Vue, Sony team for 4K digital

68 sites, 657 screens to be equipped with Sony 4K kit

LONDON -- U.K. exhibition chain Vue Entertainment has pacted with Sony Europe to install 4K digital cinema projection systems across its circuit.

With 68 sites and 657 screens, Vue Entertainment aims to become the largest cinema circuit entirely equipped with Sony 4K digital technology in Europe.

The deal, still to be finalized, will kickstart Vue's transition to digital projection.

Vue Entertainment CEO Tim Richards said the pending deal reps a long term investment for the company.