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By Lauren Shank, CNSNews, Nov. 28, 2022

(CNS News) – Season three of the Christian television series, The Chosen, played episodes one and two on over 2,000 movie screens during its opening weekend of Nov. 18 – garnering $8.75 million in sales. Due to a high audience demand, the original five-day show run in cinemas has been extended through Dec. 1.

“We have the ability to try new things, such as putting a TV show in theaters, because our fans are so passionate and supportive. Hopefully this causes others to check out Seasons One and Two,” series Creator Dallas Jenkins said in a press release.

Fans of the TV series came in “droves” to show their support, according to the press release. The Chosen was 45% ahead of its last cinema appearance in 2021; the “first three days of Christmas with The Chosen.” …

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