Live Venue and Select Theaters Across the Country Sold-Out
Tickets for “Rosewater: Jon Stewart & Stephen Colbert LIVE,” presented by Fathom Events and Open Road Films, are selling out in select locations nationwide. Both the live venue in New York City and several theaters across the country are at or near full capacity. This exclusive event, including the feature film Rosewater followed by a Live Q&A with Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert – and special guest Maziar Bahari – will be showcased in select cinemas nationwide for only one night on November 13th, live at 7:30 p.m. ET and tape delayed to 7:30 p.m. local time in all other time zones.
“Fans are quickly realizing what a unique experience this event provides,” said Fathom Events CEO John Rubey. “Those attending not only have the chance to see the film before the rest of the world, but they will also hear thought-provoking insights live from Stewart and Colbert.”
Tickets for “Rosewater: Jon Stewart & Stephen Colbert LIVE,” can be purchased at participating theater box offices and at www.FathomEvents.com.
Rosewater is based on The New York Times best-selling memoir “Then They Came for Me: A Family’s Story of Love, Captivity, and Survival,” written by the BBC journalist Maziar Bahari, which is now available in paperback and titled after the upcoming movie. Following the exclusive Fathom Events advance screening event on November 13, Rosewater will be in theaters nationwide on November 14.
About Fathom Events
Fathom Events is owned by a newly formed entity called AC JV, LLC. Fathom is the recognized leader in the alternative entertainment industry, offering a variety of one-of-a-kind entertainment events in movie theaters nationwide that include live, high-definition performances of the Metropolitan Opera, the performing arts, major sporting events, music concerts, comedy series, Broadway shows, original programming featuring entertainment’s biggest stars, socially relevant documentaries with audience Q&A and much more. Additionally, Fathom events take audiences behind-the-scenes and offer unique extras – creating the ultimate entertainment experience for fans of all ages. Co-owned by the three largest movie theater circuits in the United States, AMC Entertainment Inc. (NYSE: AMC), Cinemark Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CNK) and Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC), Fathom’s live digital broadcast network (“DBN”) is the largest cinema broadcast network in North America, bringing live events to more than 750 locations in 171 Designated Market Areas® (including all of the top 50). For more information, visit www.fathomevents.com.
About Open Road Films
Open Road Films is a leading, independent, theatrical motion picture company, releasing a diverse slate of star-driven films which has included multiple #1 releases. It was founded in 2011 by AMC Entertainment Inc. (AMC) and Regal Entertainment Group (Regal), the two largest theatrical exhibition companies in the United States. Open Road and its lenders recently extended the company’s $100,000,000 credit facility through 2018.
Curent and past releases include: Nightcrawler, which took the #1 spot at the boxoffice during its opening week; the hit film Chef, written by, directed by and starring Jon Favreau along with Sofia Vergara, Scarlett Johansson, John Leguizamo, Bobby Cannavale, Oliver Platt, Dustin Hoffman and Robert Downey, Jr.; The Nut Job, which opened to over $25 million at the box office as the highest ever opening for an independent animated film; The Grey, directed by Joe Carnahan and starring Liam Neeson, which opened #1 at the box office; End Of Watch, directed by David Ayer and starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Michael Peña, which opened #1 at the box office; A Haunted Housestarring Marlon Wayans; and Side Effects, directed by Steven Soderbergh and starring Rooney Mara, Jude Law, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Channing Tatum.
Upcoming releases include: Rosewater, written and directed by Jon Stewart (11/14/14); Little Boy, an inspirational family film from executive producers Roma Downey and Mark Burnett (2/27/15); The Gunman (3/20/15), starring Sean Penn, Javier Bardem and Idris Elba, directed by Pierre Morel; Rock The Kasbah (4/24/2015), starring Bill Murray along with Bruce Willis, Kate Hudson, Zooey Deschanel, Danny McBride and Scott Caan, directed by Barry Levinson; Triple Nine, a thriller directed by John Hillcoat starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Casey Affleck, Anthony Mackie, Woody Harrelson, Aaron Paul, Kate Winslet, Gal Godot, Norman Reedus, Teresa Palmer and Clifton Collins, Jr. (9/11/15); and Spotlight, directed by Thomas McCarthy, starring Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams, Liev Schreiber and Stanley Tucci.