“Grease” will return to the massive display screen following the loss of life of the long-lasting 1978 movie’s star, Olivia Newton-John.
On Thursday, AMC CEO Adam Aron introduced that the basic film musical will play in 135 of the chain’s theaters for a $5 admission price, and $1 of every ticket offered shall be donated to breast most cancers analysis.
“To honor the late Olivia Newton-John, lots of our U.S. theaters this weekend will present her basic 1978 hit film Grease, once more on the massive display screen,” Aron wrote on Twitter.
“An affordable $5 admission worth, and thru our charity AMC Cares we’ll donate $1 per offered ticket to breast most cancers analysis.”
Advance tickets for “Grease” can be found for buy now with the film beginning its run Aug. 19.
Newton-John died Aug. 8 at 73 after a three-decade-long battle with breast most cancers.
The four-time Grammy winner skyrocketed to fame after starring in “Grease” because the healthful Australian change scholar Sandy Olsson, who falls in love with the rebellious chief of the native “greaser” gang Danny Zuko, performed by John Travolta.
To honor the late Olivia Newton-John: lots of our U.S. theatres this weekend will present her basic 1978 hit film Grease, once more on the massive display screen. An affordable $5 admission worth, and thru our charity AMC Cares we’ll donate $1 per offered ticket to breast most cancers analysis. pic.twitter.com/MQc28RwOPA
— Adam Aron (@CEOAdam) August 17, 2022
Following her loss of life, tributes poured in from Travolta, Barbra Streisand, Oprah, Viola Davis and Kylie Minogue, amongst different celebrities.
Travolta, who maintained a powerful friendship with Newton-John over time, shared a classic photograph of his late co-star on Instagram.
“My dearest Olivia, you made all of our lives so significantly better,” Travolta wrote within the caption of his submit.
John Travolta paid tribute to Newton-John on Instagram, saying she made the lives of everybody round her higher.Sundown Boulevard
“Your affect was unimaginable. I like you a lot. We are going to see you down the street and we’ll all be collectively once more. Yours from the primary second I noticed you and without end!”
The “Pulp Fiction” star signed his message with “Your Danny, your John!”
The Prime Minister of Newton-John’s native Australia, Anthony Albanese, additionally honored the star, saying she was a “vibrant, joyful glow in our lives.”
Chris Martin paid tribute to Newton-John when he invited Natalie Imbruglia on stage to sing a success tune from “Grease” known as “Summer time Nights”.Redferns
Selection reported Monday that audio and video streams of Newton-John’s songs jumped 614% within the week following her loss of life. Gross sales of the “Grease” soundtrack elevated 231%, and album gross sales went up 1339%.
The Chicks paid tribute to Newton-John throughout their Saturday live performance on the Gorge in Washington. The band carried out her solo tune from “Grease,” “Hopelessly Devoted To You.”
Throughout Coldplay’s live performance at London’s Wembley Stadium Tuesday evening, the band’s frontman, Chris Martin, and Natalie Imbruglia sang Danny and Sandy’s hit duet “Summer time Nights” in honor of Newton-John.