, /PRNewswire/-- Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon Movies and IMAX Corporation today announced that Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows, the latest installment in the blockbuster franchise, will be digitally re-mastered into the immersive IMAX® format and released in IMAX® 3D theatres domestically for a special one-week run beginning , with showtimes.
Additionally, the film will be released in approximately 30 select overseas IMAX markets, beginning and rolling out to additional markets such as ,, and throughout the summer. The film will open in IMAX 3D in on .
"Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows is a fun fit for The IMAX Experience® with its larger-than-life effects and high-octane action, and we are pleased to partner again with our long-time friend and the whole team at Paramount in offering this film to domestic audiences in IMAX 3D," said, Senior Executive Vice President, IMAX Corp. and CEO of IMAX Entertainment.
Leonardo, Raphael, Donatello and Michelangelo return to theaters this summer in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows to battle bigger, badder villains alongside (), (), and a newcomer: the hockey-masked vigilante (). After super villain Shredder () escapes custody, he joins forces with mad scientist Baxter Stockman () and two dimwitted henchmen, Bebop () and Rocksteady (WWE Superstar "Sheamus"), to unleash a diabolical plan to take over the world. As the Turtles prepare to take on Shredder and his new crew, they find themselves facing an even greater evil with similar intentions: the notorious Krang.
From Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Movies. Produced by , p.g.a., , p.g.a., , p.g.a., and . Based on the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles characters created by and . Written by & André Nemec. Directed by. Starring , , , , , , , , and .
The IMAX® 3D release of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows 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.
About Paramount Pictures
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 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 , and , with offices in, , and . As of , there were 1,066 IMAX theatres (952 commercial multiplexes, 17 commercial destinations and 97 institutions) in 68 countries. On , shares of IMAX China, a subsidiary of IMAX Corp., began trading on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange under the stock code "HK.1970."
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