Seven New Auditoriums to Open by Mid-December
TORONTO, ONTARIO, Nov. 3, 2010 (Marketwire) -- Cineplex Entertainment (TSX:CGX.UN) today announced UltraAVX(TM) will be offered in 11 cinemas across Canada by December 17, 2010. Beginning November 5, guests can experience a movie in UltraAVX at SilverCity Brampton Cinemas and SilverCity Mississauga Cinemas. Guests at Coliseum Scarborough Cinemas will have to wait an extra day as UltraAVX opens November 6, 2010.
UltraAVX will then open November 19, 2010 at Coliseum Ottawa Cinemas and in late November at Galaxy Cinemas Chilliwack. Scotiabank Theatre Montreal and Scotiabank Theatre Toronto guests will also be able to enjoy UltraAVX in time for the holidays. A complete list of UltraAVX locations is available below. Additional UltraAVX auditoriums are planned to open across Canada in 2011.
UltraAVX features wall-to-wall screens that are significantly larger on average than our traditional screens. Adding to the experience is a superb digital surround sound system utilizing the latest in Dolby Digital sound technology. Christie Solaria 2230 DLP Cinema(R) projectors provide a superior digital presentation projecting visually stunning, crystal clear images onto the big screen. The system is further enhanced with the addition of RealD 3D technology enabling us to also present the latest 3D movies. Guests will love the new reserved seating option especially when they settle in to the extra wide high back rocker seats.
Cineplex Odeon Queensway Cinemas, 1025 The Queensway, Toronto, ON
Cineplex Odeon North Edmonton Cinemas, 14231-137th Avenue NW, Edmonton, AB
Cineplex Odeon South Edmonton Cinemas, 1525-99th Street NW, Edmonton, AB
SilverCity CrossIron Mills Cinemas & XSCAPE Entertainment Centre, 261055
CrossIron Boulevard, Rocky View (Calgary), AB
Opening November 5, 2010:
SilverCity Brampton Cinemas, 50 Great Lakes Drive, Brampton, ON
SilverCity Mississauga Cinemas, 3055 Vega Boulevard, Mississauga, ON
Opening November 6, 2010:
Coliseum Scarborough Cinemas, 300 Borough Drive, Toronto, ON
Opening November 19, 2010
Coliseum Ottawa Cinemas, 3090 Carling Avenue, Ottawa, ON
Galaxy Cinemas Chilliwack, 8249 Eagle Landing Parkway, Chilliwack, BC
Scotiabank Theatre Montreal, 977 rue Ste-Catherine Ouest, Montreal, QC
Scotiabank Theatre Toronto, 259 Richmond Street W, Toronto, ON
"Cineplex Entertainment strives to offer our guests the best possible entertainment experiences available when they enter our theatres," said Pat Marshall, Vice President, Communications and Investor Relations, Cineplex Entertainment. "Guests love UltraAVX and these auditoriums have been selling out regularly in every location where they are available, it seems we cannot add them fast enough. Guests have raved about the enhanced sight and sound experiences and love the ability to reserve their seats in advance."
There is a great lineup of films playing now and leading into the holiday season, which we encourage you to experience in UltraAVX. Advance tickets are now on sale for Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Part 1, which opens November 19, 2010. For more information or to purchase tickets and get your reserved seat in an UltraAVX auditorium, please go to Cineplex.com.
About Cineplex Entertainment
Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, Cineplex Entertainment owns, leases or has a joint-venture interest in 129 theatres with 1,342 screens located from British Columbia to Quebec. As the largest motion picture exhibitor in Canada serving approximately 70 million guests annually, Cineplex Entertainment is the exclusive provider of UltraAVX(TM) and the leading exhibitor of digital, 3D and IMAX projection technologies in the country. With a workforce of approximately 10,000 employees, the company operates the following brands: Cineplex Odeon, Galaxy, Famous Players, Colossus, Coliseum, SilverCity, Cinema City and Scotiabank Theatres. Cineplex Entertainment is proud to be a major supporter of The Starlight Children's Foundation and regularly conducts various fundraising initiatives throughout the year including the annual Starlight pin campaign. The units of Cineplex Galaxy Income Fund, which owns approximately 99.7% of Cineplex Entertainment LP, are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (symbol CGX.UN). For more information, visit www.cineplex.com.
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