IMAX Corp and Sony are in talks to digitally remaster and convert Spider-Man2 for the big screenformat, with a release scheduled for mid-July.

If the deal is truck, this would be the first time the studio haspartnered with IMAX Corp, which teamed up with Warner Bros on the last two Matrix instalments and Harry Potter And ThePrisoner Of Azkaban.

Meanwhile IMAX's intended remastering and release of Warner Bros' Catwoman has been abandoned after the studio saidit would not have the Halle Berry-starrer ready in time for conversion andrelease on Jul 23.

The deal torelease Warner Bros' animated Polar Express on IMAX screens is still in place forNovember.