WEST CHESTER, Pa., Oct. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Good grief, Charlie Brown! For the first time in history, the Peanuts gang is making its big-screen debut in state-of-the-art, 3D animation, only in theaters on November 6. In honor of the highly anticipated film, QVC is celebrating the return of the beloved characters with a specially curated collection scheduled to debut during the "QVC Celebrates The Peanuts Movie" broadcast on Friday, October 30 at 11 AM (ET).
"From comic strip staples to stars of the cinema, the characters created by Charles Schulz have cemented their spots in pop culture history," said Doug Rose, Senior Vice President of Brand and Communications for QVC. "We are excited to welcome members of the Peanuts family to QVC to celebrate the new movie and offer viewers the chance to experience the magic of the Peanuts across all generations."
The specially created Peanuts assortment is sure to please fans of all ages with products ranging from soft and velvety blankets and throws to a Snoopy plush toy that dances to and fro. As an additional treat for viewers, the actors voicing Linus, Peppermint Patty, Pigpen and Schroeder are scheduled to make a special appearance during the hour-long broadcast to answer questions and share their experiences as the voices behind these legendary characters.
"As we usher in this incredible film from 20th Century Fox and Blue Sky Studios, it is a pleasure to also be offering Peanuts fans this special collection of merchandise on QVC," said Carolann Dunn, Executive Director, Peanuts Worldwide. "There's something for everyone in this movie – and the same goes for the merchandise. Fans of all ages will be able to find something at QVC to help them remember why they love the Peanuts characters, and why they are sure to love The Peanuts Movie."
"We're excited to be working with QVC on this special to celebrate the new movie," said Zachary Eller, Senior Vice President, 20th Century Fox. "We know that once QVC's viewers see Peanuts characters back in action, they will rush out to see the film with their entire family!"
Tune in to the "QVC Celebrates The Peanuts Movie" broadcast on Friday, October 30 at 11 AM (ET) for an hour filled with Peanuts-themed fun. Items from the broadcast are scheduled to be available, while supplies last, beginning October 18 through QVC.com, the QVC apps or by calling 800.345.1515.
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ABOUT THE PEANUTS MOVIE
In THE PEANUTS MOVIE, Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Lucy, Linus and the rest of the beloved "Peanuts" Gang make their big-screen debut, like they've never been seen before, in state of the art 3D animation. Charlie Brown, the world's most beloved underdog, embarks upon an epic and heroic quest, while his best pal, the lovable beagle Snoopy, takes to the skies to pursue his arch-nemesis, the Red Baron. From the imagination of Charles M. Schulz and the creators of the ICE AGE films, THE PEANUTS MOVIE will prove that every underdog has his day. The film opens in theaters everywhere November 6, 2015. www.peanutsmovie.com
ABOUT 20th CENTURY FOX
One of the world's largest producers and distributors of motion pictures, 20th Century Fox produces, acquires and distributes motion pictures throughout the world. These motion pictures are produced or acquired by the following units of 20th Century Fox Film: Twentieth Century Fox, Fox 2000 Pictures, Fox Searchlight Pictures, Fox International Productions, and Twentieth Century Fox Animation.