Pathé commits to roll out 50 4DX theaters increased from previously announced 30

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Les Cinemas Gaumont Pathe has increase its 4DX immersive movie theater roll out commitment from the 30 announced this May to 50 Theatres.  By 2020 a total of 40 4DX theatres in France, 5 in the Netherlands, 4 in Switzerland and one in Belgium are to be opened. Eleven of wich have opened this year, also up from the 6 initially announced to open this year.

The first seven theraters in France are at Pathé La Villette in Paris, Pathé La Valette in Toulon, Gaumont Montpellier Multiplexe, Pathé Carré de Soie in Lyon, Gaumont Docks Vauban in Le Havre, Pathé Conflans in Conflans Saint Honorine and Gaumont Valenciennes. One each in Rotterdam and Amsterdam the Netherlands, one in Switzerland, and one in Belgium.

"So far, our partnership with Les Cinémas Gaumont Pathé has been extraordinary, driving our strategic growth in Western Europe. We look forward to more than tripling the number of 4DX locations by the end of 2020 in Europe. We are really happy to widen this successful partnership in the coming years", said Byung Hwan Choi, CEO of CJ 4DPLEX.

"4DX is one of the newest trends in the global film exhibition industry. We look forward to running more 4DX screens in our theatres and are excited to offer a new entertainment choice to more customers", added Martine Odillard, Chairman of Les Cinémas Gaumont Pathé.

Pathé also has agreements with other premium theater concepts, like Dolby Cinema and IMAX. Korean CJ 4DPLEX has screened more than 480 Hollywood titles since 2009. And to date more than 55,000 4DX seats operate in 457 auditoriums spanning 56 countries. CJ 4DPLEX is a subsidiary of Korean Cinema chain CJ CGV.

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