Archive for the ‘The Princess Bride’ Category

As You Wish! Zynga Launches Princess Bride Slots Worldwide

Thursday, November 19th, 2015

Team of Seasoned Social Slots Developers Bring Storybook Adventure to the Free-to-Play Casino Floor

SAN FRANCISCO,CA November 19, 2015 – Zynga (Nasdaq: ZNGA), a leading social game developer, today announced the launch of Princess Bride Slots, the company’s latest Social Slots offering. The free-to-play game is available today on the App Store for iPhone and iPad, Google Play, the Amazon App Store for Kindle devices and Facebook.

“We are excited to bring our players and Princess Bride fans around the world a fun, free way to engage with one of their all-time favorite movies,” said Joe Kaminkow, Zynga’s Chief Game Designer and Senior Vice President of Slots. “From classic quotes to original cinema footage featuring Buttercup, Westley and other beloved characters, Princess Bride Slots captures the wit and whimsy of the timeless film, giving fans a unique way to experience the movie magic all over again while playing their favorite casino game.”


AS YOU WISH: It’s a ‘Princess Bride’ reunion

Friday, October 5th, 2012

By Jennifer Vineyard, Special to CNN – October 5, 2012

(CNN) — “Hello, my name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die.”

Not a day goes by without someone asking Mandy Patinkin to say this famous and oft-repeated line. Despite Patinkin’s numerous other accomplishments and recent hit turn on the Showtime drama “Homeland,” “The Princess Bride” is what people want to hear from him, “and I never let them down,” he told CNN.

“I get asked for that line, too,” laughed Chris Sarandon, who played the dastardly Prince Humperdinck. “They always want me to quote Mandy, or Wally Shawn: ‘Inconceivable!’ And once in a great while, I get a plea for ‘I’m swamped.’” (more…)


Thursday, December 8th, 2011

Movie Inspired Game Gets the Red Carpet Treatment


WAUKEGAN, IL—December 8, 2011Favorite television shows and movies on the casino floor? Inconceivable!  Casino games produced by WMS Gaming Inc., a subsidiary of WMS Industries Inc., allow slot players to go on an iconic movie adventure in a game.


THE PRINCESS BRIDE is one of the most beloved comedy movies of all time and continues to entertain new and true-blue audiences. THE PRINCESS BRIDE themed slot produced by WMS is a heroic and hilarious romantic adventure leading through the Fire Swamp, up the Cliffs of Insanity and emerging in the Pit of Despair and features a wide variety of movie clips incorporated into game play. As the latest edition to the I•Play™ family, THE PRINCESS BRIDE slot offers a simple interface designed to enhance bonus rounds operated through player selection to more fully engage players with their gaming experience. (more…)


Tuesday, January 12th, 2010

A new design competition is inspired by one of our favorite movies of all time: The Princess Bride. (more…)


Monday, December 14th, 2009

New licensees added to give fans more “tweasure”

BEVERLY HILLS, CA – December 14, 2009 – Act III Licensing announces today the launch of the first ever official Princess Bride fan site. Fans of the classic film will be able to join the “Brute Squad Community” and be the first to know Princess Bride news and updated content, find all licensed merchandise and fun links to games, quizzes and fan-created sites. The URL is A Facebook fan site and Twitter feed will also launch. (more…)


Monday, April 30th, 2007

ACT III Licensing Announces New Licensees And Partnerships

BEVERLY HILLS, CA – April 30, 2007 – ACT III Licensing announced today the licensing and retail plans surrounding the 20th anniversary of the beloved cult classic The Princess Bride.Directed by Rob Reiner and executive produced by Norman Lear, The Princess Bride, based on the book by William Goldman, tells the tale of true love combining romance, action, adventure and comedy. This timeless love story is a true family favorite and enchanting fairy tale that continues to captivate audiences of all ages. (more…)