October 25 – Los Angeles Times
By Richard Verrier
The world's fourth largest theater chain is betting that moviegoers are willing to pay a big premium to watch films in high-end movie houses. Cinepolis, based in Mexico City, opened its first U.S. outlet in Del Mar, plans to open two more in Southern California next year and is in negotiations for several more.
Reporting from Del Mar, Calif.—
Carlos Wellman is hoping to bring a Mexican revolution to the sluggish U.S. cinema industry.
Wellman is the U.S. point man for Mexico City-based Cinepolis, the world's fourth-largest theater chain and Latin America's top circuit that has ambitious plans to extend its brand of luxury cinemas to Southern California.
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