LOS ANGELES - MovieTickets.com, the worldwide leader in advance movie ticketing, announced a multi-year agreement to exclusively provide online movie ticketing for IMDb. In connection with the agreement, West World Media will be the exclusive provider of movie showtimes on IMDb.

Under the terms of the agreement, ticket buyers searching for movies and movie showtimes on IMDb.com are now able to purchase tickets via a co-branded site for theaters affiliated with the MovieTickets.com service. This provides moviegoers with immediate access to the MovieTickets.com network of theaters. MovieTickets.com represents several of the largest exhibitors in the nation and 195 theater chains in numerous countries worldwide.

"IMDb is one of the most recognized brands on the Internet, especially among movie enthusiasts. We are excited to be working with a destination that services such a tremendous audience," said Joel Cohen, CEO, MovieTickets.com. "We've experienced continued growth in recent years within our affiliate network, and the addition of IMDb will greatly expand the ticketing opportunities and visibility for our exhibitor partners and their inventory that MovieTickets.com represents."

"IMDb is committed to providing our users with comprehensive showtime listings and unparalleled movie ticketing functionality," said Reed O'Beirne, IMDb business development. "We are so pleased to work with West World Media and MovieTickets.com to help IMDb users discover movie showtime information and purchase tickets online."

 

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Source: WENN.com

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"It was too graphic for me. I've no doubt it will do big business at the box office but it's nothing like the show we turned out every week."

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Source: Variety

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Superhero flicks show no signs of slowing down. Iron Man 2 has already raked in a little more than $290 million domestically since kicking off the summer season.

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Source: THR

Sandra Bullock and Ryan Reynolds will team up for the second time in Most Wanted, a new action comedy being housed at Universal. The project is from the same people responsible for The Proposal: director Anne Fletcher, writer Pete Chiarelli and producers David Hoberman and Todd Lieberman.

The Proposal raked in an impressive $164 million last summer, so financial expectations will be big. Luckily, Bullock is on fire after her Oscar win for The Blind Side and a tongue-in-cheek appearance at the MTV Movie Awards on Sunday night.

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