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Cineplex to Open 10 to 15 New Playdium Locations in Mid-Sized Communities

Cineplex to Open 10 to 15 New Playdium Locations in Mid-Sized Communities

By The Canadian Press

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People make their way up an escalator at the Cineplex Entertainment company’s annual general meeting in Toronto on May 17, 2017. Cineplex is rebooting its Playdium brand and plans to open 10 to 15 new arcade and amusement centres across the country. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette)

Cineplex is rebooting its Playdium brand and plans to open 10 to 15 new arcade and amusement centres across the country.

The Canadian entertainment and media company says these new locations in mid-sized communities are aimed at teens and families, and will offer video games and activities such as virtual reality and bowling.

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Actor Henry Cavill Pops In on Royal Winnipeg Ballet

Actor Henry Cavill Pops In on Royal Winnipeg Ballet

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Actor Henry Cavill poses with student dancers at the Royal Winnipeg Ballet on Friday, March 17, 2017. (@RWBALLET / INSTAGRAM)

Hollywood heavyweights in Winnipeg this winter have been taking in the local sights while not busy on area film sets.

The latest actor to appear in public on Friday was Henry Cavill, who is starring in “Nomis,” alongside Stanley Tucci and Sir Ben Kingsley.

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Sir Ben Kingsley to Shoot ‘Nomis’ in Winnipeg

Sir Ben Kingsley to Shoot ‘Nomis’ in Winnipeg

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Sir Ben Kingsley (WIKIPEDIA)

WINNIPEG — Legendary actor Sir Ben Kingsley will soon be in the city to film an upcoming film called “Nomis.”

The Oscar winner, 73, will join Henry Cavill and Alexandra Daddario on the big screen under director David Raymond.

“I can’t wait to go to Canada and freeze my butt off for the first time this winter!,” Cavill said in an Instagram post.

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‘Chucky 7’ Filming Scenes in Downtown Winnipeg

‘Chucky 7’ Filming Scenes in Downtown Winnipeg

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“Cult of Chucky” will begin filming in Winnipeg next week. (UNIVERSAL PICTURES)

WINNIPEG — The seventh installment of the “Chucky” horror series will begin filming in Winnipeg on January 9.

Actress Jennifer Tilly returns for “Cult of Chucky” under writer/director Don Mancini.

The feature film is a continuation in the franchise about a dangerous and possessed doll that first made its appearance on the big screen in 1988.

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‘Fuller House’ Star in Winnipeg for Christmas Movie Shoot

‘Fuller House’ Star in Winnipeg for Christmas Movie Shoot

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Candace Cameron Bure with Green Carrot Juice Company owner Obby Khan on Thursday, October 6, 2016. (@GREENCAROTTWPG / TWITTER)

You may just bump into actor Candace Cameron Bure on the streets of Winnipeg these days.

The “Fuller House” star is in the city filming an upcoming Hallmark Hall of Fame movie called “Back to Christmas.”

Bure posted to her Instagram on Wednesday evening while having dinner with longtime friends in the city. On Thursday, she popped into Green Carrot Juice Company in Osborne Village and posed for a photo with owner Obby Khan.

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Free Summer Concerts Coming to Transcona Centennial Square

Free Summer Concerts Coming to Transcona Centennial Square

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Transcona Centennial Square (WINNIPEGARTS.CA)

WINNIPEG — Outdoor evening concerts and movies will fill Transcona Centennial Square this summer.

The lineup for the 2016 Transcona BIZ Summer Concert Series has been released, setting the stage for entertainment every Friday night in July and August.

Performances include some of Manitoba’s most exciting acts from a variety of genres.

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