Raising an Eyebrow at 'Angry Birds'16 Aug, 2016 By: John Latchem
Several exclusives arrived at retail Aug. 16, some of them based on Sony Pictures' The Angry Birds Movie.
For the animated adaptation of the popular mobile phone video game, Target offered a special "Red Edition" with fuzzy-eyebrow packaging, wearable eyebrows and more than 20 minutes of exclusive bonus content. In additionn, Target offered an instant $5 saving swith the purchase of the movie with a Lego "Piggy Plane" attack set (priced at $19.99).
Walmart offered a gift set containing the Blu-ray combo pack with a plush doll of the Red character.
Among other titles, a few retailers had some exclusives in the form of special early availablility. Best Buy had the Blu-ray of Paramount's South Park: Season 19, available everywhere else Sept. 6. Amazon.com had Sony Pictures' Community: The Complete Series boxed set, which comes with a "yearbook" guide book.
Best Buy offered a $10 gift card with the purchase of $50 or more on select TV seasons.