There are 583 IMAX theaters world wide, and on Friday, 451 of them will be playing The Avengers in IMAX 3D! (Even in China!)
Disney Studios announced today that The Avengers will play 275 IMAX theaters across the US.
The film's overseas debut broke IMAX records last weekend, significantly outperforming Marvels previous 3D big big releases: Iron Man 2 in 2010 and Thor last year.
The studio predicts the same earth shattering sells for it's domestic audience. Ticket pre-sales are even better than the last two Marvel films, sooooo they're probs right.
Do U think it's worth seeing the The Avengers in an IMAX theatre?
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This movie just keeps looking MORE and MORE NUTS!
And that is meant in the BEST way possible!
Check out the IMAX teaser trailer for Ridley Scott's new science-fiction blockbuster, Prometheus, which stars Noomi Rapace, Michael Fassbender, and Charlize Theron (above)!
Gah! We are SO excited for this!
And keep an eye out for some pretty FAMILIAR looking imagery from the Alien movies!
We know he said it's not a prequel anymore, but we can't help but wonder…
What do U think??
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You saw the leaked Star Trek sequel set pics, right?
In case you didn't, one featured Zachary Quinto as Spock using what looked like the Vulcan Nerve Pinch to take down a villain played by Benedict Cumberbatch.
The shot looks pretty intense, but Quinto revealed at the Oscars' red carpet on Sunday that the cameras weren't even rolling! Quoting writer and producer Damon Lindelof, the actor told sources:
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This is SO going to be worth $17/ticket! Ha!
Check out the newly released IMAX poster (above) for The Hunger Games, which hits the
big HUGE screen on March 23rd!
How do we feel about HG getting released on IMAX, U might ask? We summed up our feelings about it pre-ty well earlier this month, when we said the following….
Hunger Games. Huge Screen. Happiness.
We can't wait!
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Your Hunger Games ticket just got a lot more expensive! LOLz!
Earlier today, IMAX Corporation and Lionsgate announced that they'll be releasing The Hunger Games in IMAX format for one week only in North America, beginning Friday, March 23rd!
Here's what Lionsgate's Co-Chief Operating Officer Joe Drake had to say about it:
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Meryl Streep is set to narrate the upcoming IMAX documentary To The Arctic 3-D.
The documentary, by the Oscar-nominated filmmaker Greg MacGillivray, is a tale of survival at the top of the world.
The film's website described it as:
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Not a bad start AT ALL!
Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol opened early in Imax theaters, and it definitely seems like that strategic move paid off!
The new MI flick has brought in $10.5 million domestically so far, and it's grossed a total of $14 million worldwide during it's Imax-only opening weekend! Wow!
Here's what Imax CEO Richard Gelfond had to say about it in a statement:
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