VOX Cinemas Invites Fans of Warner Bros. Pictures’ Upcoming Film Suicide Squad to See Will Smith Live on the Red Carpet
Dubai, 4 August 2016: VOX Cinemas is offering the first 100 fans of Warner Bros. Pictures’ highly anticipated action adventure Suicide Squad a chance to watch the red carpet event attended by Will Smith.
Held on 7 August at VOX’s newest cinema in the heart of Dubai at City Centre Deira, the screening will officially launch the massive Virgin Radio VOX MAX Cinema that features the largest screen in the MENA region.
The red carpet will open to the first 100 fans at 5:30pm on Sunday, 7 August. Virgin Radio will be broadcasting live from the red carpet, offering prizes to fans. Will Smith is set to walk the red carpet at 6:30pm, where he will be signing autographs for fans, in addition to conducting a live interview with Virgin Radio’s Kris Fade Show. The official after party will be held at Billionaire Mansion. For reservations, call +971 4 510 3100.
The screening is part of a series of events Smith will be participating in while in Dubai. The event is being organized by Maven Marketing & Events, an award-winning company pioneering entertainment marketing concepts in the region and Majid Al Futtaim Cinemas, the dedicated cinematic arm of Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East and North Africa.
British Airways, the official airline partner of the event, is offering fans of Suicide Squad a chance to fly from Dubai via London Heathrow to Toronto, where the summer blockbuster was filmed, for as little as AED 3010 return.
Creating great moments for everyone, VOX Cinemas is giving customers a chance to win a ‘Meet and Greet’ with Will Smith. Customers who buy an advance ticket online to see Suicide Squad at VOX Cinemas in the UAE or Lebanon will go into the running to meet the biggest star in Hollywood – Will Smith during his visit to Dubai. Plus, VOX Cinemas will be giving customers in the UAE and Oman a chance to attend the red carpet screening of Suicide Squad at VOX Cinemas, City Centre Deira. When they buy a large Pepsi combo from the Candy Bar they will be entered into the draw to win. Both competitions for the “Meet and Greet” and the Red Carpet Screening close on the 4th August 2016.
Suicide Squad Live Red Carpet Premiere Details
Location: Virgin Radio VOX MAX, VOX Cinemas, City Centre Deira
Date: 7th August 2016
Timings: Red carpet opens to first 100 fans and members of the press at 5:30pm
Will Smith walks red carpet at 6:30pm
About Majid Al Futtaim Cinemas
VOX Cinemas is the Middle East’s most innovative and customer-focused cinema exhibitor. Owned and operated by Majid Al Futtaim Cinemas, VOX Cinemas is the cinema arm of Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East and North Africa. With 17 cinema complexes totalling 193 screens across the region, including 161 screens in the UAE, 15 screens in Lebanon and 17 screens in Oman, VOX Cinemas is now the Middle East’s largest and most rapidly growing cinema exhibitor. The company is undergoing a 1 billion dirham investment that will see the company expand to operate 550 screens in the region by 2020.
Tailoring every cinema location to the surrounding market place and customer preferences, VOX Cinemas offers a mix of cinema experiences including two luxury cinema concepts, the first one being VOX THEATRE by Rhodes which is a collaboration with Michelin Star Chef Gary Rhodes, and the second one being the much loved VOX GOLD luxury cinema experience. Taking the VOX MAX big screen cinema to the next level, VOX currently operates the Middle East’s largest cinema screen in the region at the Virgin Radio MAX screen in City Centre Deira in Dubai. VOX also has the very first and only IMAX with Laser screen in the Middle East, holds the Middle East’s exclusive rights to the immersive 4DX experience, and operates VOX KIDS, the very first cinema in the Middle East dedicated to kids having fun. VOX also recently introduced OUTDOOR, the first open air VOX Cinemas in the region located on Galleria Mall’s Rooftop in Dubai for the cooler months of the year.
About Majid Al Futtaim
Founded in 1992, Majid Al Futtaim is the leading shopping mall, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).
A remarkable business success story, Majid Al Futtaim started from one man’s vision to transform the face of shopping, entertainment and leisure to ‘create great moments for everyone, every day’. It has since grown into one of the United Arab Emirates’ most respected and successful businesses spanning 14 international markets, employing more than 32,000 people, and achieving the highest credit rating (BBB) among privately-held corporates in the Middle East.
Majid Al Futtaim owns and operates 19 shopping malls, 12 hotels and three mixed-use communities, with further developments underway in the region. The shopping malls portfolio includes Mall of the Emirates, City Centre malls, and also four community malls which are in joint venture with the Government of Sharjah. The Company holds exclusive rights to the Carrefour franchise in 38 markets across Middle East, Africa and Central Asia, and with the Hyperstar brand in Pakistan, operates a portfolio of more than 160 outlets in 14 countries.
Majid Al Futtaim operates 183 VOX Cinema screens and 24 Magic Planet family entertainment centres across the region, in addition to iconic leisure and entertainment facilities such as Ski Dubai and iFly Dubai, among others. The Company is parent to the consumer finance company issuing ‘Najm’ and “Voyager” credit cards, a fashion retail business representing international brands such as Abercrombie & Fitch, AllSaints and lululemon athletica, and a healthcare business that operates a network of City Centre Clinics. In addition, Majid Al Futtaim operates Enova, a facility management company, through a joint venture operation with Veolia, a global leader in optimised environment resource management. The Company also owns the rights to The LEGO Store in the Middle East and operates in the food and beverage industry through a partnership with Gourmet Gulf.