Hastings to Host Midnight ‘Man of Steel’ Launch5 Nov, 2013 By: Erik Gruenwedel
Hastings Entertainment Nov. 5 said it will hold a special midnight release event for the Nov. 11 retail launch of Man of Steel from Warner Home Video at a number of its 126 stores throughout the Southwest.
Man of Steel, which stars Henry Cavill as Superman, retails for $35.99 for the Blu-ray/DVD/Digital HD combo pack with UltraViolet functionality. The two-disc DVD with UltraViolet retails $28.98. for The Zach Snyder-directed reboot generated $291 million at the domestic box office; $662 million globally.
Amarillo, Texas-based Hastings said the event will begin at 9 p.m. local time, and also feature 30% off all used video game accessories, video games, books, vinyl, and CDs; 20% off select headphones, "buy 1 comic get 1 free", and "buy 1 get 2nd for $1" on all used DVD and Blu-ray Disc titles.
In addition, all energy drinks during the release party will be 2 for $4, fountain drinks will be 99¢, and candy will be "buy 1 get 1 free".