By Jackie Burrell
Wednesday, January 30th, 2008 at 12:06 pm in Movies.
And how’s that for a Hollywood headline? All we need to add is “Box Office Boffo!!” to achieve the total effect. As you know, Miley Cyrus and her alter ego, Hannah Montana, are taking over the world. Her concert tour sold out instantly, her CDs zoom to the top of the Billboard charts, and tickets to her first movie, which opens at theaters everywhere this Sunday, are selling so fast, movie theaters are frantically adding new showtimes, including Thursday midnight showings and Friday morning screenings at 8 a.m. … so you can catch “Hannah Montana” and be just a little tardy to class. Fandango, the online movie tix company, says Hannah accounts for 91 percent of the movie tickets they sell online. (In case you’re wondering, the next most popular movie is “U2-3D” which accounts for 2 percent of the online tickets, and “Rambo,” “Cloverfield” and “27 Dresses” at less than 1 percent each.) So here’s what we want to know – are you going?