INSIDIOUS 2 Currently Ranking as Fandango's Top Horror Pre-Seller of 2013
According to Fandango, the nation's leading moviegoing destination, the horror-thriller, "Insidious: Chapter 2" is the #1 movie Fandango fans want to see this weekend, scoring a strong 85 out of 100 points on Fandango's Fanticipation movie buzz indicator. It is also Fandango's #1 ticket-seller of the week.
James Wan's horror sequel currently ranks as Fandango's top horror pre-seller of the year to date, outselling "Mama," "The Evil Dead," "The Purge" and the director's previous movie, "The Conjuring" at the same point in their sales cycles.
According to a Fandango survey of more than 1,000 "Insidious 2" ticket-buyers:
· 82% plan to see the movie on opening weekend;
· 67% say they are fans of director James Wan ("Saw," "Insidious," "The Conjuring");
· 65% are attracted by the film's cast, led by Patrick Wilson and Rose Byrne.
About Fandango's Fanticipation
Known for having its finger on the pulse of moviegoers, Fandango's movie buzz indicator, Fanticipation, provides statistical insight into the movies fans are planning to see in a given weekend. Fanticipation scores (based on a 1 to 100-point scale) are calculated via an algorithm of Fandango's advance ticket sales, website and mobile traffic, and social media engagement. Fanticipation is not intended as a forecast of the weekend box office; it is a snapshot of movie fan sentiment.