New Moon Eclipses Ticket Records
Twilight sequel leaves Potter pre-sale mark in dust
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 19, 2009 6:52 PM CST

(Newser) – It doesn't open until tomorrow, but the latest Twilight movie already is breaking records. Fandango, AMC, and MovieTickets.com all say that fans are scooping up advance tickets to The Twilight Saga: New Moon in unprecedented numbers. Thousands of shows are sold out around the country, leaving pre-sale records held by Harry Potter and Lord of the Rings in the dust, reports Entertainment Weekly.