KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Nov. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Regal Entertainment Group, a leading motion picture exhibitor owning and operating one of the largest theatre circuits in the United States, today announces that Regal is the exclusive theatre circuit launching the new trailer for EuropaCorp's Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets starting on Thursday, November 10. Guests will be able to view this brand new trailer with big effects and exotic creatures before all screenings of Arrival, Dr. Strange and Shut In. Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, directed by Luc Besson, will be released in theatres on July 21, 2017.
"Writer-Director Luc Besson has brought to life so many beautiful and vibrant worlds to the big screen. Now he gets his chance with the critically acclaimed French science fiction comic series starring Dane DeHaan and Cara Delevingne," said Ken Thewes, Chief Marketing Officer at Regal Entertainment Group. "We are excited to offer guests the first look into next summer's epic space opera, exclusively at Regal Cinemas."
Luc Besson's forthcoming sci-fi adventure Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets will release its teaser trailer on Thursday, November 10th. The teaser trailer includes an original Beatles master recording, marking the first time a Beatles master has been licensed for use in a movie trailer.
In Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, special operatives Valerian (Dane DeHaan) and Laureline (Cara Delevingne) maintain order throughout the universe for the government of the human territories. Under orders from their commander (Clive Owen), the duo embark on a mission to Alpha, an intergalactic city where diverse species share their technology and resources for the betterment of all. The ever-expanding metropolis is also home to sinister forces that jeopardize the future of mankind.
About Regal Entertainment Group:
Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC) operates one of the largest and most geographically diverse theatre circuits in the United States, consisting of 7,310 screens in 565 theatres in 42 states along with Guam, Saipan, American Samoa and the District of Columbia as of September 30, 2016. The Company operates theatres in 46 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 website at www.REGmovies.com.
Richard M. Grover
Vice President of Marketing & Communications
Regal Entertainment Group
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