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Cineplex unveils Junxion, a new entertainment destination


As the cinema experience evolves, Cineplex has announced ‘the cinema of the future’ with Junxion, a new entertainment destination featuring cinemas, gaming, a food hall, outdoor screenings and live entertainment.

The first Junxion will be located at Erin Mills Town Centre in Mississauga, Ontario. The 45,000-square-foot attraction is scheduled to open in late 2020.

Junxion’s state-of-the-art cinemas will boast UltraAVX, comfortable recliners, and food and drinks delivered to guests’ seats.

Junxion will also have an open lobby for events and performances, a stage for live music, and space for outdoor screenings.

Luxury recliners, F&B, live music and events

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In addition, there will be an amusement games and attractions area with new and classic video games, as well as interactive experiences and virtual reality (VR).

As for the food hall, it will house various F&B options, an indoor food truck, and a bar serving wine and beer.

“Junxion is where Cineplex’s famous movie-going experience meets our innovative entertainment offerings,” said Ellis Jacob, president and CEO of Cineplex.

“It will bring together the best of both worlds and provide guests with an unforgettable and unmatched social experience.

Amusement games and attractions area at Junxion

“As Canada’s entertainment landscape continues to evolve, we are proudly introducing this state-of-the-art community hub where families and friends can come together to play, dine, unwind and have fun.”

Cineplex has also revealed plans to open similar entertainment destinations across Canada, retrofitting its current locations and opening new ones.

Cineplex operates 165 theatres in Canada, including the VIP Cinemas experience. It also operates seven locations of The Rec Room and two locations of Playdium.

The company is opening the first location of The Rec Room in Quebec, as well as a new VIP Cinemas. Cineplex also previously revealed plans to open a new location in Vancouver.

Images: Cineplex

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Bea Mitchell

Bea is a journalist specialising in entertainment, attractions and tech with 10 years' experience. She has written and edited for publications including CNET, BuzzFeed, Digital Spy, Evening Standard and BBC. Bea graduated from King's College London and has an MA in journalism.

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