Walmart announced today that it has partnered with Warner Bros. to give its customers exclusive access to see Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures’ “Man of Steel” in theaters nationwide before the film’s official release.
Tickets for the exclusive screening of “Man of Steel,” will go on sale in more than 3,700 Walmart stores starting at 8 a.m. on May 18. Customers will be able to purchase up to four tickets per visit, and have the option to choose between 2D or 3D showings, where applicable.
The advance screening will take place in selected local theaters nationwide at 7 p.m. on June 13.[ Also Read: 30,000 Free Movie Tickets for Star Trek Fans ]
“Walmart’s premiere of ‘Man of Steel’ once again proves we have the ambition and studio partnerships to develop unique retail programs that give our customers access to the movies they love,” said Laura Phillips, senior vice president of entertainment at Walmart U.S.
From Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures comes “Man of Steel,” starring Henry Cavill in the role of Clark Kent/Superman, under the direction of Zack Snyder.[ Also Visit: Robojit and the Sand Planet – Global Entertainment Project ]
A young boy learns that he has extraordinary powers and is not of this Earth. As a young man, he journeys to discover where he came from and what he was sent here to do. But the hero in him must emerge if he is to save the world from annihilation and become the symbol of hope for all mankind.
“Man of Steel” has been rated PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi violence, action and destruction, and for some language.[ Click here to see more stories on Movies ]
Opening on June 14, 2013, the film will be released in 3D and 2D in select theaters and IMAX, and will be distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company.
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