April 3rd will see the release of Daniel Alfredson’s Kidnapping of Freddy Heinekin will arrive in UK cinemas, it will also mark the first release of the Superticket in UK. What is a Super Ticket?
A Super Ticket has been widely used for sometime in U.S Cinemas and when you purchase a ticket at the selected film, cinema in return you receive a code to download the film. Kidnapping of Freddy Heinekin is the launching film here in UK with Empire Cinemas the participating cinema with Wauki.tv .
Jon Nutton, Marketing Director at Empire Cinemas said; “Empire Cinemas is proud to be the first UK exhibitor to partner with a distributor to offer a SuperTicket into the UK market place. The SuperTicket offers cinema-goers more – entry to their local Empire Cinema along with the ability to download the title when available from Wuaki.tv. Now the movie going experience doesn’t have to end when you leave the cinema.”
If everything works out we’re sure that other cinema chains and film distributors like Signature Entertainment will roll out more films. Its a great idea and a possible solution to help fight the pirating problem as well as help improve the film experience we all adore.
Check out the trailer for Kidnapping of Freddy Heineken
The film stars Anthony Hopkins as the titular character in the most audacious and infamous crimes in recent history, the kidnapping of Freddy Heineken (Hopkins), heir to the brewing empire and one of the wealthiest men in the Netherlands. When they’re turned down for a bank loan, low-level career criminals (Sturgess and Worthington) embark upon one of But once the deed is done, the reality of life on the run and the pressures of guilt soon begin to infect the kidnappers as they start to unravel from within.
Our sister site Cinehouse reviewed the original film which starred Rugter Hauer as Heineken, which we enjoyed however let down by timing and clarit. However we’ve heard more positive things about this version and with The Girl Who Played with Fire/The Girl Who Kicked The Hornet’s nest behind the lens you know things are going to be good.
Kidnapping of Freddy Heineken arrives in UK Cinemas plus On Demand from 3rd April co starring Jim Sturgess, Sam Worthington, Ryan Kwanten Jemima West.