A screening of the film Noah was cancelled last week due to flooding in a cinema
In a case of ‘epic’ irony, cinemagoers were turned away from the first viewing of the biblical movie last Friday due to excess water found in Exeter Vue.
One tweeted: “#Irony. The day Noah was released Exeter Vue was flooded overnight.”
Staff discovered the low level flooding when they arrived for work just after 7am, the Exeter Express and Echo reports.
The venue closed to the public until 2pm, forcing the first showing of Noah at 12.15pm to be cancelled.
A spokesperson for Vue said: “We can confirm that there was flooding at Vue Exeter on Friday 4 April due to a fault with an ice machine.”
Noah, created by Oscar-winning director Darren Aronofsky, is set to become one of this season’s biggest blockbusters.