Cinemark and BBC Worldwide Present the Theatrical Premiere of Doctor Who
“Deep Breath” Exclusively in Cinemark Theatres across Latin America
PLANO, Texas -- August 21, 2014
Cinemark Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CNK), one of the world's largest motion picture
exhibitors, announced today in conjunction withBBC Worldwide, the main
commercial arm and wholly owned subsidiary of the British Broadcasting
Corporation, the showing of the first episode of the eighth season of Doctor
Who “Deep Breath” on the big screen starting September 4, 2014. Advance
tickets are now on sale.
“We are really pleased that Doctor Who fans in Latin America can enjoy their
favorite show in an exciting atmosphere by sharing the experience of the new
season in a communal environment,” stated Valmir Fernandes, President Cinemark
This year’s showing follows the success of the global cinema release of Doctor
Who’s 50^th anniversary episode The Day of the Doctor which was screened in
over 1500 cinemas around the world, allowing fans to come together to watch
the show like never before.
Doctor Who “Deep Breath” will be shown exclusively in Cinemark theatres and on
Cinemark’s large format XD screens, where available, throughout Latin
Americain the following countries: Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, Chile,
Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua,
Panama, and Peru.
Doctor Who makes a spectacular return to the big screen in the feature-length
premiere episode of Series 8, “Deep Breath.” Directed by acclaimed Director
Ben Wheatley (Sightseers, A Field in England) and written by Lead Writer and
Executive Producer Steven Moffat, the beginning of the Twelfth Doctor’s era
stars Peter Capaldi as the Doctor, Jenna Coleman as his companion Clara Oswald
and sees the return of fan favourites The Paternoster Gang - Madame Vastra
(Neve McIntosh), Jenny Flint (Catrin Stewart) and Strax (Dan Starkey) – in a
pulse-racing adventure through Victorian London.
Tickets are now on sale for Doctor Who “Deep Breath.” For a full list of
participating Cinemark locations, advance ticket purchases and show time
information go to the Cinemark web site, www.cinemark.com/international.
About Doctor Who
The Doctorisan alien Time Lord from the planet Gallifrey who travels through
all of time and space in his TARDIS. His current travel companion is Clara
Oswald, though he has a long list of friends and companions who have shared
journeys with him. Instead of dying, the Doctor is able to “regenerate” into a
new body, taking on a new personality with each regeneration. Peter Capaldi
debuts in “Deep Breath” as the Twelfth actor to characterize The Doctor.
About Cinemark Holdings, Inc.
Cinemark is a leading domestic and international motion picture exhibitor,
operating 488 theatres with 5,609 screens in 40 U.S. states, Brazil, Argentina
and 11 other Latin American countries as of June 30, 2014. For more
information go to investors.cinemark.com.
About BBC Worldwide
BBC Worldwide is the main commercial arm and a wholly owned subsidiary of the
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC). Its vision is to build the BBC’s
brands, audiences, commercial returns and reputation across the world. This is
achieved through investing in, commercializing and showcasing content from the
BBC around the world, in a way that is consistent with BBC standards and
values. The business also champions British creativity globally. In 2013/14,
BBC Worldwide generated headline profits of £157.4m and headline sales of
£1,042.3m and returned £173.8m to the BBC. For more detailed performance
information please see our Annual Review website:
Valerie Shortall, 972-665-1038
Vice President, International Marketing
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