Imax Corporation and The Walt Disney Studios have added a slew of upcoming tentpoles as the parties extended their deal.
The new wave will include Marvel’s Captain America: The Winter Soldier in April, Maleficent in May and Marvel’s Guardians Of The Galaxy (pictured) in August.
Further ahead, the roster includes both Marvel’s Avengers: Age Of Ultron and Tomorrowland in May 2015 and Star Wars: Episode VII in December 2015.
“Disney has enjoyed a terrific ongoing collaboration with IMAX, and we are thrilled to extend this relationship with a collection of exciting, highly anticipated cinematic events that are perfect for the immersive IMAX format,” said The Walt Disney Studios president Alan Bergman.
“For the last several years, Disney and IMAX have worked together to deliver extraordinary cinematic experiences to audiences around the world,” said IMAX CEO Richard L Gelfond. “The combination of the great product being created by Disney and the overwhelming enthusiasm of moviegoers to see films in IMAX theatres makes this agreement really exciting.”
“Disney’s and Marvel’s larger-than-life characters and dynamic universes clearly resonate with our core audiences,” said Greg Foster, senior executive vice-president of IMAX Corporation and CEO of IMAX Entertainment. “We are delighted to build upon this longtime association and continue to collaborate to bring many of the most iconic and cutting-edge properties in the world to life in the most immersive way possible.”
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