SAN JOSE, Calif., May 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of the premiere of Disney's and Jerry Bruckheimer Films' Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, eBay is launching exclusive experiences and a selection of new merchandise at eBay.com/DisneyPirates. Through this eBay campaign, fans can easily browse and buy unique memorabilia, including officially licensed Disney merchandise, in one destination.
Timed to this launch, Disney will also be teaming up on a series of experiences and memorabilia that will be auctioned off on eBay for Charity with all proceeds benefitting the American Red Cross.
- Travel to the Hollywood Premiere: From now until May 12, 2017 at 5 p.m. PST, bid for a chance to attend the Hollywood Premiere of Disney's Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales and official pre-party on May 18, 2017. You may have the opportunity to meet filmmakers and celebrities, and attend the pre-party, which is exclusively for those attending the premiere. The highest bidder will also receive a signed Disney's Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales movie poster. Additionally, in collaboration with Disney, eBay will also be giving the highest bidder a $2,000 gift card to put towards travel and accommodations. Bid now at http://www.ebay.com/rpp/pirates-of-the-caribbean/charity
- Own Iconic Movie Memorabilia: Beginning May 19, 2017 at 5 p.m. PST, bid to own exclusive props from the sets of Pirates of the Caribbean films, including a treasure chest, a cannonball with chain, goblet, large telescope, longboat oars and more.
"We're thrilled to be collaborating with eBay to create a truly unique shopping experience for Pirates of the Caribbean fans," said Lylle Breier, SVP, Global Marketing Partnerships, Promotions, Synergy, Special Events at the Walt Disney Studios. "And we look forward to welcoming special fans to our Hollywood premiere later this month."
"Our marketplace is full of offerings that tap into passions like Disney," said Suzy Deering, Chief Marketing Officer of eBay North America. "These passions, matched with our one-of-a-kind inventory and enhancements to our shopping experience, create a powerful platform for consumers to support causes they care about."
As part of eBay's Pirates of the Caribbean shop, fans can browse and purchase thousands of collectibles, entertainment memorabilia, clothes, toys & accessories, soundtracks, and more inspired by previous films and characters in the franchise. Additionally, new merchandise from the latest film premiering this month will include officially licensed Disney toys including Funko Pop bobble head toys, a collectible walkie talkie inspired by the movie, costumes, and more.
Visit eBay.com/DisneyPirates for a wide selection of new, in-demand items.
About eBay for Charity
eBay for Charity is a platform that enables members of the eBay community to donate to causes in the U.S. and abroad. Sellers can donate anywhere between 10-100 percent of the proceeds and buyers can add a donation to their purchase during checkout. To date, more than $725 million dollars have been raised on eBay for Charity. For more information, visit www.ebay.com/charityshop.
About the Movie:
Johnny Depp returns to the big screen as the iconic, swashbuckling anti-hero Jack Sparrow in the all-new "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales."The rip-roaring adventure finds down-on-his-luck Captain Jack feeling the winds of ill-fortune blowing strongly his way when deadly ghost sailors, led by the terrifying Captain Salazar (Javier Bardem), escape from the Devil's Triangle bent on killing every pirate at sea—notably Jack. Jack's only hope of survival lies in the legendary Trident of Poseidon, butto find it he must forge an uneasy alliance with Carina Smyth (Kaya Scodelario), a brilliant and beautiful astronomer, and Henry (Brenton Thwaites), a headstrong young sailor in the Royal Navy. At the helm of the Dying Gull, his pitifully small and shabby ship, Captain Jack seeks not only to reverse his recent spate of ill fortune, but to save his very life from the most formidable and malicious foe he has ever faced.
"Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales" also stars Kevin R. McNally as Joshamee Gibbs, Golshifteh Farahani as the sea-witch Shansa, David Wenham as Scarfield, Stephen Graham as Scrum, Orlando Bloom as Will Turner, and Geoffrey Rush as Captain Hector Barbossa.
Joachim Rønning and Espen Sandberg are directing "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales" with Jerry Bruckheimer producing. The executive producers are Mike Stenson, Chad Oman, Joe Caracciolo, Jr., Terry Rossio and Brigham Taylor. The story is by Jeff Nathanson and Terry Rossio, and Jeff Nathanson wrote the screenplay. "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales" drops anchor in U.S. theaters on May 26, 2017.
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