(June 30, 2009 – Burbank, CA) – To promote the Blu-ray and DVD release of “Green Lantern: First Flight” on July 28, a sweepstakes has been created to get fans involved and give them a chance to win cool prizes. Green Lantern fans can enter the sweepstakes and learn more about the fifth entry in the popular DVD series of DC Universe Animated Originals through a Facebook Power Ring widget. Once the Facebook Power Ring widget has been added to a fan’s page, they can “recharge their ring” continuously to keep it powered to 100% and automatically submit additional entries into the sweepstakes. Additional features of the widget include: • Personality Quiz – Fans can take the “Which Green Lantern Are You?” personality quiz which will result in the character being added to their Facebook page and a message that announces which character they are. • Green Lantern IQ Test – This test will lead fans through a series of trivia questions resulting in a Green Lantern IQ score which can be posted to their Facebook page with a prompt for others to take the test. • News and Updates – This feature of the widget shows the latest news about the movie including weekly Q&A’s from the talent and movie makers as well as any breaking announcements. • Video – The widget will feature an embedded player with trailers and video clips from the movie. Video clips will include EC pieces as well as feature clips from the movie. • Downloads – This feature will be available with wallpapers, icons and other downloads and special content for Power Ring holders. • Links – The widget allows fans to stay connected with all things “Green Lantern: First Flight” through links to the official website, Myspace and Twitter pages. The sweepstakes runs from June 30, 2009 through August 11, 2009 and can be accessed through the Power Ring widget, the official sweepstakes site, www.GreenLanternSweeps.com or the official “Green Lantern: First Flight” website, www.greenlanterndvd.com. Prizing for the sweepstakes include, one grand prize winner who will receive a package consisting of a PlayStation 3, a 40” LCD HDTV and “Green Lantern: First Flight” on Blu-ray. Five first prize winners will receive the Complete DC Universe Animated Movie Collection on 2-Disc DVD or Blu-ray including “Green Lantern: First Flight,” “Wonder Woman,” “Batman Gotham Knight,” “Justice League: The New Frontier” and “Superman Doomsday.” Ten second prize winners will receive a standard edition of “Green Lantern: First Flight” on DVD. “Green Lantern: First Flight” will be available on July 28 as a special edition 2-disc version on DVD and Blu-ray™ for $24.98 (SRP) and $29.99 (SRP), respectively, as well as single disc DVD for $19.98 (SRP). Christopher Meloni (“Law & Order: Special Victims Unit”) leads the cast as the voice of Hal Jordan aka Green Lantern. The cast includes Emmy® Award nominee Victor Garber (“Milk,” “Titanic”), Tricia Helfer (“Battlestar Galactica”) and Michael Madsen (“Reservoir Dogs”). Produced by animation legend Bruce Timm, “Green Lantern: First Flight” is directed by Lauren Montgomery (“Wonder Woman,” “Superman Doomsday”) and scripted by four-time Emmy® Award-winning writer Alan Burnett (“The Batman”). When pilot Hal Jordan accepts a mysterious, powerful ring from a dying alien creature, it transforms him into a Green Lantern, one of an elite force of heroes who patrol the universe to ensure peace and justice under the leadership of the “Guardians of the Universe.” Unsure of their newest recruit, the Guardians assign Hal to their most-honored Green Lantern Sinestro for training, unaware that Sinestro wants to overthrow the Guardians and create a new order he’ll control. About DC Comics DC Comics, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, is the largest English-language publisher of comics in the world and home to such iconic characters as Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman and the Sandman. These DC Super Heroes and others have starred in comic books, movies, television series (both animated and live-action) and cyberspace, thrilling audiences of all ages for generations. DC Comics’ Web site is located at www.dccomics.com. GREEN LANTERN and all related characters and elements are trademarks of and © DC Comics. About Warner Home Video With operations in 90 international territories, Warner Home Video, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, commands the largest distribution infrastructure in the global video marketplace. Warner Home Video's film library is the largest of any studio, offering top quality new and vintage titles from the repertoires of Warner Bros. Pictures, Turner Entertainment, Castle Rock Entertainment, HBO Home Video and New Line Home Entertainment.
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