KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Nov. 25, 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 the next Regal Ultimate Ticket for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, the first of the Star Wars standalone films. This exclusive offer is only available at Regal, so get the Ultimate Ticket and see Rogue One: A Star Wars Story every day while the movie is in theatres. Only 1,000 of these Ultimate Tickets are available and will be on sale Monday, November 28. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, directed by Gareth Edwards, and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, will be released in theatres on December 16.
"The Star Wars franchise has never been hotter, and we want to fan the flames by offering our guests an opportunity to see Rogue One: A Star Wars Story every day at Regal," said Ken Thewes, Chief Marketing Officer at Regal Entertainment Group. "Second only to the Death Star plans, this will be the most sought after item in this galaxy."
Guests can purchase the limited edition laser etched black metal card for $100 on Monday, November 28, while supplies last. Regal's most recent Ultimate Ticket sold out in just over 24 hours. Each card will be personalized with the guest's name, will be laser cut with the movie title, and feature gold etching with a distinct black gloss Rebellion insignia. The Regal Ultimate Ticket will only be available for sale online at REGmovies.com. Additionally, Crown Club members can cash in their credits to enter for a chance to win a Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Ultimate Ticket by visiting MyRegal.com. To purchase this limited edition ticket or to learn more, please visit www.regmovies.com/StarWarsRogueOneUltimateTicket. Additionally, Crown Club members can cash in their credits to enter for a chance to win a Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Ultimate Ticket by visiting MyRegal.com.
Regal fans are encouraged to like Regal Cinemas' Facebook page and download the Regal Movies app. Moviegoers can program their favorite theatre and purchase tickets all from their mobile device. The Regal app also gives patrons the ability to upload their Regal Crown Club card straight to their phone for easy access while on-the-go. Through the industry-leading Regal Crown Club, 13-million patrons each year accumulate credits at the box office and concession stand to earn rewards including free popcorn, soft drinks and movies. Free membership is available at the box office or online at http://www.regmovies.com/Crown-Club.
About Rogue One: A Star Wars Story:
From Lucasfilm comes the first of the Star Wars standalone films, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, an all-new epic adventure. In a time of conflict, a group of unlikely heroes band together on a mission to steal the plans to the Death Star, the Empire's ultimate weapon of destruction. This key event in the Star Wars timeline brings together ordinary people who choose to do extraordinary things, and in doing so, become part of something greater than themselves.
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is directed by Gareth Edwards and stars Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Ben Mendelsohn, Donnie Yen, Mads Mikkelsen, Alan Tudyk, Riz Ahmed, with Jiang Wen and Forest Whitaker. Kathleen Kennedy, Allison Shearmur and Simon Emanuel are producing, with John Knoll and Jason McGatlin serving as executive producers. The story is by John Knoll and Gary Whitta, and the screenplay is by Chris Weitz and Tony Gilroy. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story opens in U.S. theaters on December 16, 2016.
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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