South Korean exhibitor Megabox has opened that country’s first Dolby Cinema at its Megabox COEX theatre in southern Seoul.
Dolby and Megabox said they plan to open the country's second Dolby Cinema in September at Megabox's movie theater in Anseong, south of Seoul. The two companies intend to open more Dolby Cinemas in the country in the future.
Dolby Cinema combines Dolby Vision’s dual 4K-laser projection system and Dolby Atmos sound.
To date there are more than 250 Dolby Cinemas in 13 countries. The first Dolby Cinema in South Korea will have 378 seats and will charge 17,000 won ($14) for 2D movies.