Fandango Unleashes Marvel's 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' Advance Ticket Sales with New Trailer and World Premiere Sweeps
on March 04, 2015
LOS ANGELES (March 4, 2015) - Fandango, the nation's leading moviegoer destination, announced today that advance tickets can be purchased for one of the year's most anticipated movies, Marvel's "Avengers: Age of Ultron," two months before it hits theaters nationwide on May 1. Also launching today at http://www.fandango.com is the film's brand-new trailer starring Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson and Chris Hemsworth.
Starting today, fans purchasing advance tickets to Marvel's "Avengers: Age of Ultron" on Fandango will be automatically entered into a sweepstakes for the chance to attend the Marvel blockbuster's world premiere and after-party in Hollywood on April 13. The grand prize includes premiere tickets, airfare, hotel accommodations and car service for four people. See official rules on Fandango for prize details, approximate retail values and free alternate means of sweepstakes entry at http://tickets.fandango.com/promo/AvengersOfficialRules. The sweepstakes ends on March 25.
"Today the countdown begins towards May 1, when Marvel's ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron' opens at theaters across the country," says Fandango Chief Correspondent Dave Karger. "The excitement is building, as ‘Ultron' is possibly the most action-packed entry in the Marvel universe, and fans can't wait to see the climactic battle for humanity's survival on the big screen."
Fandango, the nation's leading moviegoer destination, sells tickets to more than 25,000 screens nationwide. Fandango entertains and informs consumers with reviews, commentary, celebrity interviews and trailers, and offers the ability to quickly select a film, plan where and when to see it, and conveniently buy tickets in advance. For many theaters, fans can print their tickets at home or receive them as a paperless Mobile Ticket on their smartphones. Fandango's top-ranking movie ticketing apps, with 45 million downloads, are available on the iPhone and iPad, Android, and many other platforms. Fandango is enjoyed by more than 30 million online and mobile visitors each month, according to comScore. Film fans also find Fandango on Facebook at www.facebook.com/fandango and on Twitter @Fandango.
About Marvel's "Avengers: Age of Ultron"
Marvel Studios presents "Avengers: Age of Ultron," the epic follow-up to the biggest Super Hero movie of all time. When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth's Mightiest Heroes, including Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, The Incredible Hulk, Black Widow and Hawkeye, are put to the ultimate test as the fate of the planet hangs in the balance. As the villainous Ultron emerges, it is up to The Avengers to stop him from enacting his terrible plans, and soon uneasy alliances and unexpected action pave the way for an epic and unique global adventure.
Marvel's "Avengers: Age of Ultron" stars Robert Downey Jr., who returns as Iron Man, along with Chris Hemsworth as Thor, Mark Ruffalo as Hulk and Chris Evans as Captain America. Together with Scarlett Johansson as Black Widow and Jeremy Renner as Hawkeye, and with the additional support of Don Cheadle as James Rhodes/War Machine, Cobie Smulders as Agent Maria Hill, Stellan Skarsgård as Erik Selvig and Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury, the team must reassemble to defeat James Spader as Ultron, a terrifying technological villain hell-bent on human extinction. Along the way, they confront two mysterious and powerful newcomers, Pietro Maximoff, played by Aaron Taylor-Johnson, and Wanda Maximoff, played by Elizabeth Olsen and meet an old friend in a new form when Paul Bettany becomes Vision.
Written and directed by Joss Whedon and produced by Kevin Feige, p.g.a., Marvel's "Avengers: Age of Ultron" is based on the ever-popular Marvel comic book series, "The Avengers," first published in 1963. Louis D'Esposito, Alan Fine, Victoria Alonso, Jeremy Latcham, Patricia Whitcher, Stan Lee and Jon Favreau serve as executive producers. Get set for an action-packed thrill ride when The Avengers return in Marvel's "Avengers: Age of Ultron" on May 1, 2015.
The new trailer: