CJ 4DPLEX announced an expanded partnership with Les Cinémas Gaumont Pathé, through which they will open a range of at least 50 4DX locations by 2020 in Europe.
On May 27th 2017, the two companies had announced a first roll out plan of 30 theatres by 2020 in Europe. As part of this initial plan, Les Cinémas Gaumont Pathé have added 114DX theatres in 2017: 7 in France (Pathé La Villette in Paris, Pathé La Valette in Toulon, Gaumont Montpellier Multiplexe, Pathé Carré de Soie in Lyon, Gaumont Docks Vauban in Le Havre, Pathé Conflans in Conflans Saint Honorine and Gaumont Valenciennes), 2 in the Netherlands, one in Switzerland, and one in Belgium.
With this expanded partnership, Les cinemas Gaumont Pathé plan to have a total of 40 4DX theatres in France, 5 in the Netherlands, 4 in Switzerland and one in Belgium by 2020.
“So far, our partnership with Les Cinémas Gaumont Pathé has been extraordinary, driving our strategic growth in Western Europe. We look forward to more than tripling the number of 4DX locations by the end of 2020 in Europe. We are really happy to widen this successful partnership in the coming years.” said Byung Hwan Choi, CEO of CJ 4DPLEX.
“4DX is one of the newest trends in the global film exhibition industry. We look forward to running more 4DX screens in our theatres and are excited to offer a new entertainment choice to more customers.” said Martine Odillard, Chairman of Les Cinémas Gaumont Pathé.