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Advance tickets for Black Panther go on sale today @ UP's Cineplex

- UP's Cineplex grand reopening slated for March 9, 2018
Presold tickets go on sale today, Thursday, March 8, 2018 for the premiere of Black Panther, which will be shown for the reopening of UP's Cineplex on Friday, March 9, 2018. Photo: Facebook
Elton S. Leonard, Proprietor of UP's Cineplex, said that the cinemas are ready for the reopening and the premier of the Black Panther movie on Friday, March 9, 2018. Photo: Team of Reporters
Elton S. Leonard, Proprietor of UP's Cineplex, said that the cinemas are ready for the reopening and the premier of the Black Panther movie on Friday, March 9, 2018. Photo: Team of Reporters
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Advance tickets for the premiere of the hit movie Black Panther will be available for purchase from 5:00 P.M. at the UP's Cineplex box office today, March 8, 2018.

The ticket prices are as follows: VIP $20; Balcony $15; Regular $10 and children under 11 $6.

In an exclusive interview with Mr Elton S. Leonard, Proprietor of UP's Cineplex, he said preparations have been going "pretty good" and all three cinemas are ready for Friday's reopening. "We have the movies already," he assured.

Mr Leonard expressed that he is looking forward for UP's Cineplex coming back, while adding that he wants the cineplex to be more "family oriented".

"A lot of family movies will be shown. We are trying to improve the cineplex to be more family oriented," explained the UP's proprietor.

He continued, "The excitement is in the air and a lot of people have been inquiring and calling."

He then told our newsroom that companies have booked out the entire cinema and seats have been reserved as well.

He further added that the Black Panther movie will be showing every night after the reopening slated for Friday, March 9, 2018.

All cinemas back up by April

Mr Leonard also disclosed that all five cinemas will be up and running by the end of April, while adding that many more upgrades are coming as UP's Cineplex is further restored.

Chuck E. Cheese concept for children

The local businessman, in keeping with his plan for making the cineplex family oriented, disclosed that he will be introducing a "Chuck E. Cheese concept" which will cater to the younger children.

He said, "We are going to be introducing a Chuck E. Cheese concept with over 40 to 50 games for kids. It will also have games for the adults but its more geared towards the kids."

"I want to thank the BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) for coming through to light up the surrounding area, especially the parking lot," Mr Leonard stated, while also thanking Flow.

Persons can view the movie schedule on this news site and

15 Responses to “Advance tickets for Black Panther go on sale today @ UP's Cineplex”

  • Gumption. Official (08/03/2018, 10:58) Like (45) Dislike (0) Reply
    Elton. You’re one true serious entrepreneur. You’ve been through so much as a businessman yet alway find a way to make it work. Many would have thoss they towel in but you just keep going. I recall working for you packing bags in 2001. You looked after myself and the stuff at the time. I believe an entrepreneur like yourself should join our mentoring program for when we give young people loans to start a business. Your experience and help them a lot. I wish you pure up hill from here on. From a young entrepreneur to another keep it up.
    • Brenda (09/03/2018, 10:30) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
      We got your back Mr. Leonard. You are one young businessman who never gave up. When Bobbys’s was temporarily closed, you came back stronger. My husband and myself have always supported your businesses and will be there to see this movie. Good luck in the future and blessings be upon you.
  • BVI STRONG (08/03/2018, 10:58) Like (26) Dislike (1) Reply
    so happy up is back on his feet
  • Sceme (08/03/2018, 12:14) Like (2) Dislike (18) Reply
    Then when the day come to show the movie it’s not opening as yet! I’ll wait till it’s actually showing to purchase a ticket..
    • @Scene (08/03/2018, 15:30) Like (17) Dislike (0) Reply
      Is the negativity needed? These two hurricanes help exposed more of the bad behaviours. At least some sort of normalcy will be available. God bless Elton and the others that are trying their very best while holding their composure.
    • Shucks (08/03/2018, 19:31) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
      Just stop the négative S= % t already. M'y sister who lives in the States, was telling me a good movie for kids that opened this weekend. Is A Wrinkle in Time Staring Oprah Winfrey. I hope it plays here soon.
  • stop (08/03/2018, 14:00) Like (21) Dislike (0) Reply
    been so negative rise and shine come out of that dull low life moment and give God the glory because if nothing is done we still complain .Thanks so much Mr Leonard for your effort.God bless you and your company
    • @Stop (08/03/2018, 15:42) Like (19) Dislike (0) Reply
      Thank you for your comment. When I read Sceme comment I was in awe. Too many jealousy and envy on this 2 x 4 island. All of our paths will not be the same. Is it hard to congratulate your neighbour? The time that the individual took to post such filt he/she could have done something constructive.
      No matter how hard someone tries their best to do good and rise above it all the devil is in the corner plotting.
      At the end of the day God is alive. I pray that the good will overshadow the evil.
  • Beggar. (08/03/2018, 16:08) Like (16) Dislike (0) Reply
    I am appealing to our young people to just go out and have fun. Please leave the fighting, drugs and guns at home. Give the businessman a change to improve his business it would also be good if those who use scooters as a means of transportation reasonable with the noise.

  • LocalDadImmiMom (08/03/2018, 20:19) Like (0) Dislike (13) Reply
    I rather stay home or go somewhere else than attend that bs, the popcorn prolly cost about $20.
    • states (08/03/2018, 23:44) Like (6) Dislike (0) Reply
      Well damn, why is it that Tortola is filled with so many hateful, jealous ratchet people. All you hateful,jealous ratchet people need to learn how to stay in your lane. Elton, always keep your grass cut low so you can see the jealous vipers slithering.
      • Gumption. Official (09/03/2018, 09:04) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
        @states - If either one of us find the answer to the question you asks (let’s share it) I too would like to know if we have more (sour minded) people on the island the people who appreciate anything good.
    • Clean up (09/03/2018, 09:29) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      As you're at home wallowing in hatred and jealousy perhaps you ought to pull out your broom and mop and clean up your dirty house...
    • Yes (09/03/2018, 10:15) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      telling yuh.... this person full of hate mehson
  • Blessed (10/03/2018, 13:23) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    God Bless You ALWAYS Mr. Elton

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