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Cineplex Entertainment

April 07, 2014 11:51 ET

Cineplex Cinemas Manning Town Centre Opens April 11

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - April 7, 2014) - (TSX:CGX) - Northeast Edmonton's newest entertainment destination, Cineplex Cinemas Manning Town Centre, will open to the public on Friday, April 11.

The cutting-edge theatre is located at the intersection of 153rd Avenue and Manning Drive and features 10 auditoriums, including one offering the fully-immersive UltraAVX experience.

UltraAVX auditoriums are a premium, large-screen format that offers reserved seating, an ultra high definition presentation, a wall-to-wall screen, and Dolby® Atmos™ surround sound.

"The UltraAVX experience has quickly become one of Canada's most popular movie-going experiences," said Pat Marshall, Vice President, Communications and Investor Relations, Cineplex Entertainment. "There's simply no better way to enjoy Hollywood's hottest new releases than on a wall-to-wall screen with stunning surround sound."

In addition to traditional movie snacks, Cineplex Cinemas Manning Town Centre will offer the company's proprietary hot food offering, Outtakes, which offers Angus burgers, hot dogs, pizza, wraps and other items. The theatre will also feature frozen yogurt and Starbucks coffee.

"We look forward to welcoming our guests to Edmonton's newest entertainment attraction," said Ellis Jacob, President and CEO, Cineplex Entertainment. "We know our guests in Edmonton are going to enjoy the cutting-edge experience we have in-store."

Tickets for Cineplex Cinemas Manning Town Centre go on sale Wednesday, April 9 at Cineplex.com and on the Cineplex mobile app. The theatre box office opens 30 minutes prior to the first show on Friday, April 11.

About UltraAVX

UltraAVX provides guests with the sharpest picture, a powerful digital surround sound system and reserved seating, delivering a truly immersive movie-going experience. UltraAVX features wall-to-wall screens that are significantly larger on average than our traditional screens. Christie Solaria™ Series 4230 DLP Cinema® projectors provide an ultra high definition presentation, projecting super bright, crystal clear images onto the big screen.

The system is further enhanced with the addition of RealD 3D technology, enabling the presentation of the latest 3D movies. Complementing the stunning on-screen picture from these new 4K projectors is a superb Dolby® Atmos™ surround sound system that envelops the audience and takes the cinema experience to a whole new level. Guests will enjoy the super comfy high-back rocker seats. Because all seats are reserved, guests can select the specific seat(s) they want in the auditorium when they purchase their tickets.

About Cineplex

Cineplex Inc. ("Cineplex") is one of Canada's leading entertainment companies and operates one of the most modern and fully digitized motion picture theatre circuits in the world. A top-tier Canadian brand, Cineplex operates numerous businesses including theatrical exhibition, food services, gaming, alternative programming (Front Row Centre Events), Cineplex Media, Cineplex Digital Solutions, Cineplex Digital Networks, and the online sale of home entertainment content through CineplexStore.com and on apps embedded in various electronic devices. Cineplex is also a joint venture partner in SCENE - Canada's largest entertainment loyalty program.

Cineplex is headquartered in Toronto, Canada, and operates 161 theatres with 1,632 screens from coast to coast, serving approximately 77 million guests annually through the following theatre brands: Cineplex Odeon, SilverCity, Galaxy Cinemas, Scotiabank Theatres, Cineplex Cinemas and Cineplex VIP Cinemas presented by Scotiabank. Cineplex also owns and operates the UltraAVX, Poptopia, and Outtakes brands. Cineplex trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol CGX. More information is available at Cineplex.com.

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