News Release

Ahoy! Verizon Wireless Brings Exclusive Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest Video, Ring Tones, Ringback Tones And Games To V CAST Phones

Customers Can Win a Trip to the World Premiere of Pirates of the Caribbean: 3 in the "Create Your Own Adventure" Sweepstakes

June 26, 2006

Jeffrey Nelson
Jeffrey.Nelson@VerizonWireless.com
908-559-7519

BASKING RIDGE, NJ — Verizon Wireless V CAST customers can now go behind-the-scenes with Captain Jack Sparrow through an exclusive Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest interactive multimedia experience. Beginning today, Verizon Wireless V CAST customers can watch video of Captain Jack Sparrow's adventures, an updated teaser trailer, never before seen scenes and interviews with the stars of the film. Customers will also be able to view footage from the red carpet premiere on their V CAST-enabled phones beginning later this week. Verizon Wireless customers with select Get It Now®-enabled phones can also play the Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest mobile game and check out ring tones, Ringback Tones and wallpaper in the Get It Now virtual store. Customers can visit www.verizonwireless.com/pirates to explore all of the Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest action.

Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom and Keira Knightly reunite in Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest from Walt Disney Pictures, in association with Jerry Bruckheimer Films. The film is an all new epic tale chronicling the further misadventures of Captain Jack Sparrow. Produced by Jerry Bruckheimer and directed by Gore Verbinski from a screenplay written by Ted Elliott and Terry Rossio, Captain Jack Sparrow sets sail on an all new adventure — filled with more intrigue, more spectacular special effects and more comedy — on July 7, 2006.

V CAST: Pirates Video and Music
Exclusively through V CAST, Verizon Wireless customers can preview a movie trailer; download interviews with the film's stars, director and executive producer; view behind-the-scenes clips such as "The Black Pearl," "The Characters," "The Flying Dutchman" and "Pirate Lore," as well as footage of behind-the-scene interviews with Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom and Tia Dahlma. Fans can view other exclusive video, such as the on-location footage from Dominica and stunts from the movie, including an insider's look at stunts with "The Wheel."

V CAST Music customers who want to download songs from the Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest soundtrack can do so either on their V CAST Music-enabled phones or online in the V CAST Music store once the movie opens in theaters, including the following tracks:

  1. Davy Jones Music Box (Score)
  2. Davy Jones (Score) 
  3. Dinner Is Served (Score Drums)
  4. Dinner Is Served (Score Waltz)
  5. A Family Affair (Score) 
  6. Hello Beastie (Score)
  7. I've Got My Eye On You (Score)
  8. Jack Sparrow (Score Intro)
  9. Jack Sparrow (Score)
  10. The Kraken (Score)
  11. Tia Dalma (Score)
  12. Two Hornpipes Tortuga (Score)
  13. Wheel of Fortune (Score)
  14. You Look Good Jack (Score)

Get It All with Get It Now: Exclusive Ring Tones, Ringback Tones, Wallpaper and Games
As the movie launches in theatres, Verizon Wireless customers will also be able to download exclusive ring tones from the soundtrack of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest, plus remixes from the original Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl soundtrack with the VZW Tones Deluxe application on select Get It Now-enabled phones. Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl remixes that will be available as ring tones include:

  1. He's a Pirate (Chris Joss Ship Ahoy Mix) 
  2. He's a Pirate (Chris Joss Ship Ahoy send off Mix)
  3. He's a Pirate (Friscia & Lamboy Tribal Treasure Drum Mix)
  4. Song Remix He's a Pirate (Friscia & Lamboy Tribal Treasure Mix)
  5. Song Remix He's a Pirate (Pelo Verde Mix) 
  6. Song Remix He's a Pirate (Pete n' Red's Jolly Roger Radio Edit)
  7. Song Remix He's a Pirate (Pete n' Red's Jolly Roger Trance Mix)
  8. Song Remix He's a Pirate (Tiesto Radio Edit Johnny Depp)
  9. Song Remix He's a Pirate (Tiesto Radio Edit)
  10. Song Remix He's a Pirate (Tiesto Remix Davy Jones) 
  11. Song Remix He's a Pirate (Tiesto Remix)

With VZW Tones Deluxe, customers will also be able to download Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest Ringback Tones once the movie opens on July 7 that will include soundtrack remixes and voice tones. Ringback Tones from Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl will also be available as voice tones and remixes. Ringback Tones are available to Verizon Wireless customers for a monthly fee of $0.99 per month. Each Ringback Tone purchased is $1.99, which provides unlimited use for one year.

Customers can also chose from a variety of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest wallpaper options — including backgrounds, tattoos and characters from the movie — by visiting getPIX on their phone, selecting Featured PIX and then Pirates Ring Tones and Graphics on Get It Now-enabled phones. Wallpaper is available for $2.49 per download.

To join in the adventures of Jack Sparrow, Verizon Wireless also offers Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest mobile game for $2.49 monthly access or $6.49 for unlimited use purchase. The game is currently available in the Get It Now virtual store and customers can download it straight from their phone for non-stop mobile Pirates action. In July, Verizon Wireless customers will also have exclusive access to multiplayer game action with the forthcoming title Pirates of the Caribbean: Multiplayer.

"Create Your Own Adventure"
In addition to offering its customers Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest streaming video, tones and wallpaper to download, Verizon Wireless is giving away more than 50,000 prizes — including a trip to the world premiere of Pirates of the Caribbean: 3, two trips to the Caribbean and snazzy LG mobile phones — in the "Create Your Own Adventure" sweepstakes. The program allows customers to create individual adventures through the story of the Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest. To enter, simply TXT2WIN® and send a TXT Message with the word "DEAD" to 3323. Each message asks players to choose one path over another, with some paths sending them back to the beginning of the challenge, and others allowing them to move on. The grand prize is a five-day, four-night trip for two to the world premier of Pirates of the Caribbean: 3; two first prize winners receive a seven-day, six-night trip for two to the Caribbean and thirty second prize winners will win LG phones. Other prizes include wallpapers, ring tones and more. A two-way TXT Messaging-capable phone is needed to send and receive TXT Messages and standard TXT Messaging rates apply. For a complete list of sweepstakes rules, visit www.verizonwireless.com/pirates.  

How to Get V CAST and Get It Now
V CAST is currently available coast to coast, and runs on Verizon Wireless' broadband network, the most award-winning wireless broadband network in the nation. To get V CAST from Verizon Wireless, customers simply equip their V CAST-enabled phones with a V CAST VPak subscription for $15 monthly access added to their Verizon Wireless calling plan. Unlimited basic video clips are included, but application download fees apply for 3D games, music and premium video. For more information, visit www.getvcast.com.  

Verizon Wireless customers with select Get It Now-enabled phones can download applications from the shopping aisles of the Get It Now virtual store. Download charges for Get It Now applications vary and airtime charges apply when browsing, downloading and using certain applications. Customers need a Get It Now-enabled phone and Verizon Wireless digital service to access the Get It Now virtual store.

For more information about Verizon Wireless products and services, visit a Verizon Wireless Communications Store, call 1-800-2 JOIN IN or go to www.verizonwireless.com.  

About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless owns and operates the nation's most reliable wireless network, serving 53 million voice and data customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) and Vodafone (NYSE and LSE: VOD). Find more information on the Web at www.verizonwireless.com. To preview and request broadcast-quality video footage and high-resolution stills of Verizon Wireless operations, log on to the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library at www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia.  

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