Centennial, Colo. (October 13, 2008) – Fans of Queen + Paul Rodgers** who were left screaming “I Want It All” after the band’s last world tour can now feel “A Kind of Magic” again in local movie theatres across the U.S. when the recently recorded and never-before-seen Ukraine concert Queen + Paul Rodgers: Let the Cosmos Rock lights up the big screen on Thursday, Nov. 6th at 7:30 p.m. local time. This one-night-only event will be the only chance for U.S. audiences to experience this historic concert featuring the band’s greatest hits and new music from their album The Cosmos Rocks, Queen’s first new studio release in nearly a decade and a half, all from the front-row comfort and convenience of their local movie theatre.
Tickets for this special event are available at presenting theatre box offices and at www.FathomEvents.com. For a complete list of theatre locations and prices, please visit the website (theatres are subject to change).
Presented by NCM Fathom and Hollywood Records in high-definition and Cinema Surround Sound to more than 425 movie theatres nationwide, Queen + Paul Rodgers kicked off their 2008-09 sold-out world tour with this powerful concert captured live at the historic Freedom Square in Kharkov, Ukraine, on September 12th in front of more than 350,000 fans.
One of rock’s most successful, influential and popular acts, the band has released a total of 18 No.1 albums, 18 No.1 singles and 10 No.1 DVDs worldwide making them one of the world’s best-selling music artists. Brian May and Roger Taylor bring Queen back with legendary vocalist Paul Rodgers in the one-night-only event Queen + Paul Rodgers: Let the Cosmos Rock.
Queen + Paul Rodgers: Let the Cosmos Rock will be shown in select movie theatres including AMC Entertainment Inc., Celebration! Cinema, Cinemark Holdings, Inc., Clearview Cinemas, Georgia Theatre Company, Goodrich Quality Theatres, Hollywood Theaters, Kerasotes Showplace Theatres, Malco Theatres, Marcus Theatres, National Amusements and Regal Entertainment Group movie theatres, as well as the Arlington Theatre (Santa Barbara, CA), Palace Cinema 9 (South Burlington, VT), Penn Cinema (Lititz, PA) and The State Theatre (State College, PA), through NCM’s exclusive Digital Broadcast Network – North America’s largest cinema broadcast network.
“With this exclusive in-theatre event, fans of Queen + Paul Rodgers have an incredible opportunity to see this amazing concert alongside other fans in the personal setting of their local movie theatre,” said Dan Diamond, vice president of NCM Fathom. “This concert was performed in the Ukraine for hundreds of thousands and NCM Fathom is proud to offer U.S. fans an exclusive chance to feel like they were there.”
Queen + Paul Rodgers’ newest album, The Cosmos Rocks, will be available in the U.S. on Tuesday, Oct. 28th.
About National CineMedia:
National CineMedia (NCM) LLC operates the largest digital in-theatre network in North America through long-term agreements with its founding members, AMC Entertainment Inc., Cinemark Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CNK) and Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC), the three largest theatre operators in the U.S., and through multi-year agreements with several other theatre operators. NCM LLC produces and distributes its FirstLook pre feature program; cinema and lobby advertising products; comprehensive meeting and event services and other entertainment programming content. NCM LLC’s national network includes over 17,000 screens of which approximately 14,700 are part of the company’s Digital Content Network (DCN). NCM LLC’s network covers 176 Designated Market Areas(R) (49 of the top 50). During 2007, approximately 685 million patrons attended movies shown in theatres currently included in the network (excluding Consolidated Theatres and Star Theatres). National CineMedia, Inc.
(NASDAQ: NCMI) owns a 42.3% interest in and is the managing member of NCM LLC. For additional information, visit www.ncm.com.
About Hollywood Records:
The Disney Music Group encompasses all of the Walt Disney Studio’s recorded music and music publishing operations, including Hollywood Records, Walt Disney Records, Lyric Street Records and Walt Disney Music Publishing.