Palm Treo Gets Cameo in Snakes on a Plane

by Reads (11,503)

In the upcoming thriller Snakes on a Plane, Palm’s Treo 650 makes a small but pivotal appearance. Palm has done well getting Hollywood to feature its products, as Snakes is just the latest in a long string of successes.

Snakes on a Plane?

If you’ve seen the previews, the movies looks like a mix of Anaconda and Flightplan. The official synopsis reads like this:

Samuel L. Jackson stars in the intense action feature Snakes on a Plane from director David Ellis (Final Destination 2, Cellular). Jackson plays an FBI agent who is escorting a witness on a flight from Hawaii to Los Angeles when an assassin releases hundreds of deadly snakes on a commercial airplane in order to eliminate the witness. The FBI agent, along with a rookie pilot, frightened crew and passengers must then band together in a desperate attempt to survive.

To catch the trailer, visit the Snakes web site.

Does the Treo 650 Save the Day?

While we can’t tell you exactly how the Treo 650 comes into play, it does have a small but critical role though. Here’s a still from the movie where actress Rachel Blanchard, playing the role of Mercedes uses the Treo.

Palm Treo 650 Snakes on a Plane
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The Treo will be in full swing during the premier as well. There will be a band of bloggers at the premier using their Treo smartphones to broadcast all the details prior, post and probably during the film.

Here’s Your Chance to See the Film for Free

In the spirit of fun and snakes, we’re giving away two tickets so you can see the Treo 650 in action for yourself. To enter the contest all you have to do is post a reply to this story in our forums. Any reply will do, the only restriction is you must be a U.S. resident. A random winner will be selected August 17th at 8PM EST and sent two vouchers to use at a theater near you. And no, we’re not tossing in a $20 for popcorn and drinks.

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