One of this year’s most anticipated film ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ set to release on 16 December is the talk of town.
Bookings for this film opened on Monday, 19 October, and a record number of 2299 tickets were snapped up on the first day by Ster-Kinekor.
This is the highest number of tickets sold on the first day of bookings’ opening in Ster-Kinekor’s recorded history.
LET’S TALK MORE NUMBERS:
- Out of 2299 Tickets – 1387 were tickets booked to watch the film in IMAX 3D at Ster-Kinekor’s five IMAX theatres.
- So far 2652 tickets are secured to watch Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
The previous record for the first day of booking was held by Fifty Shades of Grey earlier this year, with 1489 bookings.
In the first four days of bookings, from Monday to Thursday, this figure had increased to a total of 8678 pre-ticket sales. Of these, 5508 tickets are IMAX 3D tickets, with a further 2652 tickets secured to watchStar Wars: The Force Awakens in 3D at Ster-Kinekor cinemas countrywide.
The film will be released in IMAX 3D at Ster-Kinekor’s five IMAX theatres: Gateway in Durban, The Grove Mall in Pretoria, Cape Gate in Cape Town, Baywest Mall in Port Elizabeth and Cradlestone Mall, west of Johannesburg.
The film is also expected to release also at the new Ster-Kinekor’s sixth IMAX theatre in Eastgate – currently under construction, scheduled to open early December.
If you are looking to watch this blockbuster in luxury, then book your seats at one of the seven Ster-Kinekor Cine Prestige sites around the country :
- The Zone in Johannesburg
- Sandton in Johannesburg
- Cradlestone Mall in Johannesburg
- The Grove Mall in Pretoria
- Gateway in Durban
- Baywest Mall in Port Elizabeth
- Cavendish in Cape Town