REGAL opens a multi-million dollar revision of the IRVINE SPECTRUM THEATER

In conjunction with the reopening of all of the theaters in Orange County Regal and the completion of a multi-million dollar renovation, Regal is pleased to announce that Irvine Spectrum is now open with the latest Hollywood movies including Christopher Nolan’s Tenet.

The completely renovated theater includes a number of upgrades ranging from a fully updated digital lobby experience to a VIP area with luxurious loungers. The reopening plans also include a wide range of new health and safety measures in line with the latest CDC and health guidelines, including innovative disinfection practices, new social distancing protocols, and mandatory mask guidelines for Regal employees and guests.

“As our Irvine Spectrum theater reopens, we’re showcasing the latest innovations in the theater experience,” said Ken Thewes, CMO at REGAL. “This renovation represents the future of going to the cinema with cutting-edge technology from the moment you step in the theater along with expanded concession offers. There is no doubt that movie-goers consider Regal Irvine Spectrum to be the best place to watch a movie!”

The theater will offer:

    • A completely new, state-of-the-art entrance and lobby with LED and digital signage, providing our guests with a modern and welcoming place to be greeted in our theaters.
    • A new bar serving the best of craft and import of beer, wine and handcrafted cocktails.
    • A Lavazza cafe with top notch Italian espresso and decadent drinks.
    • A B-Fresh Smoothie Store, a new US concept that serves exciting fresh and healthy smoothies, bubble tea and acai bowls.
    • All auditoriums will be equipped with the latest laser projection technology and sound enhancements.

Regal Irvine Spectrum proudly offers the following premium experiences in addition to the auditorium improvements:

  • IMAX’s most advanced theater experience, IMAX with laser, offers crystal clear laser projection and precise next generation sound, completely transforming the blockbuster cinema experience.
  • A Pepsi 4DX auditorium where the screen display of action-packed blockbusters is enhanced by special effects such as motion-synchronized seats, wind, fog, rain, lightning, snow, bubble, vibration and smells.
  • A ScreenX auditorium where movie fans go beyond the frame of the movie screen by expanding feature films on the left and right walls of the theater. This panorama format creates an impressive 270-degree viewing experience.
  • A Regal Premium Experience (RPX) auditorium that presents films the way filmmakers intend, with powerful Dolby Atmos surround sound, stunning laser projected images, and theater seats with ButtKicker technology in a bespoke premium environment.

Regal Irvine Spectrum ScreenX, 4DX, IMAX, RPX and VIP are located at 500 Spectrum Center Dr, Irvine, CA 92618. For a complete listing of movies and show times, please visit the Regal app or visit

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