Cineplex Entertainment

Cineplex Entertainment

February 16, 2010 06:00 ET

Cineplex Entertainment Celebrates the Newly Renovated Galaxy Cinemas Belleville

Join Belleville Native and Cineplex Entertainment's Executive Vice President Dan McGrath for an invitation-only celebration on Thursday, February 18th

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 16, 2010) - Cineplex Entertainment (TSX:CGX.UN), in celebration of the newly renovated and rebranded, state-of-the-art Galaxy Cinemas Belleville, is pleased to host an invitation-only celebration on Thursday, February 18th! Invited guests include Mayor Neil Ellis as well as numerous other local community leaders and members of the Canadian film, entertainment and business communities.

"The renovations we made at Galaxy Cinemas Belleville are spectacular and provide Belleville residents with a first-class entertainment experience," said Dan McGrath, Executive Vice President, Cineplex Entertainment. "We've spent more than $2.5 million renovating this complex. In addition to digital and 3D technology, Galaxy Cinemas Belleville now features all stadium seating, a brand new and expanded concession area and newly built party rooms for our guests to enjoy. I am so happy we could make this transformation for my hometown community."

Greg Taylor, General Manager of Quinte Mall noted that, "We are thrilled with the outcome of the renovations to the new Galaxy Cinemas Belleville. The theatre has been a part of the mall for close to forty years and we know that our customers will be lining up to experience the movies in a whole new way!"

The newly renovated Galaxy Cinemas Belleville features eight auditoriums with all-stadium seating to ensure unobstructed views by every guest. The box office, concession area and party rooms have been relocated, opening the lobby to enhance the guest experience. The theatre also features digital and 3D technology for guests to enjoy the great line-up of 3D movies scheduled to be released this year and beyond. The theatre lobby includes a dynamic new digital signage program with LCD screens that provide both information as well as entertainment. The concession options available offer something to satisfy everyone's taste buds including cold treats from Yogen Fruz and premium coffees from Far Coast. New party rooms are also available for guests to celebrate their birthday or special event.

The official ceremony will commence at 7:30 p.m. with speeches from Mayor Neil Ellis and Dan McGrath. Guests will then be treated to a screening of a major motion picture.

Please note that the theatre will be closed to the general public that evening.

Galaxy Cinemas Belleville is located at 160 Bell Boulevard.

About Cineplex Entertainment LP

As the largest motion picture exhibitor in Canada, Cineplex Entertainment LP owns, leases or has a joint-venture interest in 130 theatres with 1,347 screens serving more than 70 million guests annually. Headquartered in Toronto,

Canada, Cineplex Entertainment operates theatres from British Columbia to Quebec and is the largest exhibitor of digital, 3D and IMAX projection technologies in the country. Proudly Canadian and with a workforce of approximately 10,000 employees, the company operates the following top tier brands: Cineplex Odeon, Galaxy, Famous Players, Colossus, Coliseum, SilverCity, Cinema City and Scotiabank Theatres. The units of Cineplex Galaxy Income Fund, which owns approximately 99.6% of Cineplex Entertainment LP, are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (symbol CGX.UN). For more information, visit

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