CineStar group has taken its first step into Eastern Europe by opening an eight-plex in the Czech Republic, with two more scheduled for this year.
Located in Hradec Kralove, Bohemia, the new theater has 1,547 seats. CineStar operator Kieft & Kieft Filmtheater will opening plexes in the Czech cities of Budweis and Ostrava as well as in Piacenza, Italy, in November and December.
Kieft & Kieft operates 27 CineStar multiplexes in Germany. It began expanding last year when it opened theaters in the Netherlands, Austria and Switzerland.