Fandango reports that Star Trek is currently selling 81% of all its online tickets. With JJ Abram’s reimagining of the veteran franchise opening around 7 PM Thursday night, the pic has sold out more than 100 opening weekend show times across the country. In the Los Angeles area alone, Thursday night screenings keep being added. The Bridge has a total of 15 screenings tomorrow, starting as early as 7:10 PM, plus three screenings in their IMAX theater starting at 7 PM.
MovieTickets.com says 44% of all its Star Trek ticket sales are for IMAX screenings. The movie will open for a limited 2-week run in 134 IMAX theatres domestically on Thursday. The film will also open in 29 IMAX theatres internationally.
There are also some interesting polls. MovieTickets.com found that, among almost 6,000 moviegoers, 32% have never seen a Star Trek movie, while 10% have seen all 10 Star Trek movies.
Fandango surveyed more than 4,000 moviegoers planning to see Star Trek and found: 83% plan to see the movie on opening weekend; 10% plan to show up at the theater in some kind of Star Trek costume; 48% are fans of producer-director JJ Abrams; 47% are fans of Heroes star Zachary Quinto; and 67% are male.
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