PARAMOUNT PICTURES AND WESTERN STAR TRUCKS TEAM UP WITH UBER FOR A ONCE-IN-A-LIFETIME “UBER TRANSFOR

Discuss anything and everything related to the Transformers Live Action Films franchise, which are directed by Michael Bay. Join us to discuss the movies and stuff up to date with news for the 2017 release of Transformers 5. Check out our Live Action Film section here.

PARAMOUNT PICTURES AND WESTERN STAR TRUCKS TEAM UP WITH UBER FOR A ONCE-IN-A-LIFETIME “UBER TRANSFOR

Postby El Duque » Mon Jun 16, 2014 7:43 pm

Motto: "I ain't got time to bleed!"
Weapon: Gattling Gun
Image


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


PARAMOUNT PICTURES AND WESTERN STAR TRUCKS TEAM UP WITH UBER FOR A
ONCE-IN-A-LIFETIME “UBER TRANSFORMERS” EXPERIENCE

ROLL OUT WITH THE OPTIMUS PRIME TRUCK IN DALLAS, PHOENIX AND LOS ANGELES


HOLLYWOOD, CA (June 16, 2014) – Paramount Pictures and Western Star Trucks are partnering with Uber for an “Uber Transformers” exclusive experience in celebration of the release of “TRANSFORMERS: AGE OF EXTINCTION,” the fourth film in Michael Bay’s global blockbuster franchise.

The Autobots are on the move and following the launch in Dallas today, “TRANSFORMERS” fans and Uber users will have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to request a pick up from the film’s iconic Optimus Prime customized Western Star 5700 truck as it heads into Phoenix on June 19th and Los Angeles on June 21st.

Fans in these cities can download the Uber app and enter the code “TRANSFORMERS,” then select the “AUTOBOTS” option to request a ride from 1:00 – 7:00 p.m. local time. The Autobots are extremely rare, so rides are limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis. Optimus Prime will take riders anywhere within 15 minutes of the request and the ride is complimentary.

Fans outside of these cities can follow along on the Autobots journey by searching for the #UberTransformers hashtag on Twitter and Instagram and by following the “TRANSFORMERS” and Uber social accounts on Facebook and Twitter.

“TRANSFORMERS: AGE OF EXTINCTION,” the fourth film in director Michael Bay’s global blockbuster franchise, stars Mark Wahlberg, Stanley Tucci, Kelsey Grammer, Nicola Peltz, Jack Reynor, Sophia Myles, Li Bingbing, Titus Welliver and T. J. Miller. Produced By Don Murphy & Tom DeSanto, Lorenzo Di Bonaventura and Ian Bryce. Based on Hasbro’s Transformers™ Action Figures. Written By Ehren Kruger. Directed By Michael Bay.

“TRANSFORMERS: AGE OF EXTINCTION” opens in theaters on June 27th, 2014.

# # #

About Paramount Pictures Corporation
Paramount Pictures Corporation (PPC), a global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment, is a unit of Viacom (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA), a leading content company with prominent and respected film, television and digital entertainment brands. Paramount controls a collection of some of the most powerful brands in filmed entertainment, including Paramount Pictures, Paramount Animation, Paramount Vantage, Paramount Classics, Insurge Pictures, MTV Films, and Nickelodeon Movies. PPC operations also include Paramount Home Media Distribution, Paramount Pictures International, Paramount Licensing Inc., and Paramount Studio Group.

About Uber
Uberis evolving the way the world moves. By seamlessly connecting riders to drivers through its platform, Uber make cities more accessible, opening up more possibilities for riders and more small business opportunities for drivers. From Uber’s founding in 2009 to its launches in over 130 cities in 37 countries today, Uber's rapidly expanding global presence continues to bring people and their cities closer. https://www.uber.com

About Western Star
Western Star Trucks Sales, Inc., headquartered in Fort Mill, S.C., produces heavy-duty custom trucks for long-haul and vocational applications. Western Star is a subsidiary of Daimler Trucks North America LLC. Daimler Trucks North America produces and markets Class 4-8 vehicles and is a Daimler company, the world's leading commercial vehicle manufacturer.

This email (including any attachments) is for its intended-recipient's use only. This email may contain information that is confidential or privileged. If you received this email in error, please immediately advise the sender by replying to this email and then delete this message from your system.
User avatar
El Duque
Matrix Keeper
Posts: 9921
News Credits: 90
Joined: Sun Apr 01, 2007 9:57 pm
Location: tornado alley

Re: PARAMOUNT PICTURES AND WESTERN STAR TRUCKS TEAM UP WITH UBER FOR A ONCE-IN-A-LIFETIME “UBER TRANSFOR

Postby xRotorstormx » Tue Jun 17, 2014 7:13 am

Motto: ""Get into your enemy's mind. And then beat him at his own evil game.""
Looks like I know what I will be doing Saturday...would be pretty awesome if someone at the con can get in touch with Prime :grin:
User avatar
xRotorstormx
Minibot
Posts: 177
News Credits: 73
Joined: Mon Jun 19, 2006 7:30 pm
Location: Mid-Michigan
Watch xRotorstormx on YouTube
Buy from xRotorstormx on eBay

Re: PARAMOUNT PICTURES AND WESTERN STAR TRUCKS TEAM UP WITH UBER FOR A ONCE-IN-A-LIFETIME “UBER TRANSFOR

Postby YRQRM0 » Tue Jun 17, 2014 8:12 am

Saw them posting about this yesterday in Dallas, wish I had some warning!
User avatar
YRQRM0
Transmetal Warrior
Posts: 824
Joined: Sat Nov 01, 2008 6:26 pm
Watch YRQRM0 on YouTube
Strength: 6
Speed: 6
Endurance: 10
Rank: ???


Return to Transformers Live Action Film Forum

Ending Soon On eBay

Transformers Prime AM Exclusive Arms Micron Thundercracker New JAPAN ONLY - Time Remaining: 2 days 6 hours 49 minutes 33 seconds
Transformers Generations TG-02 Jazz Fall of Cybertron Action Figure Takara TG01 - Time Remaining: 2 days 11 hours 20 minutes 38 seconds
TRANSFORMERS POWER CORE COMBINERS GRIMSTONE WITH DINOBOTS - Time Remaining: 2 days 16 hours 36 minutes 27 seconds
Transformers G1 Soundwave 7in Action Figure Decepticon 1984 Hasbro - Time Remaining: 1 day 21 hours 52 minutes 38 seconds
Transformers Movie 2007 leader class Deep desert Brawl - Time Remaining: 8 days 11 hours 8 minutes 50 seconds
Transformers Generations : THUNDERWING MOC Classics Universe - Time Remaining: 2 days 15 hours 9 minutes 29 seconds
SWOOP MIB 100% Complete Vintage 1985 Hasbro Transformers G1 Dinobot - Time Remaining: 1 day 22 hours 39 minutes 34 seconds
HASBRO TRANSFORMERS DARK OF THE MOON MECHTECH ULTIMATE OPTIMUS PRIME - NEW - Time Remaining: 23 days 20 hours 12 minutes 49 seconds
Transformers Podcast: Twincast / Podcast #153 - Last Knights of Cybertron
Twincast / Podcast #153:
"Last Knights of Cybertron"
MP3 · iTunes · RSS · View · Discuss · Ask
Posted: Monday, August 15th, 2016