Well, the Back To The Future celebrations have kicked up another gear as we get closer to the date of October 21st, 2015 (If you’re lost, it’s the day Marty and Doc arrive in the future in Back To The Future II).
Today we got two very cool – and fun – bits of BTTF nostalgia.
Firstly, remember the hologram billboard for Jaws 19 (above)? Well, there’s a trailer for it (it’s not a real movie, but we want to see all the rest leading up to it) at the bottom of the page.
Next up, remember this (continues):
Well, on the 21st Pepsi will release a limited number of bottles modelled on the Pepsi Perfect ones Marty picks up in Cafe 80s.
Here’s the full press release:
However, getting your hands on one of these bottles may prove to be a little difficult. Pepsi will only be making 6,500 of these Pepsi Perfect bottles, and they’ll cost considerably more than your average bottle of Pepsi at the timely price of $20.15. Fans will be able to buy them online, but they’ll have to stay tuned to Pepsi’s social media pages as Back to the Future Day on October 21st gets closer in order to find out how to buy one.
If you plan on drinking the Pepsi Perfect, it won’t be a new flavor, but it will be filled with the Pepsi that’s made with real sugar as opposed to artificial sweetener. Here’s what Lou Arbetter, PepsiCo’s senior director of marketing, said about the promotion:
We’re fans of this popular trilogy, and just generally, if you work at Pepsi you’re fans of pop culture. The brand has made its mark in pop culture frankly since Michael Jackson moonwalked. We’ve been dancing in and around pop culture for a while. So we look at this as another opportunity to have a little bit of fun.
If they really wanted to have fun and get more people in on the cool promotion, I don’t know why they don’t just release a huge load of Pepsi Perfect bottles to be sold at stores. But I suppose we should take what we can get.
Also, if you happen to be at New York Comic-Con this coming week, Pepsi will be releasing 1,500 Pepsi Perfect bottles in advance of the sale, which should help any Marty McFly cosplayers complete their ensemble in a unique way. Here’s how you can get ahold of one at NYCC:
Marty Mornings: Each day, the first 200 fans who come to the Pepsi Perfect Booth (#CP101) dressed as Marty McFly will take home their very own Pepsi Perfect.
Thursday – 1-2PM; Friday – Sunday – 11AM-12PM
McFly outfits must contain the following:Puffy red vest or Back to the Future Part II jacket, blue jeans, white high-top sneakers and watch. Optional: hoverboard
Quick Draw Wild Gunman Style: Every day starting at 3PM, fans are invited to come to the Pepsi Perfect booth and play Wild Gunman for a chance to win Pepsi Perfect. Bottles will be awarded to the fastest gunman in town, so start practicing.
So it looks like they’ll be tough to get and if, like us, you’re stuck outside the USA it’ll be, oh, impossible.
Anyway… it’s all about Back To The Future and we’re just fine with that… anyway, here’s the trailers.
First, the Pepsi Ad…
Next, get ready for Jaws 19…