UCI Italia, a division of the Odeon & UCI Cinema Group, has signed a pact to acquire 10 cinemas from Cinestar Italia. The sites include 104 screens.

The deal means that UCI Italia adds cinemas in Mestre, Pordenone, Ferrara, Reggio Emilia, Andria, Molfetta, Messina, Piacenza, Como & Alessandria.

Odeon and UCI Cinema Group will now operate a total of around 200 cinemas in the UK, Spain, Germany, Austria, Ireland and Portugal.