February 27, 2015

UK TRIBUTES: Win Tickets to the London Premiere of 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2' By Singing A #MockingjayCover of 'The Hanging Tree'

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UK Tributes, get ready and get your Katniss vocal prowess mode on! We're sure many of you still have "The Hanging Tree" from The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 stuck in your head and can't get over how the haunting lyrics from Suzanne Collins' final Hunger Games novel (Mockingjay) was perfectly translated on screen. Now how does winning tickets to the London Premiere of the finale - Mockingjay Part 2 simply by making a cover of the song sound?

Lionsgate UK has teamed up with YouTube Vlogger Carrie Hope Fletcher to celebrate the upcoming release of the Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 by launching a singing contest where fans are to share their #MockingjayCover of Jennifer Lawrence/James Newton Howard's The Hanging Tree. Check out more details below and a video of Carrie's beautiful cover of the song.

YouTube vlogging sensation Carrie Hope Fletcher has joined forces with Lionsgate UK to launch an incredible new singing competition in celebration of THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY – PART 1releasing on Blu-ray, DVD and Digitally from Monday 16 March 2015.

Carrie has covered the hit song “The Hanging Tree” on her YouTube channel, which is sung a cappella by Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) in Mockingjay: Part 1. Due to the song’s popularity, Jennifer Lawrence scored her first UK Top 20 single with it back in December last year, so Carrie decided to work up her own version and encourage Hunger Games fans to do the same.

Entries of your take on the song need to be uploaded with the hashtag #MockingjayCover. Compliments of Lionsgate UK, Carrie will reward the best entry with a pair of tickets to THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY – PART 2 premiere; this is the last film in the franchise so tickets to this event are gold dust! The premiere is due to take place late 2015.
Here are some important information about the competition from the Terms and Conditions:
  • Competition closes on Tuesday 10th March, 2015 at 6pm GMT
  • Entrants must be aged 12 or over and must be a resident in the UK. Entrants aged under 18 must be accompanied by a responsible adult to the premiere. Proof of age and residence will be required to receive the prize.
  • To enter the competition, users must upload their own cover of “The Hanging Tree” as featured in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 and hashtag #MockingjayCover
  • Travel, accommodation and spending money are not included.
  • Prize for each main winner is 1 (one) pair of tickets to the Premiere of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part – 2 in London. Entrants must be able to attend on the day of the event.
 You can download the full Terms and Conditions by clicking this link.

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With the first Mockingjay film as the crowned #1 film at the 2014 US box office, Carrie’s YouTube followers will no doubt be excited to get involved in this activity, as well as look forward to the film releasing onDVD, Blu-ray and as a limited edition Blu-ray Steelbook from 16 March 2015. For eager fans it will be available across digital platforms 24 hours earlier on Sunday 15 March.

With over 550,000 YouTube subscribers and 350,000 Twitter followers, actress, singer, songwriter and authorCarrie Hope Fletcher (brother of McBusted’s Tom Fletcher) is currently starring as Eponine in London's Les Miserables. She recently received the 2014 WhatsOnStage Award for “Best Takeover in A Role” in recognition of her performance. Her debut book is due for release in April 2015.

Featuring one of the hottest casts ever assembled, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 stars Academy Award, BAFTA and Golden Globe winner Jennifer Lawrence (Silver Linings Playbook, American Hustle) alongside Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, British rising stars Natalie Dormer (Game Of Thrones) and Sam Claflin (The Riot Club), Academy Award and Golden Globe nominee Woody Harrelson (True Detective, Zombieland), Golden Globe winner and Academy Award and BAFTA nominee Stanley Tucci, Golden Globe winner and Academy Award and BAFTA nominee Julianne Moore (Still Alice), Golden Globe nominee Jena Malone (Inherent Vice), Elizabeth Banks, Golden Globe Winner Jeffrey Wright, Golden Globe winner and BAFTA nominee Donald Sutherland and Academy Award, Golden Globe and BAFTA winner Phillip Seymour Hoffman, in one of his final roles.
Good luck and may the odds be ever in your favor, UK Tributes!

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 will be available on DVD and Blu-ray in the United Kingdom on March 16, 2015, and on Digital Download on March 15, 2015.

Thanks LionsgateUK for all the details!

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