Cineworld hits 2,000 screen milestone

Cinema giants Cineworld has reached a milestone of over 2,000 screens across its European portfolio, with the opening of its 217th cinema in Hinckley, Leicestershire.

Europe’s second largest cinema chain, Cineworld said that 2015 has seen more openingds than ever, with 19 new cinemas opening across four countries. This includes 11 in the UK, five in Romania, two in Poland and one in Israel.

Mooky Greidinger, chief executive of Cineworld Group, said: “Passing the milestone of 2,000 screens is a fantastic achievement for Cineworld Group after a hugely successful year of new cinema openings. Our vision is to be the best place to watch a movie and I’m delighted that we have been able to bring this vision to more towns and cities across Europe. We remain committed not just to opening more screens, but also to ensuring we bring the latest innovations to our customers.”

Another milestone included the opening of the UK’s first 4DX cinema at Milton Keynes. Altogether Cineworld now has 14 4DX screens in different locations as it continues to focus on improving its innovation.