Ice Age Ice Palace Opens for The Holidays at Taubman Shopping Centers Across
Taubman Shopping Centers and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment Partner
to Bring Immersive and Interactive Experience to Life
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. and LOS ANGELES, Nov. 8, 2012
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. and LOS ANGELES, Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --This
holiday season, visitors to Taubman shopping centers across the country are in
store for some cool family fun when they step inside the centers' spectacular
holiday Ice Age Ice Palaces. Visitors to the Ice Age Ice Palace can enjoy
footage from the biggest family holiday release, ICE AGE: CONTINENTAL DRIFT,
debuting on Blu-ray™ and DVD Dec. 11.
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The Ice Age Ice Palace display at Taubman shopping centers opened today and
features a 30-foot ice dome with falling snow, a light show and, new this
year, the beloved prehistoric herd fromICE AGE: CONTINENTAL DRIFT.
Interactive globes will showcase Scrat on his endless mission to catch his
precious acorn, while the wholeICE AGEherd is adrift on an iceberg in pirate
waters. Families can measure their prehistoric heights against Sid and Diego,
go paw-to-paw with the herd and track down Scrat's missing acorns throughout
the palace. The high-seas adventure culminates with a visit to Santa and a
special ICE AGE gift, along with the exclusive option to pre-order ICE AGE:
CONTINENTAL DRIFT on Blu-ray™ and DVD.
"The Ice Palaces are the highlight of the holidays at our centers, and there
is hardly a more perfect film to showcase in an Ice Palace than the newest ICE
AGE," says Glenda Cole, Vice President, Sponsorship & Center Marketing for
Taubman. "We are thrilled to partner with Fox Home Entertainment to feature
this popular family film."
"We are incredibly proud of the success of ICE AGE and are constantly looking
for new ways to bring the characters and stories to life," said Mary Daily,
President of Worldwide Marketing & CMO for Twentieth Century Fox Home
Entertainment. "Our partnership with Taubman allows us to engage with
families during the Holiday season in ways we never imagined before for the
Participating Taubman shopping centers include:
Beverly Center (Los Angeles, CA)
Cherry Creek (Denver, CO)
Dolphin Mall (Miami, FL)
Fairlane Town Center (Dearborn, MI)
Fair Oaks (Fairfax, VA)
Great Lakes Crossing Outlets(Auburn Hills, MI)
International Plaza (Tampa, FL)
MacArthur Center (Norfolk, VA)
Northlake Mall (Charlotte, NC)
The Mall at Short Hills (Short Hills, NJ)
Sunvalley (Concord, CA)
Twelve Oaks (Novi, MI)
The Mall at Wellington Green (Palm Beach, FL)
Westfarms (Farmington, CT)
The Shops at Willow Bend (Plano, TV)
Woodfield Mall (Chicago, IL)
Taubman Centers (NYSE: TCO) is an S&P MidCap 400 Real Estate Investment Trust
engaged in the ownership, management and/or leasing of 28 regional, super
regional and outlet shopping centers in the U.S. and Asia. Taubman is also
currently developing Taubman Prestige Outlets Chesterfield in Chesterfield,
Missouri; The Mall at University Town Center in Sarasota, Florida; The Mall of
San Juan in San Juan, Puerto Rico; and shopping malls in Xi'an, China and
Hanam, South Korea. Taubman Centers is headquartered in Bloomfield Hills,
Michigan and its Taubman Asia subsidiary is headquartered in Hong Kong. For
more information about Taubman, visit www.taubman.com.
About Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment LLC
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, LLC (TCFHE) is a recognized global
industry leader and a subsidiary of Twentieth Century Fox Film, a News
Corporation company. Representing over 75 years of innovative and
award-winning filmmaking from Twentieth Century Fox. TCFHE is the worldwide
marketing, sales and distribution company for all Fox film and television
programming, acquisitions and original productions as well as all third party
distribution partners on DVD, Blu-ray™, Digital Copy, Digital HD™, and VOD
(video-on-demand). Each year TCFHE introduces hundreds of new and newly
enhanced products, which it services to retail outlets from mass merchants and
warehouse clubs to specialty stores and e-commerce throughout the world.
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"company," "Taubman" or an operating platform mean Taubman Centers, Inc.
and/or one or more of a number of separate, affiliated entities. Business is
actually conducted by an affiliated entity rather than Taubman Centers, Inc.
itself or the named operating platform.
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of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of
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expected because of various risks and uncertainties, including, but not
limited to the global credit environment and the continuing impacts of the
recent U.S. recession, other changes in general economic and real estate
conditions, changes in the interest rate environment and the availability of
financing, fluctuations of foreign currency, adverse changes in the retail
industry, general development risks, and integration and other acquisition
risks. Other risks and uncertainties are discussed in the company's filings
with the Securities and Exchange Commission including its most recent Annual
Report on Form 10-K.
Contact: Karen Mac Donald, Taubman, Director, Communications, +1-248-258-7469,
firstname.lastname@example.org; Kavita Smith, Twentieth Century Fox Home
Entertainment, Executive Director, Public Relations, +1-310-369-8435,
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