Sales are brisk for the ultimate "chick flick"

UPDATED: 'Sex and the City 2' Slightly Outpacing Original on Fandango; MovieTickets Reports Hundreds of Sold-Out Shows

on May 26, 2010

Wednesday Afternoon Update: is reporting 587 sold-out shows for Sex and the City 2 as of Wednesday, 4 p.m. PT. PT. 56 of those sold-out shows are for midnight screenings.

Tuesday Afternoon Update: SATC 2 is "slightly outpacing" the original film on at the same point in the sales cycle, according to Fandango spokesperson Harry Medved.

As of 11:30 a.m. PT, SATC 2 is responsible for a dominant 81 percent of daily sales on Fandango. The ticketing site also conducted a survey to gauge the level of enthusiasm for the sequel:

• 94% of the Fandango SATC 2 survey respondents are women.

• 79% of fans will see the movie with a group of women, while only 7% said they're bringing a date.

• 76% said that the movie represents a "great escape."

• 75% plan to attend a SATC 2 get-together before or after the movie.

• 53% plan to dress up for the occasion.

• 52% plan to drink Cosmos before and/or after the movie.

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