LA TEACHERS INVITED TO A SPECIAL NIGHT AT THE MOVIES HOSTED BY ATOM TICKETS, TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX FILM AND REGAL CINEMAS
Santa Monica, CA – January 23, 2019 -- In support of LA Teachers, Atom Tickets, Twentieth Century Fox Film and Regal Cinemas are offering educators the opportunity to be treated to a VIP experience at the movies and enjoy an exclusive advance screening of “THE KID WHO WOULD BE KING” on Thursday, January 24 at the Regal LA Live.
LA Teachers are invited along with their family members and students. All guests will enjoy the royal treatment with free popcorn and drinks. In addition to the screening, attendees will receive a free movie ticket from Atom Tickets. The showtime for the Thursday screening is 5pm, teachers and students are encouraged to arrive by 4pm to secure a ticket. Tickets will not be available for purchase in advance. Tickets and concessions will be given out on first come, first served basis. Please note a school ID (or teaching credential) will be required to attend.
“We’re honored to join forces with Twentieth Century Fox Film and Regal Cinemas to create this special event for educators and students. Atom Tickets is an LA-based company and this teachers’ strike has impacted not only our employees but our friends and neighbors too,” said Matthew Bakal, co-founder and chairman of Atom Tickets. “We believe in supporting our community and the magic of moviegoing. My hope is that this event will provide some fun and enjoyment for the beloved educators in our community.”
“We’re thrilled to partner with Atom Tickets and Regal Cinemas for this unique event that couldn’t be more timely. We all have stories about teachers who have profoundly impacted our lives. This movie’s theme is about how kids rule when they come together, but we also know that teachers and kids together rule too. We’re here to support them and our community,” said Chris Aronson, president of domestic distribution for Twentieth Century Fox Film.
Attendees of the event will be encouraged use hashtags #ticketsforteachers and #KidWhoWouldBeKing. “THE KID WHO WOULD BE KING” opens nationwide on Friday, January 25.
ABOUT THE KID WHO WOULD BE KING:
Old school magic meets the modern world in the epic adventure THE KID WHO WOULD BE KING. Alex (Louis Ashbourne Serkis) thinks he's just another nobody, until he stumbles upon the mythical Sword in the Stone, Excalibur. Now, he must unite his friends and enemies into a band of knights and, together with the legendary wizard Merlin (Patrick Stewart), take on the wicked enchantress Morgana (Rebecca Ferguson). With the future at stake, Alex must become the great leader he never dreamed he could be.
About Atom Tickets
Atom Tickets is the first-of-its-kind social movie ticketing app. Backed by Lionsgate, Disney, Twentieth Century Fox Film, and Fidelity Management & Research Company, Atom Tickets allows consumers to search for films instantly, invite friends, buy tickets, pre-order concessions and more. Enabled on over 21,000 screens across the U.S., the platform's innovative marketing capabilities help studios, exhibitors and brands maximize revenue opportunities. Atom Tickets is available as a free app in the Apple App Store and the Google Play Store and online at atomtickets.com.