Empire Theatres Announces new Hollywood film "Evan Almighty" to be available in Open Caption at select locations for select show times!

    HALIFAX, June 20 /CNW/ - Empire Theatres, Canada's second largest cinema
exhibitor is pleased to announce that in select theatres on select dates in
St. John's NF, Sydney NS, New Glasgow NS and Fredericton NB, Open Captioned
prints of the Hollywood release "Evan Almighty" will be available to movie
lovers who are hard of hearing. "We are very excited to be able to provide
this opportunity in select locations based on availability of the open
captioned prints" says Dean Leland-Vice President of Marketing and Media for
Empire Theatres. "This is such a great opportunity for hard of hearing movie
lovers to experience the big screen with family and friends" says Leland. It
is our hope that we will be able to access more of these prints for upcoming
Hollywood releases-currently only offered by one studio" Leland says.
    The new family comedy, opening June 22nd features big names such as Steve
Carrell, John Goodman and Morgan Freeman from Director Tom Shadyac who
directed such hits as Patch Adams and Bruce Almighty.

    Schedule of Open Caption availability:

    Empire Studio 12 St. John's NF-Saturday June 23 at 1pm and 7pm, Sunday
June 24th at 4p, Monday June 25th at 1p and Wednesday June 27th at 7p.
    Empire Studio 10 Sydney NS-Saturday June 30th at 12:30p and Sunday
July 1st at 3p and 7:05p
    Empire Studio 7 New Glasgow NS- Saturday July 7th at 4:20p and 6:40p;
Sunday July 8th at 4:20p
    Empire Theatres Regent Mall 10 Fredericton NB-Saturday July 14th at 1:30p
and Sunday July 15th at 4:15p

    Tickets are available online at www.empiretheatres.com approximately one
week prior to the scheduled dates and show times for each theatre.

    About Empire Theatres:

    Headquartered in Stellarton Nova Scotia with offices in Halifax, Calgary
and Toronto, Empire Theatres owns and operates 53 theatres across Canada.
Empire Theatres is a 100% owned subsidiary of Empire Company Limited. For more
information, visit www.empiretheatres.com

For further information:

For further information: Dean Leland, Vice President Marketing & Media,
Empire Theatres Limited, (902) 876-4844, dean.leland@empiretheatres.com

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