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Sony Pictures Hosts First Studio Drive-In Experience At Historic Lot, Presented By Porsche; Community Offering Reflects Commitment To The Big Screen
Atom Tickets will exclusively power ticketing for big-screen showings of Sony Pictures library titles including Ghostbusters (1984), Karate Kid (1984), Men in Black™ (1997), Once Upon A Time…In Hollywood, Spider-Man™: Homecoming, Jumanji: The Next Level, and others
Culver City, CA – August 12, 2020 – Sony Pictures will be the first major studio to host a high-end dual big screen drive-in experience at its studio lot in Culver City. Located in the studio’s Thalberg parking lot, the drive-in will begin its run Friday, August 14 and will showcase several Sony Pictures library titles. In lieu of a traditional premiere, a screening of upcoming romantic comedy -- Tristar Pictures/Stage 6 Films’ The Broken Hearts Gallery -- will also be hosted in this outdoor space.
Porsche Cars North America will serve as the official automotive sponsor for the drive-in experience where guests will be able to view the latest product offering from the automaker, including its first all-electric sports car, the Taycan, as well as the new Cayenne Coupe.
All showtimes will begin at 8 p.m. PT and the lot will hold approximately 75 cars. Screenings will be held Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays and the price of admission will be $30 per car.
The drive-in experience, which will follow all public health and safety requirements as mandated by the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health and the City of Culver City, will offer screenings of the following titles:
- Baby Driver
- Bad Boys for Life
- Don’t Breathe
- Ghostbusters (1984)
- Grown Ups
- Jumanji: The Next Level
- Karate Kid (1984)
- Men in Black (1997)
- Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood
- Spider-Man: Homecoming
- Spider-Man: Far From Home
Drive-in ticketing will be powered exclusively by Atom Tickets. Moviegoers can purchase tickets online at atomtickets.com or on the free Atom Tickets app available in the Apple App Store and the Google Play Store. For more information, moviegoers can visit sonypictures.com/drivein.
About Sony Pictures Entertainment
Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) is a subsidiary of Tokyo-based Sony Corporation. SPE's global operations encompass motion picture production, acquisition, and distribution; television production, acquisition, and distribution; television networks; digital content creation and distribution; operation of studio facilities; and development of new entertainment products, services and technologies. Sony Pictures Television operates dozens of wholly-owned or joint-venture production companies around the world. SPE’s Motion Picture Group production organizations include Columbia Pictures, Screen Gems, TriStar Pictures, 3000 Pictures, Sony Pictures Animation, Stage 6 Films, AFFIRM Films, and Sony Pictures Classics. For additional information, visit http://www.sonypictures.com/corp/divisions.html
About The Broken Hearts Gallery
What if you saved a souvenir from every relationship you’ve ever been in? The Broken Hearts Gallery follows the always unique Lucy (Geraldine Viswanathan), a 20-something art gallery assistant living in New York City, who also happens to be an emotional hoarder. After she gets dumped by her latest boyfriend, Lucy is inspired to create The Broken Heart Gallery, a pop-up space for the items love has left behind. Word of the gallery spreads, encouraging a movement and a fresh start for all the romantics out there, including Lucy herself.
Written and Directed by Natalie Krinsky, the film is produced by David Gross and executive produced by Jesse Shapira, Jeff Arkuss, Josh Phillips, Natalie Krinsky, Chantelle Tabrizi, Andrew Robinson, Mathew Hart, Selena Gomez, Mandy Teefey, Mason Novick, Michelle Knudsen, Laurie May and Noah Segal. The film stars Geraldine Viswanathan, Dacre Montgomery, Utkarsh Ambudkar, Molly Gordon, Phillipa Soo, Suki Waterhouse, Arturo Castro, Ego Nwodim, Taylor Hill and Bernadette Peters.
About Porsche Cars North America, Inc. | One Porsche Drive, Atlanta, GA 30354 US
Established in 1984, Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (PCNA) is the exclusive U.S. importer of the Porsche 911, 718 Boxster and 718 Cayman; Macan and Cayenne; Panamera; and Taycan. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, since 1998, PCNA is also home to the first Porsche Experience Center in North America featuring a module-based 1.6 mile driver development track, business center, and fine dining restaurant, 356. The company operates a second Porsche Experience Center near Los Angeles. That 53-acre complex features a driver development track with eight educational modules totaling 4.1 miles, a business center, and Restaurant 917. PCNA supports 193 independently owned and operated Porsche dealerships in the U.S., including supplying parts, service, marketing, and training. They, in turn, work to provide Porsche customers with a best-in-class experience that is in keeping with the Porsche brand's 70-year history of leadership in the advancement of vehicle performance, safety, and efficiency. PCNA is an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Porsche AG, which is headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany.
At the core of this success is Porsche's proud racing heritage that boasts some 30,000-plus motorsport wins to date.
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