Universal Pictures' Jurassic Park To Be Released In IMAX® 3D For The First
Time Ever On April 5
Steven Spielberg's Classic Returns to the Big Screen in IMAX® Theatres
LOS ANGELES, Jan. 9, 2013
LOS ANGELES, Jan. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX;
TSX:IMX) and Universal Pictures today announced that Steven Spielberg's epic
Jurassic Park will return to the big screen with a one-week 3D engagement in
IMAX® theatres worldwide simultaneous with the film's wide release beginning
April 5, 2013.
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With his remastering of this epic film into a state-of-the-art 3D format,
Steven Spielberg introduces the three-time Academy Award®-winning blockbuster
to a new generation of moviegoers and allows longtime fans to experience the
world he envisioned in a way that was unimaginable during the film's original
release. Starring Sam Neill, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum, Samuel L. Jackson and
Richard Attenborough, the film based on the novel by Michael Crichton is
produced by Kathleen Kennedy and Gerald R. Molen.
"Jurassic Park is the quintessential film for fans to experience in IMAX 3D,"
said Nikki Rocco, President of Distribution, Universal Pictures. "Jurassic
Park was groundbreaking when it was originally released, and The IMAX 3D
Experience® will allow today's audiences to become fully immersed in one of
the most breathtaking epics Universal has ever released."
"Steven Spielberg's films resonate uniquely with audiences," said Greg Foster,
Chairman and President of IMAX Filmed Entertainment. "We're thrilled to offer
moviegoers an opportunity to see this fan favorite back on the big screen and
transport them - for the first time through the power of The IMAX 3D
Experience® - into the world of Jurassic Park."
The IMAX release of Jurassic Park has been digitally re-mastered into the
image and sound quality of The IMAX 3D Experience® with proprietary IMAX DMR®
(Digital Re-mastering) technology. The crystal-clear images, coupled with
IMAX's customized theatre geometry and powerful digital audio, create a unique
environment that will make audiences feel as if they are in the movie.
You can learn more about Jurassic Park in IMAX 3D by visiting the film's
official site at http://www.jurassicpark.com/.
About IMAX Corporation
IMAX, an innovator in entertainment technology, combines proprietary software,
architecture and equipment to create experiences that take you beyond the edge
of your seat to a world you've never imagined. Top filmmakers and studios are
utilizing IMAX theatres to connect with audiences in extraordinary ways, and,
as such, IMAX's network is among the most important and successful theatrical
distribution platforms for major event films around the globe.
IMAX is headquartered in New York, Toronto and Los Angeles, with offices in
London, Tokyo, Shanghai and Beijing. As of Sept. 30, 2012, there were 689
IMAX theatres (556 commercial multiplex, 20 commercial destination and 113
institutional) in 52 countries.
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