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Universal Pictures Offers Free Thanksgiving Weekend Movie Screening

Two hundred AMC Theatres will host an exclusive screening of the film at 10 a.m local time Saturday

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    Universal Pictures has announced its biggest advanced-screening yet.

    Teaming up with AMC Theatres, Universal announced "Sing Saturday," a Thanksgiving weekend event that will give the first 200 moviegoers in line at AMC's across the nation the chance to watch "Sing," the newest film from Illumination Entertainment, for free. 

    Two hundred AMC Theatres will host an exclusive screening of the film at 10 a.m local time Saturday.

    From the creators of "Despicable Me," "Sing," which is led by Academy Award winners Matthew McConaughey and Reese Witherspoon, will be released nationwide on Dec. 21. Seth McFarlane, Scarlett Johansson and Grammy Award-nominated Tori Kelly also star in the upcoming animated film.

    “We are so proud that ‘Sing Saturday’ marks the biggest advance-screening program in the history of Universal Pictures and are honored to join AMC as we kick off the holiday season with Illumination’s gift for moviegoers of every generation,” Nick Carpou, president of distribution for Universal, said in a statement.

    Tickets for "Sing Saturday" screenings are free on a first-come, first-served basis beginning at 9 a.m. Participating theaters in the Chicagoland area include:

    AMC Ford City 14

    7601 South Cicero Avenue

    AMC Hawthorn 12

    675 Hawthorn Center

    AMC Showplace Michigan City 14

    100 Meijer Drive

    AMC Showplace Naperville 16

    2815 Show Place Drive

    AMC Oakbrook 12

    300 Oakbrook Center

    AMC Loews Quarry Cinemas 14

    9201 63rd Street

    AMC Randhurst 12

    200 Randhurst Village Drive

    AMC River East 21

    322 East Illinois Street

    AMC Showplace Schererville 12

    1400 Eagle Ridge Drive

    AMC Showplace Village Crossing 18

    7000 Carpenter Road

    AMC Loews Woodridge 18

    10000 Woodward Avenue

    AMC Yorktown 18

    80 Yorktown Shopping Center

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