IMAX® Theatres Across The Country Sell Out For "STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS"
OPENING MOVES UP A DAY TO THURSDAY, MAY 16TH
HOLLYWOOD, Calif., May 7, 2013
HOLLYWOOD, Calif., May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --IMAX® theatres are reporting
sell-outs of its special "STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS" sneak peek shows on
Wednesday, May 15^th, with showings in Los Angeles, New York City,
Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., Seattle, Austin, San Francisco, Houston, San
Diego and Minneapolis now at capacity. Interest continues to be strong at
other IMAX locations across the country, which are offering fans the
opportunity to be the first to see the film at 8:00 p.m. that evening. In
response, Paramount Pictures has moved the film's Friday, May 17^th release up
a day to May 16^th.
Tickets are available on the film's first-of-its-kind movie App, a technology
that allows users to delve deeper into the Star Trek universe, and can also be
accessed via IMAX.com or through Fandango.com, Movietickets.com, as well as
other ticketing platforms and at theatre box offices. While supplies last,
all 8:00 p.m. IMAX fan sneak attendees will receive a limited-edition IMAX
FANFIX™ "Star Trek" Gallery 1988 movie print by Mark Englert.
The IMAX release of "STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS" will feature approximately 30
minutes of footage filmed with the extremely high-resolution IMAX® cameras.
These specific sequences, which will expand to fill more of the screen
exclusively in IMAX, will deliver unprecedented crispness and clarity and a
truly immersive experience for moviegoers.
Paramount's "STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS," based upon "Star Trek" created by Gene
Roddenberry, is written by Roberto Orci & Alex Kurtzman & Damon Lindelof and
directed by J.J. Abrams. Abrams is producing with Bryan Burk through Bad
Robot Productions, along with Lindelof, Kurtzman and Orci. Jeffrey Chernov
and Skydance Productions' David Ellison, Dana Goldberg and Paul Schwake are
the executive producers.
"STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS" opens in theaters everywhere May 16^th, 2013.
About Paramount Pictures Corporation
Paramount Pictures Corporation (PPC), a global producer and distributor of
filmed entertainment, is a unit of Viacom (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), a leading
content company with prominent and respected film, television and digital
entertainment brands. Paramount controls a collection of some of the most
powerful brands in filmed entertainment, including Paramount Pictures,
Paramount Animation, Paramount Vantage, Paramount Classics, Insurge Pictures,
MTV Films, and Nickelodeon Movies. PPC operations also include Paramount Home
Media Distribution, Paramount Pictures International, Paramount Licensing
Inc., and Paramount Studio Group.
About "STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS"
In the wake of a shocking act of terror from within their own organization,
the crew of The Enterprise is called back home to Earth. In defiance of
regulations and with a personal score to settle, Captain Kirk leads his crew
on a manhunt to capture an unstoppable force of destruction and bring those
responsible to justice. As the heroes are propelled into an epic chess game
of life and death, love will be challenged, friendships will be torn apart,
and sacrifices must be made for the only family Kirk has left: his crew.
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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The IMAX Experience® and IMAX Is Believing® are trademarks of IMAX
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SOURCE Paramount Pictures Corporation
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