On Monday, 20th Century Fox will launch an unusual offer on the website for its Cameron-directed film “Avatar”: free tickets for an early look at 16 minutes of footage from the futuristic thriller that will be shown in more than 100 Imax 3-D theaters around the world.
With two screenings on Friday, Aug. 21 (at 6 and 6:30 p.m.), the “Avatar” preview will include an introduction from Cameron and some new footage not shown during July’s Comic-Con International convention in San Diego.
In whats sure to be a mad grab among sci-fi fans, tickets will be given away a first-come, first-served basis on the Avatar website (www.avatarmovie.com) at noon PST Monday.
Look for the trailer online on August 21st as well. The James Cameron film opens in theaters on December 18.