The Regal Cantera cinema in Diehl Highway closed completely this week, however might reopen as a Cinemark cinema subsequent week.
Cineworld Group, proprietor of Regal Leisure Group since 2018, has introduced the closure of its Cantera operation. a succinct “permanently closed” announcement on the website.
Nevertheless, Cinemark says on its web site that Cinemark Cantera Warrenville and XD will open on Tuesday, August 1. Her message reads: “Hello Warrenville — we will not wait to satisfy you! Cinemark is proud to be the latest member of your group.”
Fandango, a web-based enterprise that sells film tickets, welcomes everybody who opens the Regal Cantera hyperlink. Listing for Cinemark Cantera Warrenville and XD At 28250 Diehl Highway.
Whereas technically in Warrenville, the enterprise is guarded by many Naperville residents as a result of its proximity is on the border of the 2 cities.
Cinemark and Cineworld officers couldn’t be reached for remark, however Warrenville Metropolis Supervisor Cristina White mentioned Regal Cinemas has closed the theater and is conscious Cinemark could also be shifting.
“A variety of particulars are unknown presently, so we will not present any extra data,” mentioned White. “It is positively a profit for society to have one other firm are available in to have a theater there and preserve the theater open.”
According to bigscreen.comThe Warrenville theater opened in 1998 because the AMC Cantera 30. It was offered to Regal Cinemas in 2010 and renamed Regal Cantera Stadium 30. A 12 months later, the variety of screens was decreased and it turned Regal Cantera Stadium 17 & RPX. It turned often called Regal Cantera for brief.
White mentioned he watched a number of films on the theater earlier than it closed.
“It often had nice seating and up-to-date film theaters, good screens, cozy seating, recliners, so it was a pleasant theater to attend and native to the group,” he mentioned. “After we could not go wherever, clearly out of COVID, I went there a number of instances a 12 months.”
It’s unknown if Cinemark made modifications to the Warrenville operation. The web site advertises the truth that there are 17 screens in addition to an XD (over-definition) display screen, a beer and wine bar, Luxurious Lounges and a video games room.
“Cinemark Luxurious Chaise Lounges are plush, ergonomic, outsized recliners with snack tables, cup holders and footrests. Better of all, you’ll discover the Luxurious Lounge Chairs within the unique auditoriums of your new theatre,” the positioning mentioned.
“The attractive Cinemark XD auditorium is the most important wall-to-wall show in your new movie show with a state-of-the-art projector and customized encompass sound system. You are feeling such as you’re within the film.”
Jessi Virtusio is a contract reporter for the Naperville Solar.