Press release: Hot on the heels of last year’s summer blockbuster, Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods, the internationally beloved animated franchise, Dragon Ball Z, is back in theaters with a highly-anticipated new release: Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection ‘F,’ presented by FUNimation Entertainment in partnership with Fathom Events. Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection ‘F’ is the second feature personally supervised by series creator, Akira Toriyama. The event will be presented on the big screen in select cinemas across North America from August 4 -12, 2015. Fathom Events is proud to be showcasing the movie in more than 500 U.S. cinemas on Tuesday, August 4, Wednesday, August 5, Saturday, August 8 and Tuesday, August 11 at 7 p.m. (local time).
Tickets for Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection ‘F’ are available at participating theater box offices and online at www.DragonBallZ.com and www.FathomEvents.com. The event will be presented in more than 1,000 select movie theaters in the U.S. and Canada. (theaters and participants are subject to change).
Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection ‘F’ showcases the return of Frieza -one of the anime world’s greatest villains- as well as God of Destruction Beerus and Whis from Battle of Gods. In this latest story, Frieza is resurrected and takes his revenge on the Z-Fighters of Earth. Goku and Vegeta must reach new levels of power in order to protect Earth from their vengeful nemesis.
U.S. and Canadian fans are eagerly awaiting Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection ‘F,’ which is already a smash hit in Japan. According to Deadline Hollywood, Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection ‘F,’ opened at number one in Japan, as the only territory where Fast & Furious 7 did not top the box office charts on its opening weekend.
“We are pleased to partner with FUNimation once again, to bring the popular Dragon Ball Z franchise to our network of U.S. cinemas,” said Fathom Events CEO John Rubey. "Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods, was a rousing success, and we know that anime fans will respond just as enthusiastically to Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection ‘F.’"