The weekly series offers exclusive access to the very best in underground and homegrown horror, thriller, sci-fi and cult cinema
Moviegoers will go insane every Thursday night as The Asylum – the studio behind the Sharknado franchise phenomenon – partners with
Cinemark Theatres for a weekly late-night theatrical movie series. Thursday Night at The Asylum launches on September 28, 2017 in 76 Cinemark theaters across the country. (tickets: Cinemark.com/asylum)
Targeting students in college markets and film enthusiasts in general, attendees will have the option of a low cost $5 general admission ticket or a $10 Premium Ticket which will include a digital download of the movie. Thursday Nights at The Asylum will also offer attendees a unique glimpse into Hollywood with a chance to meet the filmmakers, the studio and win signed merchandise and other promotions, including a walk on role in an Asylum film.
“Cinemark is excited to form this partnership and create this unique showcase of Asylum
films!”, said Bryan Jeffries, Vice President of Marketing and Promotions for Cinemark, “There has always been a tremendous audience for these movies and we know our customers will go crazy for the chance to see them on the big screen!”
With a focus on college students and genre fans, the series will showcase the best in frightening, provocative, and fun feature films every Thursday starting September 28. The weekly series will build up to a special live Sharknado event featuring Sharknado5: Global Swarming on November 16 – with appearances from the cast and crew of the pop-culture juggernaut.
The Asylum co-founder David Michael Latt adds, “I’ll be front and center every week as the biggest fan of all, there‘s nothing else that can duplicate the theatrical experience. For Cinemark movie goers, we‘re bringing back the thrill of drive-ins and Grindhouse cinema with this chance to see unapologetic and completely original films.
The experience for some attendees won‘t end at the theater! After each screening, movie goers who purchase a the Premium Ticket will own the movie forever by digitally downloading the film available on its home video release. For more information and to buy tickets go to Cinemark.com/asylum.