The Michael Jackson movie This Is It has its world premiere tonight in Los Angeles. The premiere is expected to draw in hundreds of fans, as well as Michael’s brothers Jackie, Tito, Jermaine, Marlon, and Randy.
The world premiere will take place at the brand new Regal Cinemas L.A. LIVE Stadium 14. The theater is marking its grand opening with special showings of This Is It on all 14 screens beginning at 9:00 PM.
But fans who can’t attend will be able to view the red carpet affair from their own homes since the event will be streamed online. ThisIsIt-movie.com and Crackle.com will be streaming video live from the red carpet at L.A.'s Nokia Theatre starting at 4:30PM, with well-known radio personalities Big Boy and Luscious Liz hosting the webcast.
The webcast won't feature the actual screening of the film, but it will givefans the opportunity to see red-carpet interviews with Jackson's family and friends, as well as post comments, chat with other fans, and celebrate the life of the King of Pop.
The new Regal Cinemas L.A. LIVE Stadium 14 Theatres will be the new West Coast flagship of Regal Cinemas, the nation’s largest movie presenters. Regal Cinemas L.A. LIVE will be the nation’s most state-of-the-art and technologically advanced theatres with all 14 auditoriums featuring digital projection and sound systems along with high gain screens, high-back reclining seats and retractable cup holders, guaranteeing the ultimate comfort for the best movie experience. The Regal Cinemas L.A. LIVE Stadium 14 will also feature an 800-seat premier house with a private entrance and lobby in addition to a grand spiral staircase leading to the premier theatre’s balcony level.
The grand opening ribbon cutting ceremony at the brand new Regal Cinemas L.A. LIVE Stadium 14 took place on Monday, October 26 with the ceremonially ribbon cutting by Tim Leiweke , AEG CEO and President was joined by Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and Amy Miles, CEO Regal Entertainment Group.
This Is It opens nationwide in theaters tomorrow.