Barnes & Noble Concludes Three-Month-Long Celebration of The LEGO® Batman Movie on March 11

Final Event to Feature Fun Activities for Children Ages 5+ Including Building The LEGO® Batman Movie Batmobile “Speedwagon” and a Giveaway of Collectible Character Trading Cards Featuring DC Super Heroes and Super Villains

NEW YORK--()--Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS), the nation’s largest retail bookseller and a leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products, today announced, in partnership with Warner Bros. and The LEGO Group, an exciting in-store building event that will take place at stores nationwide on Saturday, March 11. This will conclude Barnes & Noble’s three-month-long celebration of the animated adventure The LEGO® Batman Movie, a worldwide hit which has so far surpassed $225 million at the box office.

The March 11 event will feature fun activities for children ages 5+ including a LEGO Make & Take event, where fans can build the iconic Batmobile “Speedwagon” from The LEGO Batman Movie to take home. Attendees can also collect the final two limited-edition Barnes & Noble Exclusive character trading cards from a series of six, and those who attended the previous two events on January 28 and February 25 will be able to put the complete set of trading cards together to create a memorable scene inspired by the movie.

Specific times for the March 11 event will vary by store. Space and materials are limited, so customers are encouraged to make their plans to share in the movie’s action and adventure, while supplies last. To learn more, customers should visit www.bn.com/storelocator or contact their local store for details.

Customers are encouraged to continue to check out Barnes & Noble’s robust offering of related merchandise from Warner Bros. Consumer Products’ global licensing and merchandising program, including a selection of books and toys, as the three-month-long celebration of The LEGO Batman Movie comes to a close. Featured books include DK’s The LEGO Batman Movie: The Essential Guide (B&N Exclusive Poster Edition) and Scholastic’s Batman's Guide to Being Cool (The LEGO Batman Movie), as well as the exciting construction sets from The LEGO Batman Movie line, including The Joker Balloon Escape, Catwoman Catcycle Chase, The Riddler Riddle Racer, Clayface Splat Attack, Killer Croc Tail-Gator and The Batcave Break-In. Customers should contact their local store for more details on what products are available for purchase.

About Barnes & Noble, Inc.

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About The LEGO Batman Movie

In the irreverent spirit of fun that made “The LEGO® Movie” a worldwide phenomenon, the self-described leading man of that ensemble – LEGO Batman – stars in his own big-screen adventure. But there are big changes brewing in Gotham City, and if he wants to save the city from The Joker’s hostile takeover, Batman may have to drop the lone vigilante thing, try to work with others and maybe, just maybe, learn to lighten up.

Opening February 10, 2017, The LEGO Batman Movie stars Will Arnett, Zach Galifianakis, Michael Cera, Rosario Dawson and Ralph Fiennes. Directed by Chris McKay, produced by Dan Lin, Phil Lord, Christopher Miller, and Roy Lee, from a screenplay by Seth Grahame-Smith and Chris McKenna & Erik Sommers and Jared Stern & John Whittington, story by Seth Grahame-Smith, based on LEGO Construction Toys and based on characters from DC Entertainment. Batman created by Bob Kane with Bill Finger; Superman created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster. Executive producers are Jill Wilfert, Matthew Ashton, Will Allegra and Brad Lewis.

From Warner Bros. Pictures and Warner Animation Group, in association with LEGO System A/S, a Lin Pictures / Lord Miller / Vertigo Entertainment production, “The LEGO Batman Movie” will be distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company.

THE LEGO® BATMAN MOVIE © & ™ DC Comics, Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc., &The LEGO Group. LEGO, the LEGO logo, the Minifigure and the Brick and Knob configurations are trademarks and/or copyrights of the LEGO Group. © 2017 The LEGO Group. BATMAN and all related characters and elements © & ™ DC Comics. All Rights Reserved. (s17).

About Warner Bros. Consumer Products

Warner Bros. Consumer Products, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, is one of the leading licensing and retail merchandising organizations in the world.

Contacts

Barnes & Noble, Inc.
Mary Ellen Keating, (212) 633-3323
Senior Vice President
Corporate Communications
mkeating@bn.com
or
Alan McNamara, (212) 633-3379
Senior Director
Corporate Communications
amcnamara@bn.com

Contacts

Barnes & Noble, Inc.
Mary Ellen Keating, (212) 633-3323
Senior Vice President
Corporate Communications
mkeating@bn.com
or
Alan McNamara, (212) 633-3379
Senior Director
Corporate Communications
amcnamara@bn.com