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Media Advisory: Cineplex Entertainment Announces July Front Row Centre Events

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Media Advisory: Cineplex Entertainment Announces July Front Row Centre Events14:17 EDT Tuesday, June 26, 2012TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 26, 2012) - Each month, Cineplex Entertainment (TSX:CGX) brings great entertainment to theatres across Canada. With Front Row Centre Events, guests can watch the Met Opera, stage productions, movies and more - all on the big screen. Don't miss this July's exciting events: IN THE SPOTLIGHT THIS MONTH: Stage and Theatre Peter Gabriel Secret World Live - One Night OnlyWhen: Wednesday, July 11, 2012 - 7:30 p.m. local timeOne Night Only! Front Row Centre Events and Eagle Rock Entertainment present Peter Gabriel's Grammy Award winning film, Secret World Live. Now newly restored and remastered, from the original film, to be seen and heard in the best possible quality for the first time in HD, on the big screen. Filmed in Modena, Italy across two nights in November 1993 as part of Peter Gabriel's acclaimed Secret World Live tour in support of the Us album, the show is elaborately presented and choreographed with two stages joined by a narrow pier. The Secret World concept was created by Peter Gabriel and Robert Lepage and the concert was directed by François Girard. Performance includes: Come Talk To Me, Steam, Across The River, Slow Marimbas, Shaking The Tree, Blood Of Eden, San Jacinto, Kiss That Frog, Washing Of The Water, Solsbury Hill, Digging In The Dirt, Sledgehammer, Secret World, Don't Give Up, In Your Eyes, and The Feeling Begins.Andre Rieu's 2012 Hometown Concert When: Wednesday, July 25, 2012 - 7:00 p.m. local time Saturday, July 28, 2012 - 12:45 p.m. local timeThe 2012 Maastricht event marks the 25th anniversary of André and his Johann Strauss Orchestra performing together. In addition to performing highlights from the past 25 years, they will be joined by the incredible 150 piece Royal Choir Society Maastrichter Staar. Rieu, the renowned Dutch violinist and conductor, is one of the world's most successful touring artists. Each year, he performs a series of concerts in his hometown of Maastricht in The Netherlands. These concerts see thousands of fans flying from all over the world to witness an incredible music event set against the dramatic backdrop of Rieu's beautiful hometown. Sports and Sports Entertainment Wimbledon 2012 - Men's Final Live in 3DWhen: Sunday, July 8, 2012 - 9:00 a.m. ET, 8:00 a.m. CT, 7:00 a.m. MT, 6:00 a.m. PTThe Wimbledon Championship is the most prestigious tennis tournament in the world and the Grand Slam each tennis player dreams of winning. This year's men's final will be filmed live in stunning 3D, bringing every serve, forehand, smash and volley closer than ever before. The filming offers the perfect opportunity for fans to experience the final live in 3D, bringing all the excitement and atmosphere of the famous Centre Court to the big screen.WWE: Money in the BankWhen: Sunday, July 15, 2012 - 8:00 p.m. ET, 5:00 p.m. PTAt WWE Money in the Bank, a guaranteed championship match hangs 20 feet above the ring in a steel briefcase. Even the man who has everything, Alberto Del Rio, will do anything to claim it. Don't miss John Cena, Randy Orton, CM Punk, Sheamus, and your favorite WWE Superstars. Special Events StarTrek: The Next Generation - 25th AnniversaryWhen: Monday, July 23, 2012 - 7:15 p.m. local timeFront Row Centre Events and BY Experience, in association with CBS Television, present a special one night event to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of Star Trek: The Next Generation. On July 23, for one night only, boldly go where no one has gone before. Don't miss the only opportunity to see two of the most popular Next Generation episodes, "Where No One Has Gone Before" (Ep. 106) and "Datalore" (Ep. 114) on the big screen. This special event will include exclusive looks at the restoration of season one and never-before-seen interviews with original cast members. This special event will precede the Blu-ray Debut of "Star Trek: The Next Generation -- The First Season" on July 24. Family Favourites Presentations The SpongeBob Square Pants MovieWhen: Saturday, July 7, 2012 - 11:00 a.m. local timeThere's trouble brewing in Bikini Bottom. Someone has stolen King Neptune's crown, and it looks like Mr. Krab, SpongeBob's boss, is the culprit. Though he's just been passed over for the promotion of his dreams, SpongeBob stands by his boss, and along with his best pal Patrick, sets out on a treacherous mission to Shell City to reclaim the crown and save Mr. Krab's life.Cast: Jeffrey Tambor, Rodger Bumpass, Carolyn LawrenceBigWhen: Saturday, July 14, 2012 - 11:00 a.m. local timeWhen a boy wishes to be big at a magic wish machine, he wakes up the next morning and finds himself in an adult body, literally overnight.Cast: Tom Hanks, Elizabeth Perkins, Robert LoggiaTeenage Mutant Ninja TurtlesWhen: Saturday, July 21, 2012 - 11:00 a.m. local timeThrough contact with a mysterious substance, Ooze, four turtles mutate and become able to speak, walk upright, and most importantly - eat pizza. With the wise rat Splinter as their mentor, the turtles become ninja fighters. Their arch-enemy, Shredder, struggles to gain power over the world and the Ninja Turtles will do anything to stop him.Cast: Judith Hoag, Elias Koteas and Josh PaisCurious GeorgeWhen: Saturday, July 28, 2012 - 11:00 a.m. local timeWill Ferrell stars as The Man in the Yellow Hat, a gentleman who looks after his pet monkey - an inquisitive and wonderful creature whose enthusiasm often gets the best of him.Cast: Will Ferrell, Drew Barrymore Classic Film Series Presentation The African QueenWhen: Wednesday, July 18, 2012, 7:00 p.m. local time Sunday, July 29, 2012, 1:00 p.m. local timeIn Africa during WW1, a gin-swilling riverboat owner/captain is persuaded by a straight-laced missionary to use his boat to attack an enemy warship.Cast: Humphrey Bogart, Katharine Hepburn, Robert Morley Most Wanted Mondays Presentation Star Trek II: The Wrath of KhanWhen: Monday, July 30, 2012 - 7:30 p.m. local timeWith the aide of his Enterprise crew, Captain Kirk must stop an old nemesis, Khan, from using his son's life- generating device, Genesis, as the ultimate weapon.Cast: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley Coming in August: August 1 - The Who - Quadrophenia. Can You See the Real Me?August 15 and 26 - Classic Film Series - Singin' in the Rain 60th Anniversary Event August 19 - WWE: SummerSlamWHERE: A complete list of locations for each event can be found at www.cineplex.com/events.FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT: Cineplex EntertainmentFor more information, photos or interviews please contact:Pat MarshallVice President, Communications and Investor Relations416-323-6648pat.marshall@cineplex.comORMike LangdonCineplex EntertainmentDirector, Communications416-323-6728mike.langdon@cineplex.comwww.cineplex.com