Today’s Dish: ‘Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker’ breaking pre-sale records
The film set a franchise record for first-day advance ticket sales, selling two-and-a-half times as many tickets as \”Star Wars: The Last Jedi\” did in its first 24 hours.
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Breaks Ticketing Records
Pre-sale of tickets for the next episode of the acclaimed Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker franchise opened on Monday night, and within an hour, the movie broke the record previously set by the movie Avengers: Endgame on Atom Tickets..
According to CNBC, in the first hour of the pre-sale session on «Rise of Skywalker» 45% more tickets were sold compared to «Avengers».
This is a new record for Atom Tickets, the company says..
Ticket presales kicked off on several digital ticketing sites shortly before the premiere of the next movie trailer «Rise of Skywalker» in prime time – Monday Night Football. A few minutes after the trailer was released, fans were already sharing their theories and reactions on social media..
On the premiere weekend blockbuster «Avengers Endgame» raised a record $ 357.1 million in the United States, and then broke the record for all box office receipts around the world. Marvel’s creation eventually grossed $ 858.3 million in the United States and $ 2.79 billion globally, pushing it off the podium. «Avatar» as the highest grossing film of all time.
Disney saga «Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker» is the most anticipated film at the end of the year.
The world premiere of the film is set for December 20, 2019.