28 Sep – Sony Pictures Entertainment, in conjunction with Sony Music Entertainment, today announced that the first 24-hours of pre-sales activity for "Michael Jackson's This Is It" has resulted in sell-out shows in cities throughout the world as fans secure the first tickets to the two-week, limited engagement of the highly-anticipated motion picture.
Commenting on the announcement, Rory Bruer, President of Worldwide Theatrical Distribution for Sony Picture Releasing said, "Michael Jackson's fans all over the globe have enormous interest in this film and we can assure they will not be disappointed. This film delivers on everything they hope and expect to see. I think the initial sales activity we are seeing country placeholders from Japan and Germany to Latin America and North America - underscores the unique nature of this film, which is a special celebration of Michael and his music."
Fans in Los Angeles started lining up and camping outside L.A. Live at the Nokia Theatre since last Thursday to be able to purchase tickets to the film's first public screenings. Advance movie tickets sale in Singapore begins 1 October, while Malaysia from 15 October onwards. Releasing at selected cinemas in Malaysia, fans can search for the locations through Cathay, GSC, and TGV cinemas official website. Moviegoers worldwide can get information for the two-week limited engagement by visiting www.thisisit-movie.com.
"Michael Jackson's This Is It" opens on 29 October 2009 in Malaysia and Singapore!