Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Just Keep Swimming to the El Capitan Theatre!


Hollywood’s legendary El Capitan Theatre welcomes the return of the Academy Award® winning film “Finding Nemo” shown for the first time ever in thrilling Disney Digital 3D™ from September 14 through October 1, 2012, it was announced today by Lylle Breier, Senior Vice President of Worldwide Special Events for Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. Plus, after the movie, guests will experience an interactive exhibit from Aquarium of the Pacific featuring an aquarium, a Shark Touch Tank, and more!

Daily showtimes are 10:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m. and 9:45pm on Fridays and Saturdays. Tickets are on sale now and available at the El Capitan Theatre (6838 Hollywood Blvd.), online at
www.elcapitantickets.com, or by calling 1-800-DISNEY6. Special group rates for parties of 20 or more are available by calling 1-818-845-3110. Showtimes are subject to change.

The El Capitan Theatre will also host a very special “Tiny Tot Tuesday” on September 18, at 10:00 a.m. During this special screening of “Finding Nemo 3D” parents and small children can enjoy the movie in a “Tiny Tot” friendly way ­–– complete with dimmed lights rather than out and reduced sound levels!

Commenting on the announcement, Lylle Breier, Senior Vice President, Worldwide Special Events for Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, said, “Finding Nemo” is one of the most beloved films of all time and with the ability to now experience this timeless classic in Disney Digital 3D™ our El Capitan guests will feel like they are side by side with Nemo and his friends more than ever before. Thanks to the Aquarium of the Pacific, our guests will also have the opportunity to explore a touch tank filled with bamboo sharks, crabs, sea stars and actually meet a host of real underwater creatures that appear in the film, making the El Capitan Theatre the best place in the world to experience “Finding Nemo” in a new and thrilling way.”

The Aquarium of the Pacific, in Long Beach, California, is the fourth largest aquarium in the nation. It displays over 11,000 animals in more than 50 exhibits that represent the diversity of the Pacific Ocean. Beyond its world-class animal exhibits, the Aquarium offers educational programs for people of all ages from hands-on activities to lectures by leading scientists. For more information, visit www.aquariumofpacific.org.

A stunning underwater adventure teeming with memorable comedic characters and heartfelt emotion, “Finding Nemo” follows the momentous journey of an overprotective clownfish named Marlin (voiced by Albert Brooks) and his young son Nemo (voiced by Alexander Gould.) Buoyed by the companionship of Dory (voiced by Ellen DeGeneres), a friendly-but-forgetful blue tang fish, Marlin embarks on a dangerous trek to rescue his son and return safely home.

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