“Dark Knight” for Many Movie Theaters
The New York Times is reporting that theaters across the country are expanding the number of early morning shows they will be holding for the opening of The Dark Knight. The grosses for the latest installment of the Batman franchise should add to an already excellent summer for mainstream, first-run movie theaters across the country:
In a frenzy, fans have bought so many late-night tickets for the July 18 opening of the next Batman movie that theaters in places like San Diego, Chicago, and even Eagan, Minn., are scheduling 6 a.m. screenings for those who can’t get in at midnight or 3 in the morning. … Viewers seeking Imax screenings may have to wait. All of the first week’s showings at Lincoln Square are sold out, except for some 6 a.m. screenings, Whit Clay, an Imax spokesman, said.
Read the full story in the New York Times.