Summit Entertainment and Habbo Hotel (www.habbo.com ), the largest virtual world for teenagers, today revealed new details for the exclusive The Twilight Saga: New Moon-themed activities, rooms, virtual goods and much more planned to kick-off at Habbo Hotel this week to celebrate the highly anticipated release of The Twilight Saga: New Moon on November 20.
Press Release from Habbo Hotel
LOS ANGELES – November 5, 2009 – Summit Entertainment and Habbo Hotel (www.habbo.com <http://www.habbo.com>), the largest virtual world for teenagers, today revealed new details for the exclusive The Twilight Saga: New Moon-themed activities, rooms, virtual goods and much more planned to kick-off at Habbo Hotel this week to celebrate the highly anticipated release of The Twilight Saga: New Moon on November 20.
Beginning November 6, log in to Habbo Hotel or join for free by going to www.habbo.com <http://www.habbo.com> and clicking on the “Register Now” button. Habbo Hotel will introduce The Twilight Saga: New Moon-themed virtual items and activities throughout its 31 communities worldwide. Users will have the opportunity to decorate their online rooms with virtual goods based on the film, including a dream catcher, a piano, the Volturi crest and a table topped with a birthday cake and gifts.
To show support for all the activities happening in Habbo Hotel, a select actor from The Twilight Saga: New Moon is scheduled to log in, which may be announced or may be a surprise, to check out the festivities and conduct an in-world chat. You never know who may be stopping by Habbo Hotel during the festivities. Will it be your favorite Twilight Saga character? Log in and don’t miss out.
“Habbo users have been very vocal in expressing their interest in the Twilight Saga film series,” said Teemu Huuhtanen, president, North America, Sulake Inc. “Our goal is to provide a fun and easy-to-access online venue for Habbo members around the world to meet up and share their excitement for the upcoming movie, The Twilight Saga: New Moon.”
There are currently Habbo Hotel communities in 31 countries on six continents. To date, more than 151 million Habbo characters have been created and 14.6 million unique users worldwide visit Habbo each month making it the largest virtual environment for teens anywhere in the world.
The Twilight Saga: New Moon/ is directed by Chris Weitz and stars Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson and Taylor Lautner. In the film, the romance between mortal and vampire soars to a new level as Bella Swan (Stewart) delves deeper into the mysteries of the supernatural world she yearns to become part of—only to find herself in greater peril than ever before. Following Edward Cullen’s (Pattinson) departure from Forks, Washington, Bella discovers his image comes to her whenever she puts herself in jeopardy. In time, Bella’s frozen heart is gradually thawed by her budding relationship with Jacob Black (Lautner) who has a supernatural secret of his own.
The action-packed, modern day vampire love story /Twilight, the first film in the series, was released in theatres on November 21, 2008 to a blockbuster reception. The third film in the franchise, The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, is due in theaters on June 30, 2010.
ABOUT SUMMIT ENTERTAINMENT, LLC
Summit Entertainment, LLC is a worldwide theatrical motion picture development, financing, production and distribution studio. The studio handles all aspects of marketing and distribution for both its own internally developed motion pictures as well as acquired pictures. Summit Entertainment, LLC also represents international sales for both its own slate and third party product. Summit Entertainment, LLC plans to release 10 to 12 films annually.
ABOUT HABBO HOTEL
Habbo Hotel is a richly colorful, multi-dimensional virtual world and community for teens. Users join by creating a fully customized online character called a Habbo. From there, they can explore many public hang-outs, participate in a variety of activities, connect with friends, decorate their own rooms, and have fun through creativity and self expression. Currently there are Habbo Hotel communities in 31 countries on six continents. To date, 151 million Habbo characters have been created and 14.6 million unique browsers worldwide visit Habbo each month (source: Quantcast).