RESIDENT EVIL: RETRIBUTION MALAYSIAN PREMIERE WITH LI BINGBING
ON 7TH SEPTEMBER AT SUNWAY PYRAMID
Resident Evil: Retribution will be making its way to the cinemas in September this year. Chinese actress Li Bingbing will be visiting Malaysia to promote its release as part of the film’s Asian promotional tour on 7th September (Friday) at Sunway Pyramid, Subang Jaya. This will be the first star appearance of the Hollywood film where Li plays the role of Ada Wong.
The premiere event will kick start with a meet and greet with Li at the entrance hall of Sunway Pyramid from 6PM onwards. Fans of Li and the movie franchise will also stand a chance of winning 200 movie tickets and limited edition movie merchandises at the event. Invited guests will then proceed to TGV Sunway Pyramid cinemas to watch the premiere of Resident Evil: Retribution.
This exclusive premiere of Resident Evil: Retribution is hosted and sponsored by TGV Cinemas as part of its ongoing initiative to provide the best cinema experience for Malaysians. The presence of Chinese superstar Li Bingbing at the preview also gives a once in a lifetime opportunity for fans to have a personalized experience of meeting her in person.
Resident Evil: Retribution will be premiering for the first time in Malaysia on IMAX at TGV Sunway Pyramid. This means cinema goers in Malaysia can now experience this successful movie franchise on IMAX’s revolutionary projection technology, which delivers crystal-clear images, powerful digital sound and customized theatre geometry made available by TGV Cinemas.
“TGV Cinemas is extremely excited to make this movie premiere a reality in Malaysia and also to play host to the beautiful international star Li Bingbing. I am sure many Malaysians share our excitement. This movie is also screened on IMAX and if you are followers of the Resident Evil series, fans can now truly enjoy an immersive experience – something no other cinematic format or in-home entertainment option can replicate,” said Kenny Wong, CEO of TGV Cinemas.
We are always in the forefront to constantly redefine cinema experience for Malaysians. It is vital to be advanced technologically and at the same time to promote newness in our products and services. We always listen to the discerning needs of cinema goers and to continue to provide relevant, fun and tasteful cinema experience for all Malaysians,” added Kenny Wong.
TGV Cinemas has recently extended its partnership with IMAX® Corporation which will see more IMAX theatres opening in other premier locations in Malaysia. TGV currently operates its first IMAX theatre in Sunway Pyramid and will open its second IMAX theatre in a new construction project in Bandar Utama by October 2012 in the fall with the third theatre opening in December 2012 in an existing multiplex in Johor Bahru. The fourth and fifth IMAX theatre systems will also be located in new construction projects in the cities of Penang and Kuala Lumpur, which are slated to be open by December 2013 and December 2015, respectively.
Resident Evil: Retribution is the fifth installment of the wildly successful film franchise adaptation of the popular video game series, Resident Evil, releases 13th September nationwide in state-of-the-art 3D.
About Resident Evil: Retribution
The Umbrella Corporation’s deadly T-virus continues to ravage the Earth, transforming the global population into legions of the flesh eating Undead. The human race’s last and only hope, Alice, awakens in the heart of Umbrella’s most clandestine operations facility and unveils more of her mysterious past as she delves further into the complex. Without a safe haven, Alice continues to hunt those responsible for the outbreak; a chase that takes her from Tokyo to New York, Washington, D.C. and Moscow, culminating in a mind-blowing revelation that will force her to rethink everything that she once thought to be true. Aided by newfound allies and familiar friends, Alice must fight to survive long enough to escape a hostile world on the brink of oblivion. The countdown has begun.
Stay updated on all matters Resident Evil: Retribution at Sony Pictures Malaysia’s Facebook Page (www.facebook.com/SonyPicturesMalaysia).
About Sunway Pyramid
The Egyptian-inspired Sunway Pyramid is Malaysia’s first themed shopping and entertainment mall, offering over 800 outlets from four distinctive precincts – Fashion Central, Marrakesh, Asian Avenue and Oasis Boulevard stretched across a 360° splendour. Experience a unique shopping adventure as the four shopping floors boast international and local brands, gastronomic adventures and a happening night life. Entertainment outlets range from Stars Archery and Sunway Mega Lanes to Malaysia’s largest ice-skating rink, with room for 400 skaters. The award-winning shopping mall has also been recently named Malaysia’s Most Favourite Mall in an online poll by Tourism Malaysia.
About TGV Cinemas
TGV Cinemas Sdn Bhd (TGV) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tanjong Public Limited Company (www.tanjongplc.com). Tanjong is incorporated in England and is an investment holding company with interests in leisure and property investment. Since its inception in 1995, TGV pioneered the multiplex cinema concept and has grown to become one of Malaysia’s premier film exhibition companies with 138 screens homed in 19 multiplexes located at major cities. Today TGV continues to bring new frontiers to its cinema-goers by being the first to introduce the ‘Beanieplex’ movie hall which is Malaysia’s first and only cinema hall featuring bean bag seats and TGV Club, a premier concept complete with exclusive club halls, lounge areas and superior services. TGV will soon expand nationwide with new cinema openings in One Utama, Cheras Sentral, Setia Walk and Station 18 by the end of 2012. More information about the Company can be found at www.tgv.com.my.
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