Cineplex Entertainment

May 19, 2006 06:30 ET

Odeon Drive In Opens Tonight

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA--(CCNMatthews - May 19, 2006) -

With RV and the Da Vinci Code

Cineplex Entertainment (TSX:CGX.UN) is very pleased to advise Winnipeggers the Odeon Drive-In will re-open for the season tonight, Friday, May 19, 2006 with the first of a double feature beginning at dusk.

"The May long-weekend has been the official opening weekend of the Odeon Drive In for many, many years," said Pat Marshall, Vice President Communications and Investor Relations for Cineplex Entertainment, managers of the drive in. "We are delighted to be able to operate the drive in for one more season as we know how much enjoyment it brings to Winnipeggers and visitors to the area."

"Our opening film tonight couldn't be more perfect for families and daters of all ages," said Marshall. The first film is the comedy RV starring Robin Williams followed by the much anticipated film, the Da Vinci Code, starring Tom Hanks. This Sunday, the drive in will host a triple feature, which will include the addition of Benchwarmers, starring Rob Schneider.

Starting this Friday, the drive-in will be open seven day a week. Ticket prices are $8.00 for adults and $5.50 for children and seniors. Our car load price remains at $25.00.

The drive-in is located at 4415 Portage Ave., just outside the city limits in Headingley and can accommodate up to 998 vehicles for an evening. Concession offerings at the Odeon Drive-In include the classic selections of popcorn, candy and soft drinks, as well as freshly prepared hot foods including hamburgers, hot dogs, sausages, onion rings and french fries.

Cineplex Entertainment LP:

Cineplex Entertainment LP owns leases or has a joint venture interest in 129 theatres with 1,271 screens and is the largest motion picture exhibitor in Canada. Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, the Partnership operates theatres with the following six top-tier brands: Cineplex Odeon, Galaxy and Famous Players including: Coliseum, Colossus and SilverCity. Proudly Canadian, the units of Cineplex Galaxy Income Fund, which owns approximately 50.6% of Cineplex Entertainment LP, are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under Cineplex Galaxy Income Fund (symbol CGX.UN). More information can be found at

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