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"Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection 'F' " coming to select North American movie theaters this August

by jmaloni


Tue, Jun 30th 2015 11:50 am
Vegeta and Goku in `Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection 'F' ` (Credit: FUNimation Entertainment)
Vegeta and Goku in "Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection 'F' " (Credit: FUNimation Entertainment)

FUNimation Entertainment and Fathom Events to bring all-new "Dragon Ball Z" feature to the big screen Aug. 4-12 

Hot on the heels of last year's summer blockbuster, "Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods," the internationally beloved animated franchise "Dragon Ball Z" is back in theaters with a highly anticipated new release: "Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection 'F,' " presented by FUNimation Entertainment in partnership with Fathom Events.

"Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection 'F' " is the second feature personally supervised by series creator Akira Toriyama. The event will be presented on the big screen Aug. 4-12 in select cinemas across North America. Fathom Events is proud to be showcasing the movie in more than 500 U.S. cinemas at 7 p.m. (local time) Tuesday, Aug. 4, Wednesday, Aug. 5, Saturday, Aug. 8, and Tuesday, Aug. 11 at 7 p.m.

Tickets for "Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection 'F' " are available at participating theater box offices and online at www.DragonBallZ.com and www.FathomEvents.com.

"Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection 'F' " showcases the return of Frieza - one of the anime world's greatest villains - as well as God of Destruction Beerus and Whis from "Battle of Gods." In this latest story, Frieza is resurrected and takes his revenge on the Z-Fighters of Earth. Goku and Vegeta must reach new levels of power in order to protect Earth from their vengeful nemesis.

U.S. and Canadian fans are eagerly awaiting "Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection 'F,' " which is already a smash hit in Japan. According to Deadline Hollywood, "Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection 'F' " opened at No. 1 in Japan, as the only territory where "Fast & Furious 7" did not top the box office charts on its opening weekend.

"We are pleased to partner with FUNimation, once again, to bring the popular 'Dragon Ball Z' franchise to our network of U.S. cinemas," Fathom Events CEO John Rubey said. " 'Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods' was a rousing success, and we know that anime fans will respond just as enthusiastically to 'Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection 'F.' "

Locally, "Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection 'F' " will be shown at the following movie theaters on Aug. 4, 5 and 8:

  • Transit Center Stadium 19 with IMAX, 6707 Transit Road, Buffalo.
  • Elmwood Center 16, 2001 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo

Theater locations and ticketing for the Aug. 11 showing will be available soon. Check here for updates.

Tickets are available now at participating theater box offices and online at www.FathomEvents.com.

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