Los Angeles, Calif. (December 10, 2005) - Moviegoers in Los Angeles soon will enjoy an exciting new entertainment destination when AMC Century City 15 opens to the public on December 14, 2005.
The new AMC Century City 15 is designed to celebrate the entertainment experience by providing guests with a fun, exciting and comfortable entertainment environment. Moviegoers at the theatre will feel the quality and attention to detail from the four-story glass Pilkington System, to the undulating second-story balcony, to the terrazzo-flooring inlaid with movie quotes. The theatre also boasts floor-to-ceiling, wall-to-wall premium movie screens; state-of-the-art digital surround sound; as well as LoveSeat®-style stadium seating.
"AMC Century City 15 is our crown jewel; there is no other theatre like it in the market. Every aspect of this spectacular theatre has been designed to create the ambiance for moviegoing magic," said Phil Singleton, president and chief operating officer, AMC Theatres. "We believe our partners at Westfield have masterfully orchestrated a combination of entertainment amenities that will make AMC Century City 15 the entertainment destination in Los Angeles as well as the place to be for movie premieres."
An industry innovator since 1920, AMC Century City 15 includes all of the modern amenities that have made AMC Theatres the preeminent brand in moviegoing as well as the exhibition leader in comfort, quality, service and convenience. Located a mile east of the 405 freeway on Santa Monica Blvd. between Century Park West and Avenue of the Stars, the new state-of-the-art theatre complex will feature:
To kickoff the grand opening, Westfield Century City previously announced (October 6, 2005) that it will host the World Premiere of Universal Pictures' and Columbia Pictures' The Producers, on December 12, at the flagship AMC Century City 15. The event will benefit UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center and showcase Westfield's $150 million.reinvestment in Century City.
The Producers stars Tony® Award winners Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick, both reprising their acclaimed Broadway roles, along with Uma Thurman and Will Ferrell. Directed by Tony Award-winner Susan Stroman, who makes her feature film directorial debut, and produced by Mel Brooks and Jonathan Sanger from a screenplay by Brooks and Thomas Meehan, the film will open in selected cities in North America on Friday, December 16.
AMC's MovieWatcher® program, the industry's leading frequent moviegoer rewards program, will also be featured at AMC Century City 15. Since 1991, MovieWatcher rewards members with free popcorn, Coca-Cola products, movies and more. Membership is free and movie lovers can join by visiting www.moviewatcher.com.
About AMC Entertainment Inc.
AMC Entertainment Inc. is a worldwide leader in the theatrical exhibition industry. Through its circuit, the company has interests in approximately 382 theatres with 5,340 screens in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Uruguay, Hong Kong, France, and the United Kingdom.
Westfield Century City is owned by the Westfield Group (ASX: WDC), an Australian-based company with interests in 129 shopping centers in Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and the United States. The Westfield America portfolio includes 68 shopping centers that are home to more than 9,000 specialty stores and comprise approximately 70 million square feet of leasable space in California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio and Washington.
Sun Dee Larson, AMC Theatres
Susie Hayasaka, Allied Advertising, Public Relations