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ILLUMINATION ENTERTAINMENT, UNIVERSAL PICTURES AND AMC THEATRES® ANNOUNCE THANKSGIVING WEEKEND’S FREE “SING SATURDAY”

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ILLUMINATION ENTERTAINMENT, UNIVERSAL PICTURES AND AMC THEATRES® ANNOUNCE THANKSGIVING WEEKEND’S FREE “SING SATURDAY”

WHAT: Universal Pictures and AMC theaters partner for FREE screening opportunity for families to view SING on 11/26 at 10AM in a variety of markets in the country…but specifically here in our own LAS VEGAS.

DETAILS: Tickets for “Sing Saturday” screenings are available on a first-come, first-served basis to the first 200 moviegoers in line at participating AMC Theatres on Saturday, November 26 (10 a.m. local time). Audiences are encouraged to bring their family and friends of all ages and experience the film Variety calls “a game changer.”  Moviegoers must be in line to receive a ticket for the screening.

Locations for SING Saturday in PHX are as follows:

 

LAS VEGAS AMC Rainbow Promenade 10 2321 NORTH RAINBOW BLVD LAS VEGAS, NV 89106
LAS VEGAS AMC Town Square 18 6587 LAS VEGAS BLVD SOUTH LAS VEGAS, NV 89119
     

ABOUT THE MOVIE:  SING – In Theaters December 21 Illumination has captivated audiences all over the world with the beloved hits Despicable Me, Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax, Despicable Me 2 and Minions, now the second-highest-grossing animated movie in history.  Following the release of this summer’s comedy blockbuster The Secret Life of Pets, Illumination presents Sing this holiday season. With its highly relatable characters, heart and humor, the first collaboration between writer/director Garth Jennings (Son of Rambow, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy) and Illumination founder and CEO Chris Meledandri marks the sixth fully animated feature from the studio. The event film stars Academy Award® winners Matthew McConaughey and Reese Witherspoon, alongside Seth MacFarlane, Scarlett Johansson, John C. Reilly, Taron Egerton and Grammy Award-nominated Tori Kelly. Set in a world like ours but entirely inhabited by animals, Sing stars Buster Moon (McConaughey), a dapper koala who presides over a once-grand theater that has fallen on hard times.  Buster is an eternal—some might even say delusional—optimist who loves his theater above all and will do anything to preserve it.  Now faced with the crumbling of his life’s ambition, he has one final chance to restore his fading jewel to its former glory by producing the world’s greatest singing competition. Five lead contestants emerge: Mike (MacFarlane), a mouse who croons as smoothly as he cons; Meena (Kelly), a timid teenage elephant with an enormous case of stage fright; Rosita (Witherspoon), an overtaxed mother run ragged tending a litter of 25 piglets; Johnny (Egerton), a young gangster gorilla looking to break free of his family’s felonies; and Ash (Johansson), a punk-rock porcupine struggling to shed her arrogant boyfriend and go solo. Each arrives under Buster’s marquee believing that this is their shot to change the course of their life.  And as Buster coaches each of his contestants closer and closer to the grand finale, he starts to learn that maybe the theater isn’t the only thing that is in need of saving. Featuring more than 65 hit songs, Sing is produced by Meledandri and his longtime collaborator Janet Healy.  Together, they have produced all of Illumination’s films since the studio’s inception.  Released by Universal Pictures, Sing arrives in theaters on December 21, 2016. www.singmovie.com Genre: Animated Feature Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Seth MacFarlane, Scarlett Johansson, John C. Reilly, Taron Egerton, Tori Kelly, Nick Kroll, Beck Bennett, Nick Offerman, Jennifer Saunders, Garth Jennings,Peter Serafinowicz, Leslie Jones, Jay Pharoah Written and Directed by: Garth Jennings Produced by: Chris Meledandri, Janet Healy Embed Latest Trailer: <iframe width="560" height="315" src="/https://www.youtube.com/embed/guztEQ7DkaE" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

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