Verizon teams with Disney for 'Pirates of the Caribbean' app exclusive
Verizon Wireless (NYSE:VZ) is launching an exclusive mobile application promoting Walt Disney Pictures and Jerry Bruckheimer Films' forthcoming Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, promising content from the film as well as interactive features.
The Pirate Discovery app lets users watch exclusive previews of the film.
The new Pirate Discovery App includes character stills, character bios and movie artwork alongside tools to browse local showtimes, find nearby theater locations and purchase tickets--Verizon subscribers can also share pirate-themed experiences via Facebook and Twitter, collecting virtual rewards for exploring and disseminating information about the film.
On May 7, consumers who download the app can view a live stream of the Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides premiere event at Disneyland--from May 17 to June 14, Verizon subscribers also will enjoy exclusive access to Pirates of the Caribbean: Master of the Seas, a game optimized for the Android platform.
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides premieres May 20. The fourth film in the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise, it stars Johnny Depp, reprising the role of Captain Jack Sparrow.
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