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Projector problem delays opening of new multiplex cinema at Kingsport mall

July 31st, 2013 9:06 am by Matthew Lane, NET News Service

Projector problem delays opening of new multiplex cinema at Kingsport mall

Jerry Thorn installs seats in one of the Frank Theatres auditoriums in the Kingsport Town Center last week. David Grace photo.

KINGSPORT — Hold your popcorn, folks. There’s going to be a slight delay.

Due to unforeseen circumstances, Frank Theatres will not be re-opening three screens at the Kingsport Town Center on Thursday as previously announced, but rather all 10 screens will come online Aug. 9 at the theater’s grand opening.

Tara Nesseralla, vice president of sales and marketing for Frank Entertainment, said in an email that the  delay was caused by the lenses for the digital projectors. She said the lenses  were manufactured wrong and new ones had to be made.

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