The DEMANDIT system has worked out incredibly well for Paramount and Paranormal Acitivty, and the “Demand” count has crossed the 1 million hit threshold. Immediately following the milestone, Paramount released the following announcement (via Twitter of course!), detailing their intent to release Paranormal Activity wide on October 16th.
For Immediate Release
OVER ONE MILLION FANS DEMAND PARANORMAL ACTIVITY
Hit Film Gets Nationwide Expansion After Unprecedented Demands
HOLLYWOOD, CA (October 9, 2009) – Following 2-weeks of nationwide midnight only sellouts and fan frenzy over the limited release hit thriller PARANORMAL ACTIVITY, moviegoers everywhere have been heard!
Over 1,000,000 people from around the country demanded the film play in their city by logging on to ParanormalMovie.com. In response, Paramount Pictures will release the film nationwide beginning Friday, October 16th.
Tickets for the movie will be on sale via ParanormalMovie.com by 5pm PST on Tuesday, October 13th. Those who have ‘demanded it’ will get the first alert when tickets go on sale.
“From the very beginning, we put this film in the hands of the fans and we trusted them to tell us where and when it should be seen. We couldn’t be more thrilled by their overwhelming support and we are happy to release the film in every town – big and small,” said Rob Moore, Vice Chairman of Paramount Pictures.
The movie Roger Ebert of The Chicago Sun-Times called ““an ingenious horror film. It’s so well made it’s truly scary” is currently garnering 90% on RottenTomatoes.com.
To find show times and to buy tickets in your area, visit ParanormalMovie.com
Follow PARANORMAL ACTIVITY on Twitter at http://www.Twitter.com/TweetYourScream, where you can find reactions from these screenings and other news about the film. Fans can also post their reactions at Facebook.com/ParanormalActivity.
This train keeps on a rollin’, so if you’ve been wondering about the fuss, you’ll have the chance to indulge your curiosity very soon. If you’re still on the fence though, check out Devin’s review.