Carmike Cinemas Announces 007 Days until the Bond Thriller “Skyfall” Opens a Day Early at 0:07 in Select “BIGD” Locations Nationally
“BIGD” Presentation Will Provide the Ultimate “Skyfall” Experience For Carmike Moviegoers In Select Markets November 8 At 0:07
COLUMBUS, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Carmike Cinemas, Inc. (Nasdaq: CKEC ) , a leading DIGITAL cinema and 3D motion picture exhibitor, is announcing its “seven day countdown” promotion to unveil the latest James Bond (Agent 007) thriller “Skyfall” to select Carmike audiences a day earlier than the scheduled national release on November 9th. “Skyfall” is even being given a special show time –0:07 AM on November 8th in the select “BIGD” venues and they are on “007 Countdown” to a unique “early release” movie experience!
“Skyfall,” the 23rd Bond film in the continuing franchise of Ian Fleming’s silver screen secret agent, opened in London the last weekend in October to a record-breaking $32.2 million box office. Starring Daniel Craig as Agent 007 for a third time, “Skyfall” opens Carmike’s 2012 holiday “blockbuster” movie season with the advanced screening of 007 thriller a day in advance of the national release.
Moviegoers will be enjoying the Bond thriller in early screenings in Carmike’s “BIGD,” Ultimate Movie Experience auditoriums in key market locations including Columbus, GA, Franklin, TN, Billings & Missoula, MT, Tyler, TX, and Savannah, GA.
Carmike’s “BIGD” auditoriums offer the perfect environment to enjoy blockbuster productions such as “Skyfall.” The BIGD experience includes comfortable, plush leather high-back rocking seats placed for optimal viewing, wall-to-wall screens measuring over 80 feet wide and three stories tall, and boosted by the latest 7.1 surround sound and DIGITAL projection of both 2D and 3D features. The “BIGD” has become a gold standard for movie goers across America who truly appreciate the “center of the action” feel and “wow” factor presentation of today’s major film productions in a premier setting.
“We’re providing the ultimate movie experience that showcases large format digital with bigger screens, bigger and better sound, and bigger luxurious seating for cutting-edge presentation and the maximum enjoyment of our audiences,” notes Terrell Mayton, Carmike’s Director of Marketing.
Movie fans can purchase advance tickets now for “Skyfall and the “BIGD” early release show times by visiting www.carmike.com.
The wide national release of “Skyfall” on Carmike’s first run screens across the country begins on Friday, November 9, following the “0:07” select location “BIGD” premier presentation.
Special “Skyfall” preview “BIGD” market locations:
- Columbus, Georgia—Carmike 15—5555 Whittlesey Boulevard
- Franklin, Tennessee—Thoroughbred 20—633 Frazier Drive
- Billings, Montana—Shiloh 14—1001 Shiloh Crossing Boulevard
- Missoula, Montana—Carmike 12—3640 Mullan Road
- Tyler, Texas—Carmike 14—7415 South Broadway
- Savannah, Georgia—Wynnsong 11—1150 Shawnee Street
About Carmike Cinemas ( www.carmike.com )
Carmike Cinemas, Inc. is a U.S. leader in digital cinema and 3-D cinema deployments and one of the nation’s largest motion picture exhibitors. As of September 30, 2012, Carmike had 232 theatres with 2,242 screens in 35 states. Carmike’s digital cinema footprint reached 2,119 screens, including 208 theatres with 748 screens that are also equipped for 3-D. The circuit also includes 14 “Big D” large format digital experience auditoriums, featuring state-of-the-art equipment and luxurious seating. As “America’s Hometown Theatre Chain,” Carmike’s primary focus for its locations is small to mid-sized communities.
Carmike Cinemas, Inc.
Terrell Mayton, 706-576-3464
Director of Marketing
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