Posted on Monday, April 22nd, 2013 by Angie Han
Marvel fans’ plans to watch Iron Man 3 on opening weekend may be stymied by a dispute between Disney and the country’s two biggest movie theater chains, AMC and Regal. The exhibitors have halted advance ticket sales of the Marvel Studios sequel in response to an argument over how box office revenue is split.
If a resolution is not reached, Iron Man 3 may not play at all on AMC and Regal’s combined 800+ theaters nationwide. And even if it is, missing so many days of pre-sales could take a big bite out of Iron Man 3‘s opening weekend box office. Hit the jump to keep reading.
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On April 5th, a brand new Blu-ray of the film will be released and in celebration of that, AMC Theaters will be showing a 4K digital print of the film at 8 p.m. March 19 and 22. Hit the jump to check out a special trailer and poster for the event, link to the theater list and more. Read More »
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