SPARTANBURG, S.C. (May 4, 2018) – As part of its collaboration with Lucasfilm for the much-anticipated release of “Solo: A Star Wars Story,” Denny’s is giving fans the opportunity to take a virtual seat in the Star Wars universe and roll a pair of dice like Han Solo. Launching on May 4, ‘Denny’s “Smuggler’s Dice” sweepstakes* offers players the chance to win a number of instant prizes like free pancakes from Denny’s and Fandango Movie Codes, and enter a grand prize sweepstakes for the chance to win a “Solo: A Star Wars Story” movie poster signed by Alden Ehrenreich and Donald Glover. Fans can try their hand at “Smuggler’s Dice” on Dennys.com, where they can also find out more about Denny’s bold new menu inspired by the film and exclusive “Solo: A Star Wars Story” trading cards benefiting No Kid Hungry.
“Fans of Star Wars and Denny’s may never be able to pilot the Millennium Falcon like Han Solo, but now they will be able to digitally roll a pair of dice like Solo in a virtual version of the Star Wars universe–and potentially win big while doing so,” said John Dillon, @DillonJohnW, chief marketing officer for Denny’s. “We are thrilled to launch this sweepstakes as part of our collaboration with Lucasfilm for ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’. We were able to create a truly authentic Star Wars experience on Dennys.com and we look forward to unveiling the experience on Star Wars Day.”
Fans can use their smartphone, tablet or computer to visit Dennys.com where they will have the opportunity to play “Smuggler’s Dice” online on a table similar to the one that Han Solo and Lando Calrissian sit at in “Solo: A Star WarsStory.” With each roll, players have the chance to win a number of instant prizes including vouchers for favorite Denny’s dishes, Fandango Movie Codes, and more. Fans who play will also be entered for the chance to win the grand prize: one of two “Solo: A Star Wars Story” movie posters signed by the stars who play the legendary adversaries from the film.
In between rounds, Star Wars fans can also fuel up with Denny’s new, bold menu inspired by “Solo: A Star Wars Story.” Available all day, every day, Denny’s new menu includes the Co-Reactor Pancakes, featuring fresh strawberries, strawberry sauce, and whipped cream, plus a side of Crystal Crunch Rocks and warm citrus sauce to make them pop. Denny’s out-of-this-world menu also includes the Blaster Fire Burger, a 100 percent beef patty topped with Chipotle Gouda cheese, bacon and spicy Ghost Pepper sauce on a brioche bun. Guests and Star Wars fans may also dive into a number of other dishes like the Two Moons Skillet and Lightspeed Slam®.
Additionally, Denny’s is also offering diners the chance to collect “Solo: A Star Wars Story” trading cards, only available at Denny’s with net proceeds benefiting No Kid Hungry, a nonprofit that aims to end childhood hunger in America. Fans can also enjoy their favorite beverages in Denny’s limited edition collectors cups, featuring characters from “Solo: A Star Wars Story” and topped with a Millennium Falcon lid.
Fans can experience Denny’s “Solo: A Star Wars Story” promotional campaign and “Smuggler’s Dice” sweepstakes through June 26. For more information or to find your nearest Denny’s restaurant please visit Dennys.com. Lucasfilm’s “Solo: A Star Wars Story” opens nationwide on May 25.
*NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. Open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and D.C., age 18 or older at the time of entry. Must enter by 11:59 p.m. ET on 6/25/18. Void where prohibited. Fandango Promo Code expires 8/4/18. Up to $10 total value. To enter and for full rules and eligibility requirements, visit www.dennys.com/smugglersdice. Sponsored by Denny’s Inc. Spartanburg, SC © 2018 DFO LLC. All rights reserved.
About Denny’s Corp.
Denny’s is one of America’s largest full-service family restaurant chains, currently operating over 1,700 franchised, licensed and company-owned restaurants across the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, New Zealand, Mexico, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Honduras, Guam, the United Arab Emirates, Curaçao, El Salvador, the Philippines, Guatemala and the United Kingdom. For further information on Denny’s, including news releases, please visit the Denny’s website at www.dennys.com or the brand’s social channels via Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Instagram or YouTube.
About No Kid Hungry®
No child should go hungry in America, but 1 in 6 kids will face hunger this year. Using proven, practical solutions, No Kid Hungry is ending childhood hunger today by ensuring that kids start the day with a nutritious breakfast, eat healthy summer meals, and families learn the skills they need to shop and cook on a budget. When we all work together, we can make sure kids get the healthy food they need. No Kid Hungry is a campaign of national anti-hunger organization Share Our Strength. Join us at NoKidHungry.org.
About “Solo: A Star Wars Story”
Board the Millennium Falcon and journey to a galaxy far, far away in “Solo: A Star Wars Story,” an all-new adventure with the most beloved scoundrel in the galaxy. Through a series of daring escapades deep within a dark and dangerous criminal underworld, Han Solo befriends his mighty future copilot Chewbacca and meets the notorious gambler Lando Calrissian, in a journey that will set the course of one of the Star Wars saga’s most unlikely heroes.
The film stars Alden Ehrenreich, Woody Harrelson, Emilia Clarke, Donald Glover, Thandie Newton, Phoebe Waller-Bridge and Paul Bettany.
Ron Howard directs “Solo: A Star Wars Story,” and Kathleen Kennedy, Allison Shearmur and Simon Emanuel are the producers. Lawrence Kasdan, Jason McGatlin, Phil Lord and Christopher Miller serve as executive producers. Lawrence & Jonathan Kasdan wrote the screenplay. “Solo: A Star Wars Story” opens in U.S. theaters on May 25, 2018.
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