Regency 11 to be rebuilt and will feature cutting-edge technology

The Regency 11 movie theater was damaged during Hurricane Michael and has remained closed. (WJHG/WECP)

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Big news for movie lovers in Panama City!

Regal announced Friday it plans to rebuild Regency 11, the movie theatre next to Sam's Club on 23rd Street, from the ground up.

Regal representatives say it will have 4DX, ScreenX and RPX auditoriums. Construction is supposed to start during the third quarter of the year.

"Our new theatre will feature 11 screens and exciting offerings, including a coffee bar and immersive technology that Panama City residents will love,” Todd Boruff, Senior Vice President of Real Estate, said.

ScreenX is a multi-projection theater technology used within a theatre setting. It creates a panoramic, 270-degree viewing experience. 4DX technology includes special effects, motion-activated seats, wind fog, rain, lightning, vibration, snow and scents. RPX movies are in 2D and RealD 3D.

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