Active Military And Veterans Invited To Celebrate July 4th With Free Admission
To "White House Down"
Regal Entertainment Group, AMC Theatres, Cinemark Theatres, Carmike Cinemas,
and Other Exhibitors To Participate in Special Tribute to Troops
CULVER CITY, Calif., July 3, 2013
CULVER CITY, Calif., July 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On Independence Day, to
thank America's troops for their sacrifice and service, active military
personnel and veterans will be admitted with one guest to see Columbia
Pictures' White House Down for free at any Regal Entertainment Group, AMC
Theatres, Cinemark Theatres, Carmike Cinemas, or other participating exhibitor
by showing proper military identification. The special invitation to
America's military personnel and veterans is valid only on the 4^th of July
and seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis at each
Commenting on the announcement, Rory Bruer, president of Worldwide
Distribution for Sony Pictures, said, "We think White House Down is the
summer's best action movie, so on July 4^th, we're inviting all active duty
and veteran military personnel to bring a guest and see it for free. It's a
great way to celebrate the holiday and to honor and thank the troops for their
service to our country."
In White House Down, Capitol Policeman John Cale (Channing Tatum) has just
been denied his dream job with the Secret Service of protecting President
James Sawyer (Jamie Foxx). Not wanting to let down his little girl with the
news, he takes her on a tour of the White House, when the complex is overtaken
by a heavily armed paramilitary group. Now, with the nation's government
falling into chaos and time running out, it's up to Cale to save the
president, his daughter, and the country. The film is directed by Roland
Emmerich, written by James Vanderbilt, and produced by Bradley J. Fischer,
Harald Kloser, James Vanderbilt, Larry Franco, and Laeta Kalogridis.
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a subsidiary of Tokyo-based Sony Corporation. SPE's global operations
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SOURCE Sony Pictures Entertainment
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