Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC), a leading motion picture exhibitor owning and operating the largest theatre circuit in the United States, announced that a behind-the-scenes feature of Universal Pictures’ Les Misérables has surpassed one million YouTube views. Regal hosted the world premiere of this extended first look at Les Misérables and within only four days, the feature attracted more than a million views.
“Regal is thrilled with the amazing number of views this behind-the-scenes footage of Les Misérables has received in such a short period of time,” stated Ken Thewes, Chief Marketing Officer for Regal Entertainment Group. “Moviegoers are truly excited to see the exclusive clip, making it the most-viewed video ever on Regal’s YouTube page. The publicity both online and in our theatres has made the release of this footage into a notable event.”
Regal continues to host the exclusive content online and on the big screen before movies playing at Regal Entertainment Group theatres across the country. Hugh Jackman introduces the in-theatre segment to explain to audiences how the creative process of making this film is so unique. Regal’s extended first look at Les Misérables may be seen at: http://youtu.be/wwgQjfg0hZw
Les Misérables is the motion-picture adaptation of the beloved global stage sensation seen by more than 60 million people in 42 countries and in 21 languages around the globe and still breaking box-office records everywhere in its 27 th year. Helmed by The King's Speech’s Academy Award ®-winning director, Tom Hooper, the Working Title/Cameron Mackintosh production stars Hugh Jackman, Oscar ® winner Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried, Eddie Redmayne, Aaron Tveit, Samantha Barks, with Helena Bonham Carter and Sacha Baron Cohen. www.lesmiserablesfilm.comAbout Regal Entertainment Group:Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC) operates the largest and most geographically diverse theatre circuit in the United States, consisting of 6,597 screens in 522 locations in 37 states and the District of Columbia as of August 30, 2012. The Company operates theatres in 43 of the top 50 U.S. designated market areas. We believe that the size, reach and quality of the Company's theatre circuit not only provide its patrons with a convenient and enjoyable movie-going experience, but is also an exceptional platform to realize economies of scale in theatre operations. Additional information is available on the Company's Web site at www.REGmovies.com. Photos/Multimedia Gallery Available: http://www.businesswire.com/cgi-bin/mmg.cgi?eid=50421882&lang=en