TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - June 13, 2013) - Cineplex Inc. (TSX:CGX) -
Cineplex Cinemas Empress Walk will open Friday, June 14, 2013, beginning with late matinee shows.
The newly renovated theatre is located at 5095 Yonge Street, north of Sheppard Avenue in Toronto, Ontario. Cineplex Cinemas Empress Walk features 10 screens, including a digital IMAX auditorium.
Two months of renovations saw a number of aesthetic upgrades and improvements, as well as the creation of a new box office, two party rooms and a Cinescape gaming area. Future renovations will see the addition of a new concession area and other improvements.
"We look forward to welcoming Toronto to Cineplex Cinemas Empress Walk," said Pat Marshall, Vice President, Communications and Investor Relations, Cineplex Entertainment. "We know our guests will enjoy access to the SCENE loyalty program, Cineplex Tuesdays and Front Row Centre Events, among the other benefits of Cineplex theatres."
Cineplex Odeon Sheppard Cinemas will close after Thursday evening's shows and be returned to the landlord for redevelopment.
All employees of Cineplex Odeon Sheppard Cinemas will relocate to the new theatre.
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 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 137 theatres with 1,463 screens from British Columbia to Quebec, serving approximately 71 million guests annually through the following theatre brands: Cineplex Odeon, SilverCity, Galaxy Cinemas, Colossus, Coliseum, Scotiabank Theatres, Cineplex VIP Cinemas, Famous Players and Cinema City. 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.