AUSTRALIAN PUBLIC GIVEN OPPORTUNITY TO ATTEND THE WORLD PREMIERE OF J.J. ABRAMS' "STAR TREK" AT SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE
Paramount Pictures Australia will release a strictly limited allocation of special tickets for sale for the World Premiere of J.J. Abrams' (MISSION IMPOSSIBLE: III, LOST, ALIAS) action adventure STAR TREK at Sydney Opera House on April 7.
Those who succeed in buying tickets will be the first members of the public in the world to see this hotly anticipated film.
They will have the opportunity to walk the red carpet that will also welcome director/producer J.J. Abrams and cast members Eric Bana, Chris Pine (SMOKIN' ACES), Zachary Quinto (HEROES) and Karl Urban (THE BOURNE SUPREMACY) on their first stop of a world tour to promote the film.
Those who purchase tickets will then join invited guests in the Concert Hall of Sydney Opera House for the first film premiere to be held in this particular performance space of Australia's most iconic building.
"Although we have a tremendous demand for tickets to this event, we are delighted to be able to make some tickets available to the general public so that they can share in the excitement of this unique World Premiere screening of STAR TREK here in Sydney," said Mike Selwyn, Managing Director of Paramount Pictures Australia.
The limited allocation of tickets will go on sale from 9.00 a.m. Australian Eastern Daylight Time (AEDT) on Monday, March 30 and will only be available online via www.sydneyoperahouse.com
or by phoning Sydney Opera House box office on +61 2 9250 7777.
Tickets will be $100 each plus booking fee and each ticket purchase will entitle the purchaser to a bonus souvenir STAR TREK theatrical poster.
About J.J. Abrams' STAR TREK
From producer/director J.J. Abrams (MISSION IMPOSSIBLE: III, LOST, ALIAS) and screenwriters Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman (TRANSFORMERS, MISSION IMPOSSIBLE:III) comes an inventively reimagined story based on creator Gene Roddenberry's original television series, widely regarded as the greatest space series of all time.
The STAR TREK cast includes John Cho, Ben Cross, Bruce Greenwood, Chris Hemsworth, Simon Pegg, Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Winona Ryder, Zoe Saldana, Karl Urban, Anton Yelchin; with Eric Bana and a cameo by Leonard Nimoy, who first portrayed Spock.
STAR TREK opens in Australian cinemas on May 7, one day prior to the US release on May 8.