We’re still six weeks out from Disney’s live-action “Beauty and the Beast” film adaptation hitting cinemas, but movie ticket seller Fandango is seeing record highs for pre-sales.
Fandango began selling advance tickets for “Beauty and the Beast” on Monday, and already it has become the top seller on the ticket website this week, with hundreds of sold out showtimes across the country.
In its first three days is has sold more tickets than any other family film, breaking the record set last year by Pixar’s “Finding Dory.” In fact tickets are said to be going at the same rate as major superhero films.
Also today, John Legend and Ariana Grande’s duet rendition of the original 1991 animated feature’s title track has now been released online. You can listen to it below.
“Beauty and the Beast” arrives in cinemas on March 17th.
Source: The Wrap