KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Regal announces an exclusive opportunity for active duty and veteran U.S. military to see Sony Pictures' A Dog's Way Home for free at their local theatres now through Sunday, Jan. 13. In collaboration with Sony Pictures, Regal will offer these free tickets at all Regal locations showing A Dog's Way Home.
"Regal and Sony Pictures are pleased to collaborate and offer those in our military a chance to see this new heartwarming movie about the strong bond between people and their pets," said Ken Thewes, CMO at Regal. "As a veteran of the Air Force, I am excited that Regal is partnering with Sony Pictures as we continue to look for opportunities to celebrate those who serve or have served in the military."
Free tickets are available at the theatre box office through Sunday, Jan. 13. Those eligible need to show a valid, government-issued military ID to obtain one complimentary ticket to A Dog's Way Home – a new release that chronicles the heartwarming adventure of Bella, a dog who embarks on an epic 400-mile journey home after she is separated from her beloved human.
Directed by Charles Martin Smith, the screenplay is by W. Bruce Cameron & Cathryn Michon based on W. Bruce Cameron's book by the same name. The film is produced by Gavin Polone and Robert J. Dohrmann. T.D. Jakes, Derrick Williams, Yu Dong and Jeffrey Chan serve as executive producers. A Dog's Way Home is rated PG and stars Ashley Judd, Jonah Hauer-King, Edward James Olmos and Alexandra Shipp with Wes Studi and Bryce Dallas Howard, who voices "Bella."
To top off Regal's free ticket offer, Regal Crown Club members can enjoy a free e-book download of "A Dog's Way Home," while supplies last, when they purchase tickets to the movie through Sunday, Jan. 13.
Through the industry-leading Regal Crown Club, millions of active members accumulate credits at the box office and concession stand to earn rewards including free popcorn, soft drinks and movies. Free program membership is available at www.regmovies.com/regal-crown-club-info. Moviegoers can also stay up-to-date with Regal and theatre happenings through the Regal Facebook page and Regal mobile app. Moviegoers can program their favorite theatres and purchase tickets all from their mobile devices.
Regal, a subsidiary of the Cineworld Group, operates one of the largest and most geographically diverse theatre circuits in the United States, consisting of 7,269 screens in 555 theatres in 43 states along with American Samoa, the District of Columbia, Guam and Saipan as of December 31, 2018. We believe that the size, reach and quality of the Company's theatre circuit provides its patrons with a convenient and enjoyable movie-going experience. We are committed to being "The Best Place to Watch a Movie!"
Additional information is available on Regal's website: www.REGmovies.com.
About Sony Pictures Entertainment:
Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) is a subsidiary of Sony Entertainment Inc., which is a subsidiary of Tokyo-based Sony Corporation. SPE's global operations encompass motion picture production, acquisition, and distribution; television production, acquisition, and distribution; television networks; digital content creation and distribution; operation of studio facilities; and development of new entertainment products, services and technologies. SPE's Motion Picture Group production organizations include Columbia Pictures, Screen Gems, TriStar Pictures, Sony Pictures Animation, Stage 6 Films, AFFIRM Films, and Sony Pictures Classics. For additional information, visit https://www.sonypictures.com/corp/divisions.html.
Richard M. Grover
Regal, Vice President of Communications