MovieTickets.com is reporting 200-plus X-Men Origins: Wolverine sellouts, over 1/4 of them for Thursday midnights showings. As of 9 AM PT, Wolverine accounted for 63% percent of all ticket sales at MovieTickets.com today. Those sales doubled for the third time in three days.
Fandango online ticket seller is reporting that Wolverine accounts for 65% of all ticket sales today, followed by Star Trek (opening May 8th) with 17%. The rest of the pack barely register above 2%.
Fandango found in an online poll of more than 1,000 moviegoers, 44% of Wolverine ticket-buyers had viewed the 2009 Academy Awards Show with Jackman as the host, and 34% of those viewers said the Oscar telecast actually made them more excited to see the pic.