, Blu-rays and Products for First 225 Fans to Purchase The Hunger Games Merchandise*
WHO: Amandla Stenberg, who played fan-favorite, “Rue” in The Hunger Games, Lionsgate Entertainment and Toys“R”Us Times Square
WHAT: Earlier this year, millions watched as the popular novel The Hunger Games became a global film phenomenon from Lionsgate Entertainment. With The Hunger Games set to release on DVD and Blu-ray, Amandla Stenberg, who played “Rue” in the film, will help fans celebrate this premiere during an exclusive autograph signing event at Toys“R”Us Times Square.
The first 225 customers to pre-order The Hunger Games on DVD or Blu-ray or purchase The Hunger Games merchandise totaling $25 will receive a ticket to meet Amandla Stenberg on Saturday, August 18. Customers must purchase qualifying items through the Personal Shopping department on Level Three of Toys“R”Us Times Square, while supplies last, to receive a ticket.*
WHEN: Saturday, August 18
Line-up Begins: 8 am
Autograph Signing Begins: 10 am
WHERE: Toys“R”Us Times Square, Level Three, The Skybox
1514 Broadway (at 44th Street), New York, NY10036
SUBWAYS: 1, 2, 3, 7, N, R, Q, W, A, C, E (All to 42nd Street Station)
FOR CONSUMERS: For more information, visit ToysrusTimesSquare.com or call the Toys“R”Us Times Square Special Events Hotline at 646-366-8855.
*There is a limit of one ticket per guest available only with purchase The Hunger Games on DVD or purchase The Hunger Games merchandise totaling $25*. One ticket valid for one autograph from Amandla Stenberg. Amandla Stenberg will only autograph The Hunger Games merchandise purchased at Toys“R”Us Times Square. No other memorabilia will be signed. Only 225 tickets are available for this event on a first come, first served basis. Tickets are available now through August 18, or while supplies last.
Image courtesy of Dan Stephenson on Flickr.