Cineplex launching ‘Cinema of the Future’

Space for outdoor screenings, stage for live entertainment and more

Cineplex has announced a first-of-its-kind theatre complex that will include cinemas, amusement gaming, food hall, space for outdoor screenings, a stage for live entertainment and more.

Junxion is billed as the complete night out for guests of all ages, including teens, millennials, their friends and families.

Junxion’s state-of-the-art cinemas will offer a range of movie-going experiences, including UltraAVX™ and comfortable recliners where you can have food and drinks delivered to your seats. In addition to the theatre experience, Junxion will feature an open lobby for events and performances, a stage for live music, space for outdoor screenings, and an amusement games and attractions area. Along with new and classic video and redemption games, you can enjoy the latest interactive experiences like virtual reality from VRstudios. It will also offer a range of dining experiences including fresh and tasty food options, an indoor food truck and a bar offering Canada’s favourite varieties of wine and beer.

Programming and events will include live music, trivia nights, game nights, outdoor screenings of movies and live TV events, and more.

“Junxion is where Cineplex’s famous movie-going experience meets our innovative entertainment offerings. It will bring together the best of both worlds and provide guests with an unforgettable and unmatched social experience,” said Ellis Jacob, President and CEO, Cineplex. “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.”

The first location will be at Erin Mills Town Centre in Mississauga, as part of the Centre’s ongoing redevelopment. It is targeted to open in late 2020.

Cineplex plans to open similar entertainment destination locations across Canada in the coming years.

banner image: artist rendering from Cineplex