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Marcus Theatres Corp. announced today that it will be adding 13 new installations of RealD's Digital 3D projection systems in time for the March 27th release of the highly anticipated Monsters vs. Aliens 3D. Advance tickets will go on sale for the movie on Friday, March 13th for all RealD-equipped locations (click for showtimes and ticket links).
Bruce J. Olson, president of Marcus Theatres, said digital 3D is a growing force in the industry. “With up to 14 digital 3D films scheduled for release in both calendar 2009 and 2010, this powerful technology has promising revenue potential. We are very encouraged by attendance trends and digital 3D’s success to date has had a positive impact on our box office.” “The digital 3D experience is a much more dynamic form of movie entertainment. Studios are dramatically improving the quality and making the experience even more interactive with outstanding graphics and life-like images that engage the viewer. Audiences are delighted by the sensory experience of being enveloped into the motion picture,” added Olson.
Bruce J. Olson, president of Marcus Theatres, said digital 3D is a growing force in the industry. “With up to 14 digital 3D films scheduled for release in both calendar 2009 and 2010, this powerful technology has promising revenue potential. We are very encouraged by attendance trends and digital 3D’s success to date has had a positive impact on our box office.”
“The digital 3D experience is a much more dynamic form of movie entertainment. Studios are dramatically improving the quality and making the experience even more interactive with outstanding graphics and life-like images that engage the viewer. Audiences are delighted by the sensory experience of being enveloped into the motion picture,” added Olson.
The new installations will bring Marcus' total to 27 in seven states. The press release also mentions that the deal includes an additional 12 installations to be completed in the future.
The following Marcus Theatres locations are the sites of the new installations:
- Marcus Addison Cinemas - Addison, IL
- Marcus Elgin Fox Theatre - Elgin, IL
- Marcus Cinema - Crosswoods Center - Columbus, OH
- Marcus Coral Ridge - Coralville, IA
- Marcus Crossroads Waterloo - Waterloo, IA
- Marcus Duluth - Duluth, MN
- Marcus Eastgate Cinemas - Madison, WI
- Marcus Hollywood - Grand Chute, WI
- Marcus LaCrosse Cinemas - La Crosse, WI
- Marcus North Shore - Mequon, WI
- Marcus Cedar Creek Cinemas - Mosinee, WI
- Marcus South Shore - Oak Creek, WI
- Marcus Twin Creek Cinema - Bellevue, NE
The existing Digital 3D installations are located at:
- Marcus Gurnee Cinemas - Gurnee, IL
- Marcus Orland Park Cinemas - Orland Park, IL
- Marcus Oakdale Ultrascreen Cinema - Oakdale, MN
- Marcus Parkwood - Waite Park, MN
- Marcus Century - Fargo, ND
- Marcus Lincoln Grand - Lincoln, NE
- Marcus Village Pointe Cinema - Omaha, NE
- Marcus Cinema Pickerington - Pickerington, OH
- Marcus Bay Park - Ashwaubenon, WI
- Marcus Point - Madison, WI
- Marcus Cinema at the Renaissance - Sturtevant, WI
- Marcus Ridge Cinema - New Berlin, WI
- Marcus Majestic - Waukesha, WI
- Marcus Menomonee Falls - Menomonee Falls, WI
The press release indicated that Marcus Theatres is the seventh largest chain in the United States, owning/operating 675 screens at 55 locations in Wisconsin, Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, and Ohio. RealD's technology is identified as being deployed in 34 countries, amounting to more than 8,000 screens under contract, with nearly 2,600 installations to date.
Source: Marcus Theatres Corp. Press Release
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