Sony Pictures' The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones™ Arrives In IMAX®
Theatres Across North America On August 21
LOS ANGELES, July 10, 2013 /CNW/ - IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX; TSX:IMX), Sony
Pictures, a division of Sony Corp. (NYSE: SNE), and eOne today announced that
the adaption of part-one of Cassandra Clare's bestselling fantasy-adventure
novel series The Mortal Instruments will be digitally re-mastered into the
immersive IMAX(®) format and released into IMAX(®) theatres across North
America on August 21.
"This exciting big-screen adaptation of Cassandra Clare's fantasy-adventure
series is a great addition to IMAX's summer film slate," said Greg Foster, CEO
of IMAX Entertainment and Senior Executive Vice President IMAX Corp. "We're
pleased to partner with Sony Pictures and eOne on what will be an exhilarating
film for IMAX audiences to experience."
"As these worldwide bestsellers begin their journey to the screen with The
Mortal Instruments: City of Bones, we're excited that moviegoers will have the
chance to explore this world in IMAX," said Rory Bruer, President, Worldwide
Distribution for Sony Pictures.
The IMAX release of The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones will be digitally
re-mastered into the image and sound quality of The IMAX 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.
More information about The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones can be found at
About The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones Set in contemporary New York City,
a seemingly ordinary teenager, Clary Fray (Lily Collins), discovers she is the
descendant of a line of Shadowhunters, a secret cadre of young half-angel
warriors locked in an ancient battle to protect our world from demons. After
the disappearance of her mother (Lena Headey), Clary must join forces with a
group of Shadowhunters, who introduce her to a dangerous alternate New York
called Downworld, filled with demons, warlocks, vampires, werewolves and other
deadly creatures. Based on the worldwide best-selling book series.
A Constantin Film International GmbH and Unique Features (TMI) Inc.
production,The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones was directed by Harald Zwart
(The Karate Kid) and written by Jessica Postigo Paquette, who based the
screenplay on Cassandra Clare's novel. The film is produced by Robert Kulzer
and Don Carmody, with Bob Shaye, Michael Lynne and Martin Moszkowicz serving
as executive producers.
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