Monday, October 19, 2009

'Twilight Saga' presales are selling fast overseas

According to Variety, ticket presales for 'The Twilight Saga: New Moon' have shattered all previous records and crashed servers across the country as online ticket buyers swarmed exhib websites, according to a local distrib Concorde Film.

More than 150,000 tix for 'New Moon' have sold since they went on sale at midnight Saturday.

"The idea for a purely online presale in the early hours was a huge success," said Thomas Schuelke, marketing director at UCI Kinowelt exhib chain. "Our servers experienced some incredible pressure."

He called the presales at UCI Kinowelt "sensational." The exhib, as well as other major multiplex operators, will screen "New Moon" as part of a "Twilight" double feature with the first film on the weekend before the pic's Nov. 26 start.

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