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December 17, 2008 06:00 ET

Media Advisory-Cineplex Entertainment's Next 2008-09 Met: Live in HD Performance; Thais Starring Renee Fleming on Saturday December 20th

Live from New York via satellite to Cineplex Entertainment theatres across the country

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Dec. 17, 2008) - Cineplex Entertainment (TSX:CGX.UN) -



WHAT: Cineplex Entertainment is pleased to announce that the third
season of The Met: Live in HD continues with an afternoon
transmission of Jules Massenet's Thais this Saturday,
December 20th at 12 PM ET/9 AM PT.

Thais marks the fourth performance of the season as part of
The Met: Live in HD series and will be transmitted live from
New York via satellite in high-definition into more than 80
Cineplex Entertainment theatres across the country.

The radiant Renee Fleming plays the Egyptian courtesan in search
of spiritual sustenance and Thomas Hampson is the monk Athanael
who falls from grace. Massenet's sensual score is presented in a
new production by John Cox with Jesus Lopez-Cobos conducting.

During the two scheduled intermissions of the opera, HD cameras
will take guests backstage for a rare behind-the-scenes view of
The Met.

WHEN: Saturday, December 20th at 12 PM ET/9 AM PT

WHERE: For more information, showtimes, participating locations and to
purchase tickets, visit www.cineplex.com.


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