On the heels of its major rebrand in March, which included a refocus on local charitable outreach, Santikos Entertainment, formerly Santikos Theaters, has just introduced San Antonio to its newest movie theater.
Casa Blanca at Alamo Ranch on the city's northwest side, which officially opens its doors June 9, is the first fully laser digital projection theater in the world. It features 16 screens, in-theater dining, café and full bar service and 16 lanes of bowling. In six of the theaters, moviegoers can kick their feet up in reclining seating. Casa Blanca was the last theater designed by Santikos owner John Santikos, who passed in late December 2014.
“I can tell you that Mr. Santikos would be proud of Casa Blanca," David Holmes, CEO of Santikos Entertainment, told the Current during a VIP event June 7. “He was a visionary and relentless perfectionist. The first thing he would've done is walk every square inch of this theater. Then he would've been like, ‘OK, what do we do next?’ He was a restless warrior when it came to building theaters.”
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