September 2002

Main Two Towers Theatrical Trailer to Debut on America Online

In anticipation of the December 18 release of the central film in Peter Jackson's epic trilogy, The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, New Line Cinema will debut the film's main theatrical trailer at 12:01AM, Monday, September 30, exclusively on America Online worldwide.

America Online users will be the first to glimpse the trailer by logging onto AOL Keyword: Lord of the Rings. Available exclusively for 24 hours on AOL, the trailer will be live at the official site at midnight Monday.

"We are tremendously energized by the passion and dedication of the online community that have been such an important component of the worldwide phenomenon surrounding The Lord of the Rings trilogy," said Rolf Mittweg and Russell Schwartz, president and chief operating officer, worldwide distribution and marketing, and president, domestic theatrical marketing, respectively, for New Line Cinema.

The AOL launch will be accompanied by enriched and upgraded content on New Line's official website. The official website continues the journey with the characters from the film with unique companion content modules that feature exclusive behind the scenes production videos, downloads and interviews with the cast and crew. A new interactive map will take users across the plains of Middle-earth to new locations such as Edoras, Fangorn Forest and Helm's Deep.

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