Friday, February 22, 2019

New Theatre & Show Fountain Coming to Renaissance

Malco Theatres and Outside the Lines issued the following press releases:




Malco Theatres is pleased to announce that construction has begun on its 6-screen boutique theatre development in Ridgeland, Mississippi.

The cinema, located at Renaissance at Colony Park, is scheduled to open in the late summer of 2019. It will anchor the second phase of the development and be located at the entrance to the new synchronized water and music feature.

The new building will encompass approximately 25,000 square feet and will sport six all-luxury recliner auditoriums with reserved seating, state-of-the-art Dolby 7.1 digital surround sound & Dolby® Atmos™ audio system in select auditoriums. Patrons will also have access to a grill option that will include gourmet quick-casual selections, as well as a full bar with beer, wine and cocktails.

Additional amenities such as reloadable gift cards, birthday parties, group discounts (select days and times), corporate rentals and worship space will also be available. For added customer convenience, lobby kiosks will allow for online/advance ticketing redemption, so patrons can “skip the box office line”.

“Malco is very excited about bringing a state of the art, cinema to the Ridgeland community. The end product will be something the community will be very proud to have and enjoy for many years to come”, said Jimmy Tashie, Executive VP of Theatre Operations.

“Our emphasis has always been on quality and we have always stressed the importance of staying ''ahead of the curve'' in sight and sound technology. Our family has been in this business for over 100 years, and we've always embraced any new idea that enhances the moviegoing experience for our patrons. We believe these new amenities will add to the already fun and exciting experience of going out to the movies.''

“Renaissance at Colony Park is pleased and fortunate to have the Malco brand as a part of its merchandising mix. It will truly enrich the entertainment component of the Renaissance experience”, said Andrew Mattiace, co-owner and developer of the center.

About Renaissance: Renaissance at Colony Park is a destination lifestyle shopping center in Ridgeland, Mississippi, bringing the finest in national and local retail shops and restaurants to the Jackson Metro Area and the entire State of Mississippi. The open-air center features a European design theme, elaborate water features, landscaping and lighting, offering a unique environment second to none in this region in terms of an exciting shopping, dining and entertainment experience.

About Malco: Memphis, TN-based Malco Theatres is a fourth-generation family owned and operated business that reached its 100th anniversary in 2015. Malco Theatres operates over 350 screens at 34 locations across the Mid-South, as well as bowling and family entertainment centers in Louisiana and Mississippi.




33 comments:

Anonymous said...

I hope the state helped fund this!

Anonymous said...

Can't wait for Saturdays with Lash LaRue and The Cisco Kid.

Anonymous said...

If you look behind the fountain you’ll notice the weird bridge structure/awning infront of a Cspire is gone. Are they demolishing that?

Anonymous said...

No, the bridge to nowhere will lead to somewhere, finally. It's being extended and then steps down

Anonymous said...

Will they be showing the same movies as at Grandview less than a mile down the road? Could you buy tickets for this theater at Grandview? Since Northpark Cinema closed does Malco think they have a monopoly on movies in the North metro?

Anonymous said...

Great news for Renaissance! Everywhere that gets a movie theater ends up doing wonderfully!

Anonymous said...

Will this affect the Costco development?

Anonymous said...

Didn't we already have a movie theatre in Ridgeland? Yep, that worked out well.

Anonymous said...

@10:49am Yes! That's what they have. A monopoly on movie theaters in North metro.

Lifestyles Of The Ridgeland Rich.. said...

You plebians need not even be concerned. This will be a very artsy, high-dollar, silk-stocking venue. Don't come anywhere near the ticket emporium smelling like you've just left Outback or Shuckers. From sixty feet off, cameras will scan the number of beads your lady is wearing and will carefully check to ensure your trousers are zipped and that you're not wearing a crotch-sock. This is not for the popcorn and small-drink crowd. If you're even beginning to contemplate 'how much are a ticket?', get the hell outa here now.

Anonymous said...

I am amazed, or maybe not. You people continually fuss about there being nothing nice in the metro area, yet here comes a venue very few cities in the region can boast about having and all you do is make fun of it. Try viewing a movie at Eastover, or anywhere in Jackson for that matter. If you don't like nice things then shut up and enjoy your miserable life locked behind window bars.

Anonymous said...

Redneck Bellagio!

Anonymous said...

Perfect. A big Costco and a new luxury movie theater sooo close. I can shop till I drop into a recliner at the new movie theater. PS. I am buying my movie stacks at Costco.

Cynical Sam said...

@11:25 AM - as you cynically already know, the theater at Northpark closed because of all of the riff-raff from Jackson causing problems, and thus chasing away the law-abiding paying customers.

E. County Line Road businesses will continue to close and migrate further north, thanks to Baby Choks beloved Jacktown thugs.

Anonymous said...

The Renaissance is the best retail development in Mississippi and Rivals any in adjoining states. This will only make it better. Costco is better than Sams any day.

Anonymous said...

Still no movie theater in Jackson proper. Sure wish the District movie theater concept had materialized.

Anonymous said...

I like the Renaissance, but I equally like Dogwood in Flowood. Glad we have both options.

Anonymous said...

The District will struggle because it's in Jackson. They are already losing the Mexican restaurant.

Anonymous said...

Good to see our tax dollars hard at work. All Mississippians can be proud of this beautiful monument. I expect people will be coming in from all over the globe to view its greatness!

Anonymous said...

Great news!
And The District is doing great as well. Issues beyond their control and a new restaurant already in the works!

Anonymous said...

Very Nice. Looking forward to the experience of going to a great theater!
Wonderful for Jackson & Mississississippi.

Love the wonderful restaurants in the Renaissance.

Makes us look less backwoods & all back of the bus!

Anonymous said...

'Try viewing a movie at Eastover, or anywhere in Jackson for that matter.'

Why would anyone try that? I have a 9042p HHDDTTVV TwinProp YeTiCooled 122 inch screen and an audio system with 43.41 DeblyTHCSurround-A-BOOM and 47 speakers in my garage (but the good system is in the TheatreRoom, along with a keg fridge and popcorn machine). Me and the boys can hold a Will Farrell movie marathon and watch the Portuguese soccer championship on split-screen. We can't stand soccer and have no idea where Portugu is, but shit, after enough craft beer, we don't care. Em, what where we talking about? Oh, yeah, theaters...can I get drunk, plop down in my LazyFatAssBoy and watch that shit in my underwear? No? Probably just a bunch of that Hollywood liberal crap anyway...MAGA!

Anonymous said...

Anybody that builds a movie theater in 2019 is a total moron. Dinosaur.

Luvin' On Rankin... said...

Who the hell could love Flowood and the hodge-podge of traffic lights and storefronts for three miles along 'Dogwood'. All they are lacking is another Barnett Body Shop to handle all the fender benders.

If you're one of the three people in Rankin, Scott and Madison Counties who does not already have a stack of orange cones behind the shed in your back yard, pick yours up any day at Dogwood. While supplies last (which should be six years at least).

Anonymous said...

A lifestyle shopping center. Hrrrmmm. It’s a real nice place and all, but most folks don’t go shopping for the architecture.

I wonder what all of this stuff like the Madison Kroger etc. is going to look like in 50 years.

Anonymous said...

@4:19 AM - In 50 years, do tell, as you will be about 62-65 then?

Anonymous said...

4:19 - In 1999 we wondered what Madison Kroger would look like in ten years. So, they leveled it and started over. Ten years from NOW it will have a helicopter pad on the top deck so Mary can visit from Natchez.

Anonymous said...


February 23, 2019 at 1:20 AM You should get out more. This is actually a new thing. Seems you're the dinosaur. Give a movie a try, then you won't have to be up until all hours typing on a blog site.

Anonymous said...

The District wants to replace Cantina Laredo. Plenty of business but poor service. Already released to a new concept restaurant.

Without Coconut Oil It Ain't Real Popcorn.. said...

Look at that photo-illustration again. It suddenly becomes Pearl with the Malco sign.

Anonymous said...

As usual, another half-assed example of what passes in Mississippi as good design. This time it's a dead-mall version of Vegas. Oh, wait..there's a Water Feature! Klassy!

Anonymous said...

Here's the solution, y'all can just stay your a-- in Pearl then! Problem solved.

Anonymous said...

The Northpark 14 movie theatre did not close due to "riff-raff" it closed simply because it was dated and didn't produce the volume needed to update it. City of Ridgeland has recently approved renovations to the cinema from a new operator B&B Theatres who plans to convert it into a luxury theater with a bar, grill, and reclinable seating.

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