Carmike Cinemas has signed a definitive agreement to build a 12-screen movie theater with 2,600 seats in Opelika, Ala.
It will be located in the Capps Landing Development across from Tiger Town, East Alabama's largest retail center. That's at the intersection of Interstate 85 and U.S. Highway 80.
It is scheduled to open in the fall of 2010.
Carmike's theater in Auburn, Ala., will remain open following the building of thew new theater.
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Carmike currently has 247 theaters with 2,285 screens in 35 states.