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WWE announces partnership for SummerSlam to air in theaters

WWE has announced a new partnership that will see SummerSlam air live in movie theaters next month.

WWE announced on Thursday that they've partnered with Iconic Events Releasing to bring SummerSlam to movie theaters nationwide for the first time. The show is taking place on Saturday, August 21 and will also air live on Peacock and pay-per-view.

“Iconic Events Releasing is proud to be in partnership with WWE to bring their incredible brand to movie theaters coast to coast,” said Iconic CEO Steve Bunnell. “SummerSlam is a marquee event that demands to be seen on the big screen, with big sound, in an auditorium full of excited fans.”

Tickets to see SummerSlam in theaters are on sale now at wweliveintheaters.com and at local box offices where the PPV is being shown.

"Iconic Events Releasing brings live and filmed entertainment of all types to movie theaters as special limited engagement events, so that fans can gather together to watch their favorites on the big screen. Programming includes live pay-per-view sports, music and comedy specials, stand-up comedy events, award-winning television specials, Broadway productions, exciting holiday specials, family events, live events for album releases, rock concerts, and music docs that celebrate diversity," WWE wrote.

"Iconic’s national theater network represents the country’s preeminent cinemas offering enhanced guest experiences, high-quality food & beverage service, and reserved seating to ensure families can enjoy a night out watching SummerSlam live in their local movie theater."

Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas will be the host of SummerSlam. Roman Reigns vs. John Cena for the Universal Championship and Bobby Lashley vs. Goldberg for the WWE Championship have been set up for the PPV but haven't yet been officially announced.