Carmike Cinemas, Inc. (NASDAQ: CKEC), a leading entertainment, digital cinema and 3-D motion picture exhibitor, today announced that ticket sales across its nationwide circuit in 35 states are now available for purchase to the widely anticipated November 21 theatrical debut of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, the second part of a special double-feature playing that evening at Carmike’s first-run theatres. Part one of the movie marathon will be The Hunger Games, the 2012 film that grossed more than $400 million domestically and was the first of the four-part movie series adapted from the best-selling book trilogy by author Suzanne Collins and brought to the big screen by Lionsgate Studios. Combination tickets for both features are available for only $15 as a package combo on Carmike’s website. Please check online for participating theatres and show-times.
In addition, a unique Hunger Games VIP Package is also available for select fans. The Package includes admission to the ‘Hunger Games’ Marathon, plus a Collectors Box, Credential Card and Lanyard, Premiere Guest T-Shirt, Reserved Seating, 7 Trading Cards, a Mini Poster and a Special Coupon Offer. VIP Packages are on sale at www.carmike.com for $50 and purchases include admissions to one of Carmike’s BigD large format digital experience auditoriums, on a first-come, first-served basis, in select theatres that have a BigD screen.
Carmike Advertising Director Shannon Sailors stated: “We are delighted to provide our ‘Hunger Games’ double-feature and exclusive VIP ticket offers to valued Carmike guests around the country. Parts one and two will both play in all 20 of our BigD large format digital experience auditoriums, including our newest location opening shortly in Champaign, IL, on the wall-to-wall and floor-to-ceiling screens. BigDs also feature cutting-edge projection and sound systems, luxurious leather stadium seating configurations that create an immersive presentation for the definitive enjoyment of our audiences.”
About Carmike Cinemas ( www.carmike.com )Carmike Cinemas, Inc. is a U.S. leader in digital cinema, 3-D cinema deployments and one of the nation’s largest motion picture exhibitors. As of June 30, 2013, Carmike had 245 theatres with 2,476 screens in 35 states. Carmike’s digital cinema footprint reached 2,373 screens, including 227 theatres with 940 screens that are also equipped for 3-D. The circuit also includes 19 “Big D” large format digital experience auditoriums, featuring state-of-the-art equipment and luxurious seating and 8 IMAX® auditoriums. As “America’s Hometown Theatre Chain,” Carmike’s primary focus for its locations is small to mid-sized communities.