Cineworld Leicester Square (formerly The Empire), is a majestic icon in the history of London. Specially built to house variety performances in 1884, the former music hall has seen some of film's most momentous premieres since the talkies, even playing a supporting role in Charlie Chaplin's Limelight.
Today, the Empire continues its reign as one of the most revered venues in the country, with the UK's largest IMAX auditorium providing audiences with the very best in immersive entertainment. This year, the iconic cinema's rolling out the red carpet to welcome some of the biggest names in movies to the world's most prestigious premieres.
Find everything you need to know about the incredible premieres taking place at Cineworld Leicester Square below.
The stars of Collateral Beauty swap the Big Apple for the Big Smoke for the premiere of this heartwarming drama at Cineworld Leicester Square this winter. Some of the biggest names in cinema history will be in the heart of London from 5pm on Thursday 15 December to celebrate the release, including three Oscar nominees and three winners, but you can count on the remarkable Will Smith to steal the show.
After successful advertising executive Howard Inlet (Will Smith) experiences a personal tragedy that sends him spiralling into depression, his friends and colleagues devise an elaborate plot to pull their friend back from the brink. This powerful story of human connection is guaranteed to leave more than a few reaching for the Kleenex. Stunning supporting performances from a slew of Academy Award favourites, including Edward Norton, Keira Knightley, Dame Helen Mirren and Kate Winslet, bring a profound human warmth and emotion to this masterpiece of dramatic filmmaking.
Academy Award-winning American director David Frankel returns home to the East Coast, having followed up international successes Marley & Me and The Devil Wears Prada with the moving One Chance, the biopic of Britain's Got Talent winner Paul Potts. His latest effort is a wondrous testament to his magical storytelling that will leave audiences looking at the world through new eyes.
Set against the magical scenes of a New York winter, Collateral Beauty is an enchanting sensory experience brought to life in the largest IMAX auditorium in the UK. With a state-of-the-art screen and luxury leather seating, step into the shoes of the stars this Christmas and treat yourself to the ultimate festive indulgence at Cineworld Leicester Square.
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