A LEADING cinema chain has revealed the date its new nine-screen Hampshire complex will open.

Cineworld at Whiteley Shopping Centre will show The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 as its first feature when it opens on Thursday, November 19.

The shopping centre is hosting a weekend of entertainment and special performers and street theatre will be on show to celebrate.

Neil Carter, shopping centre manager, said: "The new Cineworld and dining extension will officially open on Thursday, November 19 - perfect timing for the busy Christmas period.

"Our shoppers can now spend the day visiting our 44 leading retailers, and complement the trip with a meal in one of our 14 restaurants and a trip to the cinema."

For more information visit www.whiteleyshopping.co.uk.