KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC), a leading motion picture exhibitor owning and operating the largest theatre circuit in the United States, today announced grand opening details for the new Regal Cinemas in Anchorage, Alaska. Tikahtnu Stadium 16 & IMAX will host preview events with $2 movies for three full days to benefit local charities. The cinema's official grand opening will be Friday, June 11 with first-run features including The A-Team, The Karate Kid and Shrek Forever After: An IMAX 3D Experience. Moviegoers will enjoy free popcorn and free soft drinks with each paid admission June 11 - 24.

"Regal Tikahtnu Stadium 16 will include the very first IMAX theatre to be built in the state of Alaska. The IMAX brand is world famous and stands for high-quality, immersive entertainment," stated Dick Westerling, Regal Entertainment Group Senior Vice President of Marketing and Advertising. "Our new theatre also features all-digital projection capable of RealD 3D presentations. Regal Entertainment Group chose the Tikahtnu Commons development to be the site of our latest state-of-the-art entertainment facility."

Regal Tikahtnu Stadium 16 will feature a new IMAX(R) theatre utilizing a specially-designed screen that is slightly curved and moved forward to immerse the audience. The IMAX screen at Tikahtnu Commons stretches more than 70-feet wide. The IMAX Experience(R) is further enhanced by a crystal-clear digital surround sound system. Regal's IMAX theatre will also offer IMAX 3D(R) when filmmakers choose to integrate 3D images into their movies. Future IMAX releases: Toy Story 3 in 3D(6/18),The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (6/30) and Inception (7/16).

The new theatre is modern in every way, equipped with RealD(R) 3D to provide true-to-life 3D. RealD is a new generation of digital 3D, giving moviegoers a stunningly realistic movie experience that engages the imagination, activates the senses and invites the audience not only to watch a film, but also step inside the story. Upcoming Digital 3D movies include: Toy Story 3 (6/18),Despicable Me (7/9) and Cats and Dogs: Revenge of Kitty Galore (7/30).

The 16 screen theatre covers approximately 72,000 square feet and includes more than 3,000 seats. Moviegoers will enjoy digital projection in every auditorium, stadium seating, with each row elevated for an unobstructed view, and high-back rocking chairs featuring cupholder armrests which move out of the way to form seats for two.

Everyone is invited to enjoy this new entertainment destination on Monday, June 7; Tuesday, June 8; and Thursday, June 10. These preview events will feature $2 movies, $2 popcorn and $2 soft drinks with proceeds benefiting local charities. Details are available at http://www.REGmovies.com/grand-openings.

PREVIEW EVENTS
$2 Movies, $2 Popcorn, $2 Soft Drinks
Monday, June 7: "Regal to the Rescue"
Sponsored by KTUU Channel 2
Proceeds to benefit Alaska Fallen Firefighters Memorial
Tuesday, June 8: "Read It and See It at Regal"
Sponsored by Anchorage Daily News
Proceeds to benefit United Way of Anchorage
Thursday, June 10: "Family Day at Regal"
Sponsored by Clear Channel Radio
Proceeds to benefit Wish Upon the North Star

Movies & Showtimes

Monday 6/7, Tuesday 6/8 & Thursday 6/10

2012 PG-13 11:40 AM 2:55 PM 6:10 PM 9:25 PM
BLIND SIDE PG-13 12:30 PM 3:45 PM 7:00 PM 10:05 PM
BOUNTY HUNTER PG-13 1:15 PM 4:30 PM 7:45 PM 10:45 PM
REALD 3D: CLOUDY W/ MEATBALLS PG 11:30 AM 2:45 PM 6:00 PM 9:15 PM
DIARY OF A WIMPY KID PG 12:40 PM 3:55 PM 7:10 PM 10:15 PM
IT'S COMPLICATED R 1:20 PM 4:35 PM 7:50 PM 10:40 PM
LEAP YEAR PG 4:25 PM 10:25 PM
LOVELY BONES PG-13 12:15 PM 3:30 PM 6:45 PM 9:45 PM
PERCY JACKSON & THE OLYMPIANS PG 12:50 PM 4:05 PM 7:20 PM 10:00 PM
PRINCESS & THE FROG G 11:45 AM 3:00 PM 6:15 PM 9:20 PM
SHERLOCK HOLMES PG-13 1:00 PM 4:15 PM 7:30 PM 10:30 PM
TOOTH FAIRY PG 1:10 PM 7:40 PM
VALENTINE'S DAY PG-13 12:45 PM 4:00 PM 7:15 PM 10:10 PM

Monday 6/7 Only "Regal to the Rescue"

DARK KNIGHT PG-13 12:10 PM 3:25 PM 6:40 PM 9:55 PM
IRON MAN (2008) PG-13 12:20 PM 3:35 PM 6:50 PM 10:35 PM
SUPERMAN RETURNS PG-13 11:50 AM 3:05 PM 6:20 PM 9:35 PM
IMAX: TRANSFORMERS: REVENGE OF THE FALLEN PG-13 12:00 PM 3:15 PM 6:30 PM 9:40 PM

Tuesday 6/8 Only "Read It and See It at Regal"

DEAR JOHN PG-13 12:10 PM 3:25 PM 6:40 PM 9:55 PM
FANTASTIC MR. FOX PG 12:20 PM 3:35 PM 6:50 PM 10:35 PM
HOTEL FOR DOGS PG 11:50 AM 3:05 PM 6:20 PM 9:35 PM
IMAX 3D: HARRY POTTER & HALF BLOOD PRINCE PG 12:00 PM 3:15 PM 6:30 PM 9:40 PM

Thursday 6/10 Only "Family Day at Regal"

G-FORCE PG 12:20 PM 3:35 PM 6:50 PM 10:35 PM
SHREK THE THIRD PG 11:50 AM 3:05 PM 6:20 PM 9:35 PM
SPY NEXT DOOR PG 12:10 PM 3:25 PM 6:40 PM 9:55 PM
IMAX: WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE PG 12:00 PM 3:15 PM 6:30 PM 9:40 PM

GRAND OPENING: Friday, June 11
First-run films including: The A-Team and The Karate Kid.
The IMAX Experience: Featuring Shrek Forever After 3D in IMAX digital projection.
The Regal Treatment: Enjoy free popcorn & soft drink with paid admission June 11 - 24.
Free T-Shirts: Receive a free Karate Kid T-shirt with the first 100 tickets sold each day at the box office June 11 - 13.
Grand Opening Sweepstakes: Sign-up or use your Regal Crown Club card from June 11 through July 8 for a chance to win a $2,000 MasterCard Gift Card.

Tikahtnu Stadium 16 & IMAX will also offer the Regal Crown Club to reward frequent guests. With more than six million active members, Regal Crown Club is the number one theatre loyalty program in the country. Through the Regal Crown Club patrons accumulate credits at the box office and concession stand to earn free popcorn, soft drinks and movies. Free membership is available at the theatre or online.

For added convenience, Regal offers a variety of ticketing options at the box office, tickets by phone at 1-800-FANDANGO; Regal Express automated ticket kiosks and internet ticketing. Tikahtnu Stadium 16 & IMAX offers the latest in online purchasing convenience with "Print at Home" ticketing. Through "Print at Home" ticketing, moviegoers log-on, select a movie and showtime, print their ticket instantly from home or work, and then go directly to the ticket taker at the theatre. Regal movie tickets, showtimes, trailers and more are available with free mobile apps for iPhone, Blackberry, Android and Palm here. Regal Tikahtnu patrons can receive the theatre's weekly showtime information through a free e-mail service here

 

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MORRISTOWN, NJ & LOS ANGELES, CA, -- Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp.(NASDAQ: CIDM), the global leader in digital cinema, today announced a unique partnership with SENSIO® to bring the first ever globally broadcasted LIVE 3D sporting event to theatres outside the United States. To kick things off, the companies will use SENSIO's technology and Cinedigm's theatre technology design to bring select matches from this year's FIFA World Cup Soccer Tournament in LIVE 3D to hundreds of theatres around the world. Eight games starting with the quarterfinals of the FIFA World Cup Soccer Tournament will be broadcast in LIVE 3D thanks to Cinedigm's extensive experience in bringing LIVE 3D sporting events to U.S. theatres through SENSIO® 3D format and CineLiveTM technology.

Cinedigm's LIVE 3D expertise in leveraging SENSIO® 3D format was recently recognized this Earth Day by the 3D visionary James Cameron when Cinedigm delivered a LIVE 3D feed of Mr. Cameron from Los Angeles to the Business for the Environment Summit at the Global Initiatives Conference in Seoul, South Korea, on Thursday, April 22, 2010. In the U.S., Cinedigm used its 3D and digital cinema expertise to launch the first ever commercially available LIVE 3D sporting event with the 2009 BCS Championship Game, followed by the 2009 NBA All-Star Saturday Night, and most recently the 2010 NCAA Men's Final Four and Championship Games to digitally equipped theatres in its CineLiveTM Network.

"Cinedigm's experience in sophisticated digital broadcasting technologies has enabled the company to design a satellite network and broadcast techniques capable of providing LIVE 3D sporting events to theatres so clear and realistic most audiences forget they are watching events on the big screen and feel like they are actually at the events," said B. Scott Cassell, V.P. Operations and Technology of Cinedigm's Digital Media Services. "We are thrilled to partner with SENSIO to design the network that will enable this experience on a global scale and make the FIFA World Cup events the first ever sporting events to be brought in LIVE 3D to theatres worldwide."

"When SENSIO confirmed it would bring the FIFA World Cup to theatres, our leadership knew that working with our trusted partner Cinedigm would help ensure success. Cinedigm's proficiency in integrating satellite operations with theatres is head-and-shoulders beyond that of any other company. The demonstrated success with Cinedigm's CineLiveTM Certified design is exactly what SENSIO needs to ensure the same outcome for these events globally," said Richard Laberge, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer.

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New York, N.Y. and Kansas City, Mo. - IMAX Corporation (NASDAQ: IMAX; TSX: IMX) and AMC Entertainment (AMC), today announced an expansion of the companies' joint venture agreement to include installation of between 15 and 25 new IMAX(R) theatres in the United States. These theatres, which are part of an amendment to the parties' original 2007 joint venture agreement, are in addition to AMC's current roll-out of 104 IMAX joint venture theatres, 79 of which are in operation and 25 of which are expected to open by the end of 2010 in the United States and Canada.

The companies intend to open the 15 to 25 new IMAX theatres in 2011 in both new markets and some markets where AMC already operates IMAX theatres in North America. Upon completion of the full AMC IMAX theatre roll-out, AMC will operate between 125 and 135 IMAX theatres.

"We are pleased to expand our relationship with IMAX, a valued partner in offering our guests the best out-of-home entertainment experience," said Gerry Lopez, CEO and president, AMC. "Our guests clearly choose to see movies in our IMAX auditoriums because the experience is unparalleled in terms of sight and sound, and it continues to be the premium offering in our portfolio of moviegoing options. We are proud to continue being the largest exhibitor partner of IMAX, and we are committed to providing our guests with the best choices in moviegoing."

Included among the terms of the amended agreement is an increase in the length of the joint venture arrangement for all AMC IMAX theatres - to 10 years from the previous term of seven years - as well as an adjusted allocation of costs to help defray AMC's increased operating expenses.

"Today's announcement is great news for AMC, IMAX and IMAX fans across North America," said Richard L. Gelfond, CEO, IMAX Corporation. "We are pleased to continue to grow with our long-time exhibitor partner AMC, contribute to their continued operational and financial success and bring The IMAX Experience(R) to more consumers. We are also excited that through this expansion, we expect to increase the number of potential IMAX theatres in North America beyond the 400 locations we originally targeted. We look forward to continuing our growth and success with AMC."

 

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For the 16th consecutive year, Disney has reached the $1 billion plateau internationally. Prince of Persia's strong performance abroad this weekend helped provide the nudge needed to hit that mark.

Alice in Wonderland was able to gross more than $660 million internationally on its own, making it the biggest contributor to the achievement.

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Monday Morning Update: Disney is reporting that Prince of Persia's international gross now stands at $95.5 million, which pushes its worldwide total to $133.3 million.

Sunday Morning Update: Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time was able to rake in $59 million overseas this weekend, which puts its worldwide cume at $117.7 million.

The Jerry Bruckheimer production was #1 in 41 out of those 47 territories.

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