Toho’s SHIN GODZILLA set to Demolish North America For A Week This October; Running in 440+ Theaters
While we’re waiting for the next film in the U.S. version of the GODZILLA series to be come our way, general Kaiju lovers can now celebrate, with the announcement that Toho’s SHIN GODZILLA is not only hitting North American for a solid week, but that it’s set to play on over 440 screens! Personally, I find very few films give off such an entertaining and adventurous spirit as the GODZILLA/GOJIRA/Etc. films do and I think this this is some great news. For more info, read below!
The iconic science-fiction monster Godzilla makes land fall in the U.S. and Canada this October with the North American theatrical release of “SHIN GODZILLA” from Toho Company, Ltd—and you can score your tickets now! Fans have been clamoring for news of the film’s theatrical dates ever since Funimation® Films made its surprise acquisition announcement in July at San Diego Comic Con 2016. The company revealed that “SHIN GODZILLA” will roar into theaters for a limited engagement October 11 – 18, screening in more than 440 theaters across the U.S. and Canada. Tickets for “SHIN GODZILLA” are now available for pre-purchase on the official film website beginning today, September 9. You can also use the theater locator on the official website to find where SHIN GODZILLA is playing near you, as well as watch the heart-stopping movie trailer!
SHIN GODZILLA has been a big hit in Japan since its opening on July 29, 2016, which garnered a box office of ¥ 845,675,500 and total audience of 564,332 during its first three days. To date in Japan, the movie has grossed ¥ 5,302,014,700 at the box office and 3,637,748 in total attendance.
In advance of the movie’s opening, Funimation will be hosting two premieres of “SHIN GODZILLA” — on October 3 in Los Angeles and on October 5 in New York — before opening on the day of New York Comic Con 2016. Additional details on these two events to be announced.
To purchase tickets, or to find out where the closest theater showing the monster flick is, visit funimationfilms.com/shingodzilla for more info on SHIN GODZILLA.