Movie theater to hold red carpet grand opening


Owners hiring, training new staff



Bright Star Cinemas announced that their newly remodeled Sulphur Springs movie theatre is scheduled to open to the public under new ownership and management on Thursday, Nov. 21. The updated Bright Star Cinemas theatre at 621 Shannon Road east in Sulphur Springs will feature luxury electric recliner seating in all auditoriums, bigger screens, better sound, an updated lobby and expanded menu options. Patrons will also be able to reserve their preferred seats in advance when purchasing tickets in-person at the theatre or online at

“We’re incredibly excited to unveil the Bright Star Cinemas experience in Sulphur Springs,” said Kathy Lee, COO of Bright Star Cinemas. “It’s our mission to provide the best, most comfortable movie-going experience to our guests. From our luxury recliner seating in all movie auditoriums to the updated lobby and menu offerings, we have created something very special I think the area’s residents will truly enjoy.”

Bright Star Cinemas purchased the 20,000 square-foot freestanding movie theatre in Sulphur Springs in early September and has invested approximately $4.5 million in the theatre project. Bright Star Cinemas also hired Dallas-based ShowBiz Cinemas to assist with management at the home office level.

The fully upgraded theatre, which has been closed for renovations since September, will open under new management. Bright Star Cinemas will celebrate their grand opening and VIP Red Carpet Event at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20. Event attendees will be treated to free movies, popcorn and soda.

For updates on Bright Star Cinemas Sulphur Springs and invitation details for their VIP Red Carpet Event, stay connected at or through Bright Star Cinemas Facebook page.

Bright Star Cinemas is currently hiring for part-time positions. Interested candidates can apply in person 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday at Bright Star Cinemas in Sulphur Springs.