Cineplex Entertainment Planning Major Developments across Canada

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Sun, 01/30/2011 - 19:00 -- Nick Dager

Cineplex Entertainment plans to develop new entertainment complexes in Abbotsford British Columbia; and Edmonton Alberta and Chatham Ontario. We are pleased to bring cutting edge entertainment complexes to these great communities says Ellis Jacob president and chief executive officer Cineplex Entertainment. We look forward to delivering excellent guest service at each of our innovative new theatres. Each of these Cineplex Entertainment theatres are custom designed for the local community and will utilize the latest audio visual digital and RealD 3D technology in addition to offering UltraAVX. An UltraAVX auditorium features a screen significantly larger on average than the company’s traditional screens Dolby digital 7.1 surround sound extra-wide high back rocker seats and reserved seating. There are currently 11 UltraAVX locations across Canada with many more opening in 2011. Approximately 43 000 square feet Cineplex Odeon Abbotsford will feature 11 screens and 1 950 seats. The theatre will include digital projection RealD 3D technology three VIP Cinemas and one UltraAVX auditorium. Cineplex Odeon Abbotsford and VIP Cinemas will be the first newly built theatre in British Columbia to offer VIP Cinemas. It is scheduled to begin construction in the fall of 2011 with an opening in spring 2012. Cineplex is a tremendous addition to our new retail entertainment complex says Graeme Johnson executive vice president leasing Shape Properties. The theatre is sure to attract local residents and visitors from nearby communities to enjoy Hollywood movies and the latest entertainment offered by Cineplex. Cineplex is known for operating world-class theatres in Canada says Lanny White development manager Windermere Commercial Lands. This theatre has all the latest entertainment options available in one spot – UltraAVX VIP Cinemas 3D and Xscape. There is no other complex like it anywhere in Canada and it is a great fit for Currents and the City of Edmonton. We are delighted that Cineplex Entertainment has chosen Chatham-Kent to build a new theatre says Iyman Meddoui president planning and development Medd Development Group. In addition to all the technological and design features it also means many new jobs for the area. While construction begins on Cineplex Odeon Windermere and VIP Cinemas and Galaxy Cinemas Chatham spring 2011 will also see the opening of Cineplex Odeon Westshore Cinemas in Langford British Columbia. This seven-screen complex will feature UltraAVX and 1 300 stadium seats. Cineplex