News for Aug. 20, 2003

Lord of the Rings takes Harry Potter record

8/20/03, 4:25 pm EST - Xoanon

Pre-release sales of The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers have broken all records at Amazon. The internet retailer says over 50,000 pre-orders have been taken ahead of the video and DVD's UK release on Tuesday, August 26. Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets was the previous record-holder, with 40,000 pre-orders in April. [More]