Disney said on Thursday that pre-bookings had set a record …
The US group said yesterday, Thursday that more than 123,000 presale tickets for Star Wars – The Force Awakens, had been sold in the space of three days in France.
“The film crosses another step today in setting a new record for presales in France,” enthuses Disney. The ticket office opened on Monday at 9:01, all around the world, the different sites were stormed by fans of the science fiction saga. They wanted to be sure to book a place to discover the film during its first week of December 16 to 23.
New presale for two more weeks
This Friday, “to meet the demand of all the spectators,” it will also be open for weeks “of 23 and 30 December,” always on www.starwars.fr website says Disney.
In the United States, where the film will be released on December 18, two days after France, the first presales for this highly anticipated new instalment of “Star Wars”, the first in ten years, have shattered all records of ticketing sites, heralding astronomical revenues for the film.