Press Release from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
CULVER CITY, CALIF. (May 27, 2009) -- Sony Pictures Home Entertainment has created a new interactive Web site for GHOSTBUSTERS fans worldwide. GhostbustersIsHiring.com, launching today, offers fans the opportunity to be a part of the GHOSTBUSTERS 25th anniversary frenzy this summer, including the Blu-ray release of GHOSTBUSTERS on June 16.
Visitors to the site will be greeted by Harold Ramis, the movie's co-writer/star, who invites them to participate in a number of activities. First, GhostbustersIsHiring.com is offering fans the chance to win a trip next year to the ultimate comic book convention, Comic-Con 2010 in San Diego, by simply filling out an online sweepstakes application. (No purchase is required for any aspect of the site.)
Fans can also submit their own personalized video for a chance to be featured on BD Live and GhostbustersIsHiring.com. "Candidates" are asked to submit a "job application" by showing that they have what it takes to be a part of the Ghostbusters team. Fans can post their content to a video site and submit their link to GhostbustersIsHiring.com for Sony Pictures Home Entertainment to select its favorites to be featured.
Fans can also check out what they look like as part of the Ghostbusters team by participating in the photo upload option. Additionally, fans will receive a $5 "trainee discount" towards the purchase of GHOSTBUSTERS on Blu-ray.
GHOSTBUSTERS arrives on Blu-ray on June 16, 2009. Directed by Ivan Reitman, the sci-fi comedy stars Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Sigourney Weaver, Harold Ramis, Annie Potts, Rick Moranis and Ernie Hudson. The high-def set oozes with special features and interactivity, among them, the Slimer Mode, a picture-in-picture graphical viewing experience; and a featurette on the refurbishing of Ecto-1.