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Cinemark Announces Plans to Construct New 10-Screen Movie Theatre in Altoona, IA

July 4, 2014



By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Entertainment Newsweekly -- Cinemark Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CNK), one of the world's leading motion picture exhibitors, announces plans to construct a Century branded,10-screen, all-digital movie theatre that will feature Luxury Lounger reclining chairs in all auditoriums in Altoona, IA, a suburb of Des Moines. The new multiplex will be located at the intersection of Interstate 80 and NE Hubbell Ave, on Adventureland Dr., across from Prairie Meadows. The new theatre is scheduled to open in the fall of 2015, just in time for the holiday movie blockbuster season.

"Cinemark's existing Century 20 Jordan Creek and XD complex has been part of the Des Moines entertainment landscape for over 15 years," comments Tim Warner, Cinemark's CEO. "Our new NextGen theatre in Altoona will be a perfect addition and should quickly become recognized as one of the best places in the area to enjoy a great movie-going experience."

"The City of Altoona is very pleased that Cinemark has chosen to locate in our community," stated Mayor Skip Conkling. "Altoona has long been known as the entertainment capital of Iowa. The theatre complex is something that residents and businesses in Altoona have wanted for a long time. The City looks forward to working with Cinemark to ensure that the complex is successfully completed."

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