Blackpool, U.K.: John Sullivan, founder of operator MMC Cinemas, said: “#Blackpool has an astonishing heritage as a leisure destination, and this multi-media centre is set to cement that reputation" The #cinema will boast 850 seats across nine digital screens including a giant PLF (Premium Large Screen Format) IMAX-ready central screen, set to be the largest in the North West, within a 40,500 sq ft unit. Screens will be able to double up as conference venue spaces, and there will also be an e-sports cafe. www.blackpoolgazette.co.uk/news/politics/go-ahead-phase-two-blackpools-houndshill-shopping-centre-council-signs-wilkos-and-cinema-operator-3118427