As you probably know, Divergent movie tickets went on sale on Tuesday. Though the movie it still weeks away, many fans could not wait even a day to buy their tickets. Now the numbers are in, and they are off to an amazing start! The numbers are even higher than the first-day sales for Twilight, an extremely high-grossing franchise with a very active fandom. Here’s some of what the article said about the ticket sales from that first day:
Even though the action-adventure film doesn’t open until March 21, it sold nearly half of the site’s tickets for the entire day, outselling the next biggest seller by nearly five to one, Fandango said.
“‘Divergent’ is off to a fantastic start,” said Dave Karger, chief correspondent for Fandango. “Its first-day ticket sales are showing all the signs of a blockbuster in the making. Veronica Roth’s gripping story combined with effective marketing have resulted in a movie with strong want-to-see sentiment among its core audience.”
Read the whole article here.
I always get excited when I hear about fellow fans running out to prepare for the films. If this is any indication, fans will be flocking to the theater for this one. I can’t wait to see how he numbers turn out!
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