[Coverage] Bona Cinemas Launch @ Sky Avenue, Resorts World Genting With Special Screening Of Operation Red Sea - WLJack.com 华龙分享网站 (Official Variety Website)


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[Coverage] Bona Cinemas Launch @ Sky Avenue, Resorts World Genting With Special Screening Of Operation Red Sea

[Coverage] Bona Cinemas Launch @ Sky Avenue, Resorts World Genting With Special Screening Of Operation Red Sea

Genting Highlands, March 2018 – A few weeks ago, it was a historical day for Bona Film Group as their Chairman and General Manager of the board, Mr Yu Dong came personally from China for the special screening of Operation Red Sea and the opening of Bona Cinemas, their first cinema outside of China at SkyAvenue, Resorts World Genting.

The Launching Of Bona Cinema at Sky Avenue Resorts World Genting!
It was a wonderful launching event and it was graced by YB Senator Datuk Seri Panglima Dr Mohd Salleh bin Tun Said Keruak, Minister of Communications and Multimedia, Tan Sri Lim Kok Thay, Chairman & Chief Executive of Genting Malaysia, Datuk Lim Chee Wah, President of VXL Group, Mr Hui Lim, Executive Director and Chief Information Officer of Genting Malaysia and Dato’ Fauzi Ayob, Director General of FINAS.

On the red carpet, the fans get to witness Mr. Dante Lam, the director of Operation Red Sea, Ms Candy Leung, the producer of Operation Red Sea, Raymond Yip, film director and Zhai Tian Lin, actor from China and Datin Sophia Hu Jing.

Local actors and celebrities who were also present include the award winning local star, Crystal Lee who acted in Bona Films titled Unbeatable. Others include Steve Yap, Fiona Yeo, Andrea Lee, Jacqueline Tiang, Billy Ng, Agnes Lim, Michael Chin and Bei Fu Quan.

The grand event was kick started with an astounding lion dance performance followed by a multi-cultural traditional dance by Istana Budaya’s Muhibbah dancers. It was then followed by Mr Yu Dong’s speech.

‘We are very honoured to have the opportunity to work with the Chairman & Chief Executive of Genting Malaysia, Tan Sri Lim Kok Thay. Having now opened a Bona Cinemas outside of China at SkyAvenue, it is a beginning of many new plans we have in Malaysia.’ Said Mr Yu Dong.

‘Resorts World Genting is a well-known tourist’s destination in China. It is a world class integrated resort with so many speculator entertainment options for people from all walks of life. Talking about just Chinese tourists to Malaysia, approximately half of these visitors have visited Resorts World Genting last year. We are indeed proud to be part of Resorts World Genting and we certainly hope with this opening and collaboration with the Genting Group, we are able to introduce more movies, film stars and entertainment to the Malaysian audience,’ added Yu Dong.

Yu Dong further explained that the group has considered Resorts World Genting as an ideal location to open its first cinema, given the strength of the Malaysian Chinese entertainment market and synergies with the upcoming Twentieth Century Fox World theme park.

Bona Cinemas is planned to be the first project in a long-term relationship between the Bona Film Group and Resorts World Genting. Special showcases and potential film festivals are being planned in Malaysia, while the relationship could extend to Bona Film Group entertainment events in Beijing and Guangzhou.

A ribbon cutting ceremony was also held to mark the opening of Bona Cinemas by YB Senator Datuk Seri Panglima Dr Mohd Salleh bin Tun Said Keruak, Mr Yu Dong, Tan Sri Lim Kok Thay, Datuk Lim Chee Wah, Mr Hui Lim, Dato’ Fauzi Ayob, Dato Seri Lee Choong Yan, President & COO of Genting Malaysia, Dante Lim, Mr Allan Wang Yi, Bona Cinemas Chairman, Raymond Yip and Candy Leung.

Bona Cinemas at SkyAvenue currently has four cinema halls in operation. An additional two halls – a 48-seat VIP theatre and a 250-seat IMAX theatre – will be opening in the second half of 2018. Equipped with state-of-the-art projection technology, Dolby Atmos surround sound systems and comfortable chairs, Bona Cinemas in Resorts World Genting will showcase a full range of cinematic experiences, from Hollywood blockbusters to Chinese historical epics, from international comedy to local Malaysian productions.

After the launching event, it was proceeded with the Special Screening of Operation Red Sea! It was an amazing movie co-produced and co-funded by Bona Film Group.

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