DRAGON BALL Z: RESURRECTION ‘F’
COMING TO SELECT NORTH AMERICAN MOVIE THEATERS THIS AUGUST
FUNIMATION ENTERTAINMENT AND FATHOM EVENTS TO BRING
ALL NEW DRAGON BALL Z FEATURE TO THE BIG SCREEN AUGUST 4-12
DENVER – June 29, 2015 –– Hot on the heels of last year’s summer blockbuster, “Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods,” the internationally beloved animated franchise, Dragon Ball Z, is back in theaters with a highly-anticipated new release: “Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection ‘F,’” presented by FUNimation Entertainment in partnership with Fathom Events. “Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection ‘F’” is the second feature personally supervised by series creator, Akira Toriyama. The event will be presented on the big screen in select cinemas across North America from August 4 -12, 2015. Fathom Events is proud to be showcasing the movie in more than 500 U.S. cinemas on Tuesday, August 4, Wednesday, August 5, Saturday, August 8 and Tuesday, August 11 at 7 p.m. (local time).
Tickets for “Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection ‘F’” are available at participating theater box offices and online at www.DragonBallZ.com and www.FathomEvents.com. The event will be presented in more than 1,000 select movie theaters in the U.S. and Canada. (theaters and participants are subject to change).
“Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection ‘F’” showcases the return of Frieza –one of the anime world’s greatest villains- as well as God of Destruction Beerus and Whis from “Battle of Gods.” In this latest story, Frieza is resurrected and takes his revenge on the Z-Fighters of Earth. Goku and Vegeta must reach new levels of power in order to protect Earth from their vengeful nemesis.
U.S. and Canadian fans are eagerly awaiting “Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection ‘F,’” which is already a smash hit in Japan. According to Deadline Hollywood, “Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection ‘F’” opened at number one in Japan, as the only territory where “Fast & Furious 7” did not top the box office charts on its opening weekend.
“We are pleased to partner with FUNimation once again, to bring the popular Dragon Ball Z franchise to our network of U.S. cinemas,” said Fathom Events CEO John Rubey. “Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods, was a rousing success, and we know that anime fans will respond just as enthusiastically to Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection ‘F.’”
About FUNimation® Entertainment
FUNimation® Entertainment is the leading anime company in North America. FUNimation has a proven formula for launching and advancing brands. They manage a full spectrum of rights for most of their brands including broadcasting, licensing, production, internet, and home video sales and distribution. For more information about FUNimation Entertainment and its brands, visit www.funimation.com.
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.