Fans were a bit surprised and bummed out to learn that the first part in the two-part Hunger Games finale, Mockingjay, wasn't going to make an appearance at San Diego Comic-Con this year. Ah, but you knew one of the biggest movies of 2014 wasn't going to completely skip out on the massive pop-culture convention, and the film's makers have announced the premiere of its first official teaser trailer during Comic-Con through a partnership with Samsung.
Fans at the convention will have a chance to watch the teaser trailer first on Friday, July 25 during a special Samsung Galaxy event with cast members that will allow folks to watch it on a Galaxy Tab S. If you're not at the convention, fear not -- beginning Saturday, July 26 you can visit Samsung Experience shops located within your local Best Buy to not only watch the trailer there, but also score free tickets to see The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 in theaters.
Here are the complete deets on where and when you can watch it:
During San Diego Comic-Con:
On Friday, July 25 at 12:00 p.m. PT, cast members from The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 will introduce the trailer on the Galaxy Tab S in the Capitol Gallery located in the Samsung Galaxy Experience in San Diego (in the Hard Rock Hotel, corner of 5th and L Streets).
Nationwide at Best Buy:
Fans outside the San Diego area can also get an exclusive preview of the first official The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 trailer beginning on Saturday, July 26 through Sunday, July 27 by visiting Samsung Experience Shops inside select Best Buy locations. While supplies last, visitors will receive one complimentary pass to see The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 when it opens in theaters November 21.
Stay tuned for lots more coverage from this year's San Diego Comic-Con beginning next week.