Marcus Theatres® Announces Star Trek Into Darkness Advance Opening on Participating UltraScreens®

MILWAUKEE--()--Marcus Theatres®, a division of The Marcus Corporation (NYSE:MCS), today announced that on Wednesday, May 15, 2013, a one day only advance preview of Star Trek Into Darkness in 3D will show exclusively in participating UltraScreen® auditoriums at 9 p.m.

"Our guests are eagerly anticipating Star Trek Into Darkness and we are very pleased to offer fans the opportunity to see this exciting new film two days before it begins its regular engagement on May 17," states Bruce J. Olson, president of Marcus Theatres. "Our UltraScreen auditoriums provide the ultimate large screen experience that moviegoers love."

“Marcus Theatres state-of-the-art UltraScreen auditoriums feature wall-to-wall 70 foot-wide screens, crystal clear 7.1 surround sound and MDX™ (Marcus Digital Xperience™) technology that makes experiencing Star Trek Into Darkness on our giant screens one that our guests will never forget,” Olson added.

Tickets are available at the theatre box office or at marcustheatres.com.

Star Trek Into Darkness is directed by J.J. Abrams and stars Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, John Cho, Simon Pegg and Benedict Cumberbatch. The movie is written by Roberto Orci, Alex Kurtzman and Damon Lindelof and produced by Bryan Burk through Bad Robot Productions. Jeffrey Chernov and Skydance Productions' David Ellison, Dana Goldberg and Paul Schwake are executive producers.

Star Trek Into Darkness opens at 9 p.m. local time on Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at the following locations:

Illinois:
Elgin – Elgin Cinema
Orland Park – Orland Park Cinema

Iowa:
Waterloo – Crossroads Cinema

Minnesota:
Oakdale – Oakdale Cinema

North Dakota:
Fargo - West Acres Cinema

Ohio:
Pickerington – Pickerington Cinema

Wisconsin:
Appleton - Hollywood Cinema
Brookfield – Majestic Cinema
Madison - Point Cinema
Mequon – North Shore Cinema
Sturtevant – Renaissance Cinema

About Marcus Theatres

Marcus Theatres® is the fifth largest theatre circuit in the United States and currently owns or operates 687 screens at 55 locations in Wisconsin, Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota and Ohio. For more information, please visit www.marcustheatres.com and follow the company on Facebook and Twitter (@Marcus_Theatres).

About The Marcus Corporation

Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, The Marcus Corporation is a leader in the lodging and entertainment industries, with significant company-owned real estate assets. In addition to its Marcus Theatres division, the company’s lodging division, Marcus® Hotels & Resorts, owns and/or manages 20 hotels, resorts and other properties in 11 states. For more information, visit the company’s web site at www.marcuscorp.com.

Certain matters discussed in this press release are “forward-looking statements” intended to qualify for the safe harbors from liability established by the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements may generally be identified as such because the context of such statements include words such as we “believe,” “anticipate,” “expect” or words of similar import. Similarly, statements that describe our future plans, objectives or goals are also forward-looking statements. Such forward-looking statements are subject to certain risks and uncertainties which may cause results to differ materially from those expected, including, but not limited to, the following: (1) the availability, in terms of both quantity and audience appeal, of motion pictures for our theatre division, as well as other industry dynamics such as the maintenance of a suitable window between the date such motion pictures are released in theatres and the date they are released to other distribution channels; (2) the effects of increasing depreciation expenses, reduced operating profits during major property renovations, and preopening and start-up costs due to the capital intensive nature of our businesses; (3) the effects of adverse economic conditions in our markets, particularly with respect to our hotels and resorts division; (4) the effects of adverse weather conditions, particularly during the winter in the Midwest and in our other markets; (5) the effects on our occupancy and room rates of the relative industry supply of available rooms at comparable lodging facilities in our markets; (6) the effects of competitive conditions in our markets; (7) our ability to identify properties to acquire, develop and/or manage and the continuing availability of funds for such development; and (8) the adverse impact on business and consumer spending on travel, leisure and entertainment resulting from terrorist attacks in the United States or incidents such as the recent tragedy in a movie theatre in Colorado. Shareholders, potential investors and other readers are urged to consider these factors carefully in evaluating the forward-looking statements and are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such forward-looking statements. The forward-looking statements made herein are made only as of the date of this press release and we undertake no obligation to publicly update such forward-looking statements to reflect subsequent events or circumstances.

Contacts

Media:
Marcus Theatres
Carlo W. Petrick, (414) 905-1505

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Contacts

Media:
Marcus Theatres
Carlo W. Petrick, (414) 905-1505