South Korea’s cinema chain Megabox chooses Christie Duo for M2 Theater

Posted 12/12/2012

Megabox, one of South Korea’s largest cinema chain, has chosen Christie Duo™ to power up its M2 Theater, the largest screen at its MEGABOX COEX Mall, measuring 17.4-meters wide and 7.4-meters high.

Following the successful installation of the advanced cinema solution at M2 Theater, Megabox will add two more Christie Duo solutions to two of its large-screen theaters in its chain, which will be fully operational by mid December. With the three Christie Duo installations in place, Megabox anticipates to use the three theaters as a platform to premier the much-awaited 3D HFR (High Frame Rate) version of the movie, “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” in mid December.

Established in 2000, Megabox has won the hearts and minds of moviegoers with its motto of "the theater that's more exciting than the movies!" Within three months of the opening of its first cineplex, it attracted more than a million moviegoers. Today, Megabox has become one of the largest cinema chains with more than 60 cineplexes in South Korea. Its cineplex at COEX Mall is the largest among all its properties – boasting 16 screens and more than 4,000 seats, of which the M2 Theater stakes its claim as the largest screen within the chain. It also set and continues to hold a Guinness world record of 622 million attendees in a year.

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