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Alamo Drafthouse Heads to Arkansas for New Cinema with Drive-in

Alamo Drafthouse's first Arkansas theater, in Fayetteville, has been announced with franchise partner Catchlight Entertainment

One of the next expansion’s of Alamo Drafthouse Cinema will be in Fayetteville, Arkansas where franchisee Catchlight Entertainment will open a new theatre and drive-in sometime during 2024. This marks the the Austin, Texas based dine-in cinema chain’s first theatre in Arkansas as well as its very first drive-in.

The 38,000 square foot multiplex will have eight auditoriums and be located at The Aronson, a mixed-use development being built by Catchlight. One of the auditoriums will be house Alamo Drafthouse’s premium large format, The Big Show, which features Dolby Atmos and 70mm projection capabilities. The Alamo in Fayetteville will also offer a full bar with local beers and the exhibitor’s wide-ranging restaurant menu.

The drive-in screen will be enjoyed not only from cars, but also a beer garden. The giant outdoor screen pays homage to the site’s history, which operated as the 112 Drive-in from 1980 through 2022. Catchlight is waiting for approvals from local planning commissions ahead of breaking ground on the project.

Source : Celluloid Junkie