"Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods" Expanding To Additional Theaters Nationwide
Starting Tuesday, August 5
FUNIMATION ENTERTAINMENT, SCREENVISION AND FATHOM EVENTS TO BRING THE FIRST
NEW DRAGON BALL Z FEATURE FILM IN 17 YEARS TO THE BIG SCREEN
NEW YORK, July 17, 2014
NEW YORK, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fathom Events has joined FUNimation
Entertainment and Screenvision to bring Earth's greatest heroes to the U.S. in
"Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods." Anime aficionados won't want to miss the
stunning animation and epic villains featured in the first new "Dragon Ball Z"
feature film in 17 years when it comes to movie theaters in the U.S. and
Canada beginning August 5. The beloved franchise's latest opus opened in Japan
to a ravenous fan base, which purchased more than 1 million tickets in just
six days. FUNimation and Screenvision will exhibit "Dragon Ball Z: Battle of
Gods" in cinemas on August 5, 6, 7 and 9 in the U.S. and Canada. Fathom Events
is proud to bring an additional 350-plus U.S. cinemas onboard for August 5 and
6. To view the full list of theaters and show times, visit dragonballz.com.
Tickets for "Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods" are limited and on sale now at
participating theater box offices and online at www.dragonballz.com. The event
will be presented in nearly 800 select movie theaters in the U.S. and Canada
including through Fathom's and Screenvision's Digital Broadcast Networks. For
a complete list of theater locations and prices, click here (theaters and
participants are subject to change).
Following the events from the "Dragon Ball Z" television series, after the
defeat of Majin Buu, a new power awakens and threatens humanity. Beerus, an
ancient and powerful God of Destruction, searches for Goku after hearing
rumors of the Saiyan warrior who defeated Frieza. Realizing the threat Beerus
poses to their home planet, the Z-fighters must find a way to stop him. Only
Goku, humanity's last hope, can ascend to the level of a legendary Super
Saiyan God and stop Beerus from destroying Earth, and possibly the entire
universe! Fans of Dragon Ball Z, one of the most successful anime brands of
all time, will be delighted to know that Battle of Gods is an original work
from the Dragon Ball creator himself, Akira Toriyama.
Click here to view the "Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods" trailer.
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Headquartered in New York, N.Y., Screenvision is a national leader in cinema
advertising, offering on-screen advertising, in-lobby promotions and
integrated marketing programs to national, regional and local advertisers and
providing comprehensive cinema advertising representation services to top tier
theatrical exhibitors presenting the highest quality moviegoing experience.
The Screenvision cinema advertising network is comprised of over 14,200
screens in 2,200+ theater locations across all 50 states and 94% of DMAs
nationwide; delivering through more than 150 theatrical circuits, including 6
of the top 10 exhibitor companies. For more
About AC JV, LLC
Fathom Events is owned by a newly formed entity called AC JV, LLC.Fathom is
the recognized leader in the alternative entertainment industry, offering a
variety of one-of-a-kind entertainment events in movie theaters nationwide
that include live, high-definition performances of the Metropolitan Opera, the
performing arts, major sporting events, music concerts, comedy series,
Broadway shows, original programming featuring entertainment's biggest stars,
socially relevant documentaries with audience Q&A and much more. Additionally,
Fathom events take audiences behind-the-scenes and offer unique extras –
creating the ultimate entertainment experience for fans of all ages. Co-owned
by the three largest movie theater circuits in the United States, AMC
Entertainment Inc. (NYSE: AMC), Cinemark Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CNK) and Regal
Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC), Fathom's live digital broadcast network
("DBN") is the largest cinema broadcast network in North America, bringing
live events to more than 750 locations in 171 Designated Market Areas®
(including all of the top 50). For more information, visit
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