CULVER CITY, CA, June 24, 2008 – In keeping with the spirit of their upcoming film Hancock, Columbia Pictures is launching a contest to pay off a family’s home mortgage.
Hancock’s Helping Hand Mortgage payoff contest was inspired by the film. Hancock is a misunderstood superhero who is encouraged to improve his public image when he meets a good-hearted public relations executive.
Columbia Pictures will pay off the mortgage debt of one deserving family, with a grand prize worth up to $360,000. To enter and find the official contest rules, log on to www.Hancockmovie.com. Entrants will write a 200 word essay explaining why they are deserving of the grand prize. The program begins immediately and runs through July 6.
Hancock, the action-comedy from Columbia Pictures, opens in theatres everywhere July 2, 2008, with special advance screenings beginning nationwide at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, July 1.