“THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY – PART 1” TAKES FLIGHT WEDNESDAY ON FANDANGO WITH ADVANCE TICKETS ON SALE, 24-HOUR WORLD PREMIERE SWEEPS, FAN ART CONTEST, EXCLUSIVE MOVIE TRAILERS & CLIPS, AND MORE!
“The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1,” Fandango Fans’ Most Anticipated Movie of 2014, Opens in Theaters on November 21
LOS ANGELES (Oct. 27, 2014) – Fandango, the nation’s leading moviegoer destination, announced today that starting Wednesday, October 29 at 9 am PT/12 Noon ET, advance tickets will go on sale at Fandango.com/HungerGames for Lionsgate’s “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1,” the year’s most anticipated movie, according to Fandango fans.
To celebrate the ticket-on-sale date, fans who purchase “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1” tickets on Fandango within the first 24 hours will be automatically entered into a sweepstakes for a chance to attend the world premiere in London on November 10. All purchases during the first 24 hours will receive a free movie download on VUDU of the previous blockbuster in the series, “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.”
See official rules on Fandango for prize details, approximate retail values and free alternate means of sweepstakes entry at http://tickets.fandango.com/promo/mockingjaylondonrules.
Also on Fandango, fans with an artistic streak can enter Fandango’s “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1” Fan Art Contest. The winning artist will win one thousand dollars’ worth of Fandango movie tickets and the winning art will be featured on a Fandango “Hunger Games” gift card. The contest can be found on Fandango’s Tumblr page (fandango.tumblr.com) and ends November 4 at 12 noon PT. Lionsgate and Fandango will select the winning artwork, which will be announced on November 14.
“The excitement is building as we get closer to the first day of ‘Mockingjay’ presales, as Tributes get ready to scoop up their advance tickets weeks before the film opens,” says Fandango Chief Correspondent, Dave Karger. “The anticipation is through the roof, as ‘Mockingjay’ follows Katniss Everdeen’s emotional journey beyond the Arena, and fans can’t wait to see the action-packed events realized on the big screen.”
Also on October 29, Fandango is launching “’The Hunger Games Guide” destination at Fandango.com/HungerGames, featuring exclusive “Mockingjay” movie trailers and clips with Jennifer Lawrence, plus fun film facts, movie trailers, fan polls, new “Mockingjay” gift cards, the Ultimate Katniss Mash-Up, and “The Hunger Games” Character Guide for the uninitiated.