Fandango announced today on the first day of CinemaCon that they’ve signed their first-ever agreement with National Amusements and will provide ticketing for nearly 400 screens throughout the Northeast.
In addition to adding National Amusements’ Showcase Cinemas, Fandango has added more than 1,500 new screens from more than a dozen exhibitors across the country over the past year, bringing Fandango’s global screen count to more than 40,000 screens.
“Fandango is proud to represent National Amusements’ Showcase Cinemas and further serve moviegoers throughout the Northeast with our leading-edge movie discovery and ticketing innovations,” said Fandango SVP, Chief Commerce Officer Kevin Shepela in a statement. “By enabling Showcase Cinemas customers to quickly and easily discover movies and buy tickets on the latest online, mobile, social, AI bot and voice assistant platforms, we believe we can help drive even more moviegoers into their theaters for many years to come.”
Showcase Cinemas boasts amenities such as reserved seating, power-operated recliners, lobby bars that allow guests to take a drink to their seat, full-service restaurants, and the premium formats XPlus, MX4D and IMAX at most locations.
“We look forward to working with Fandango to bring our superior entertainment experience, showtimes, and tickets to millions of additional moviegoers across Fandango’s digital platforms,” added Mark Malinowski, vice president of marketing, National Amusements. “With the continued rise of advance ticketing and reserved seating, we know many of our customers want to use Fandango as part of their movie-going planning process. Through this new partnership with the industry leader in both innovation and customer service, we are excited to now offer our customers the option to seamlessly purchase Showcase tickets through Fandango.”