Muvico now plays in Calif.


Florida-based exhibitor Muvico on Feb. 27 will open its first California theater, an all-digital 14-plex in Thousand Oaks boasting 3-D capability in four auditoriums.

The stadium-seating venue also will feature an on-site bar and grill, "upscale" concessions and optional valet parking. Muvico operates 259 screens at 14 locations in Florida, Maryland and Illinois, with theaters under construciton in New Jersey and Virginia.

The Thousands Oaks location is situated in a large regional shopping center. (partialdiff)