Cinemark to Anchor Forest City’s New Project in Frisco, Texas
New multiplex will feature Cinemark’s NextGen Cinema Design Concept with a
Cinemark XD auditorium
PLANO, Texas -- June 27, 2013
Cinemark Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CNK), one of the world’s largest motion picture
exhibitors, today announced that it has contracted to purchase land to
construct a new 14-screen, all-digital movie theatre in Frisco, Texas. The new
theatre complex will be located at Frisco North, a 320 acre mixed use project
being developed in partnership between Ernest Mahard and Forest City
Enterprises. Frisco North, located on the Southwest corner of the Dallas North
Tollway and U.S. 380, will feature major retail anchors, entertainment venues,
specialty stores and restaurants, as well as other mixed-use components.
Long recognized as a pioneer in the theatrical exhibition industry, Cinemark
is taking the cinema entertainment experience to the next level. The new
Cinemark NextGen theatres will offer the latest technology, cutting edge
amenities and customer-preferred options all under one roof. NextGen amenities
*State-of-the-art viewing environment with wall-to-wall, ceiling-to-floor
screens available in all auditoriums
*4K digital projection powered by Barco projectors; RealD 3D capability
*Enhanced sound systems that will enable customers to hear the movie as the
*Cinemark’s innovative self-serve concession stand – offering
freshly-popped popcorn, Coca-Cola fountain beverages and favorite candy
*Cinemark XD: Extreme Digital Cinema auditorium
“We are very excited as this new complex will be the second Cinemark NextGen
movie theatre that we will be offering to our guests in Frisco,” states Tim
Warner, Cinemark’s Chief Executive Officer. “This theatre will be part of a
premier shopping destination being developed by Forest City and will quickly
become recognized as a preferred location to enjoy a great movie-going
“We have enjoyed our existing partnership with Cinemark and are very pleased
to see the expansion of that relationship with this announcement. We know they
will provide a quality family experience in this new and exciting Frisco North
project,” says Maher Maso, Mayor of the City of Frisco.
“We couldn’t be happier to have Cinemark join Frisco North. They are a first
rate operator and will provide a premium movie experience to the surrounding
communities of the North Frisco marketplace,” says Brian Ratner, President
Forest City Texas, Inc.
About Cinemark Holdings, Inc.
Cinemark is a leading domestic and international motion picture exhibitor,
operating 467 theatres with 5,259 screens in 39 U.S. states, Brazil, Mexico,
Argentina and 10 other Latin American countries as of March 31, 2013. For more
information go to www.cinemark.com.
Cinemark Holdings, Inc.
James Meredith, 972-665-1060
VP, Head of Marketing & Communications
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