January 14, 2006 03:32:38 GMT
Starbucks Corp. said on Thursday it will promote Lionsgate's low-budget film "Akeelah and the Bee" in its stores
Starbucks Corp. has on Thursday January 12th confirmed that they've inked a deal to promote Lionsgate's low-budget film "Akeelah and the Bee" in its stores. The film actually is a drama family flick tells the story of an inner city girl who strives to win a national spelling bee in exchange for an undisclosed share.
As the film is slated for an April 28 release date, a Starbucks executive revealed the company also is planning to add DVDs and books to the music CDs already sold at its coffee shops but will limit the number of music and movie titles to 20 at a time to avoid cluttering its stores.