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Deer Park, NY: Regal Cinemas Deer Park Stadium 16 & IMAX to Open 10/24/2008

Posted on Wednesday, October 15th, 2008. Last Updated on Tuesday, May 19th, 2009 3:06 PM by Scott Jentsch

Regal Cinemas announced today that the Regal Cinemas Deer Park Stadium 16 & IMAX in Deer Park, New York (on Long Island) will open on Friday, October 24, 2008.

In advance of the Grand Opening celebration, there will be a preview event that will benefit a local charity.

"Our new Regal Cinemas in Deer Park is truly an entertainment destination, complete with the impressive IMAX Experience," stated Dick Westerling, Regal Entertainment Group Senior Vice President of Marketing and Advertising. "This state-of-the-art theatre is the entertainment anchor of the new Tanger Outlet Center at The Arches. The new Regal Cinemas, combined with the myriad of shopping options at the center, will certainly draw patrons from all across Long Island."

The new 16-screen location will an IMAX theater utilizing IMAX's new Digital IMAX technology, which forgoes the massive IMAX film for digital projection. The IMAX theater will also be able to play IMAX 3D features. The screens in Digital IMAX theaters tend to be smaller than those in traditional IMAX theaters found in museums and tourist destinations. There will also be an unspecified number of screens capable of playing 3D movies in Digital Cinema Projection.

For more information, see the full Press Release below.

Press Release

Regal Entertainment Group Announces Grand Opening Details for Deer Park Stadium 16 & IMAX®

Knoxville, Tennessee - October 15, 2008 - 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 on Long Island.  To celebrate, Deer Park Stadium 16 IMAX® will host a preview event with proceeds benefiting a local charity. The cinema's official grand opening will be Friday, October 24 with first-run features including High School Musical 3: Senior Year and Eagle Eye: The IMAX Experience®. Moviegoers will enjoy free popcorn and free soft drinks with each paid admission October 24 through October 30.

"Our new Regal Cinemas in Deer Park is truly an entertainment destination, complete with the impressive IMAX Experience," stated Dick Westerling, Regal Entertainment Group Senior Vice President of Marketing and Advertising. "This state-of-the-art theatre is the entertainment anchor of the new Tanger Outlet Center at The Arches. The new Regal Cinemas, combined with the myriad of shopping options at the center, will certainly draw patrons from all across Long Island."

Regal Deer Park Stadium 16 will feature a new IMAX theatre. Utilizing the IMAX digital projection system, the theatre will showcase Hollywood blockbusters that have been digitally re-mastered into the unique image and sound quality of The IMAX Experience on a specially-designed screen that is slightly curved and moved forward to further immerse the audience. The IMAX theatre will also offer IMAX 3D. When filmmakers choose to integrate IMAX 3D into their movies, images leap off of the screen and into the laps of the audience, further enhancing the feeling of being IN the movie.

Deer Park Stadium 16 will showcase Real D 3D presentations such as Disney's Bolt opening November 21.  The modern movie theatre with 16 screens covers approximately 67,000 square feet and includes more than 2,900 seats. Moviegoers will enjoy 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 Thursday, October 23 for a preview event featuring $2 movies, $2 popcorn and $2 soft drinks with proceeds benefiting local charities. Details are available at: www.REGmovies.com/grand-openings

PREVIEW EVENT
$2 Movies, $2 Popcorn, $2 Soft Drinks

Thursday, October 23: "Family Day at Regal"
Sponsored by Newsday
Proceeds to benefit Help-A-Family, a Newsday nonprofit organization

GRAND OPENING: Friday, October 24
First-run films including: High School Musical 3: Senior Year and Saw V.
The IMAX Experience: Featuring Eagle Eye in IMAX digital projection.
The Regal Treatment: Enjoy free popcorn soft drink with paid admission October 24 - 30.
Free Movie T-Shirts: Receive a High School Musical 3 T-shirt with the first 100 tickets sold each day at the box office October 24 - 26.
Grand Opening Sweepstakes: Sign-up or use your Regal Crown Club card from October 24 through December 7 for a chance to win a $2,000 MasterCard Gift Card.

Deer Park Stadium 16 IMAX will also offer the Regal Crown Club to reward frequent guests. More than 12-million moviegoers have joined this industry-leading loyalty program. 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, internet ticketing, tickets by phone at 1-800-FANDANGO and Regal Express automated ticket kiosks.

About Regal Entertainment Group:
Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC) operates the largest and most geographically diverse theatre circuit in the United States, consisting of 6,782 screens in 551 theatres in 39 states and the District of Columbia as of September 25, 2008, with over 242 million annual attendees for the fiscal year ended December 27, 2007. Our geographically diverse circuit includes theatres in all of the top 33 and 44 of the top 50 U.S. designated market areas. We operate multi-screen theatres and have an average of 12.1 screens per location, which is well above the North American motion picture exhibition industry 2007 average of 6.9 screens per location. We develop, acquire and operate multi-screen theatres primarily in mid-sized metropolitan markets and suburban growth areas of larger metropolitan markets throughout the U.S.

Additional information is available on the Company's Web site at www.REGmovies.com.



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