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Imax to release G.I. Joe sequel in 3-D March 29

2013-01-24 15:17 ET - News Release

Ms. Ann Sommerlath reports


Imax Corp. and Paramount Pictures, a division of Viaco Inc., Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios and Skydance Productions, in association with Hasbro, will digitally remaster G.I. Joe: Retaliation, the action-packed follow-up to the 2009 box-office hit G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra, into the immersive Imax 3-D format. The companies will release the movie to select Imax theatres internationally starting March 28 and for a one-week run in North America beginning March 29.

"Dwayne Johnson has resonated well with Imax fans, and we believe his strong global appeal, coupled with the action spectacle of G.I. Joe: Retaliation in Imax 3-D, is sure to excite moviegoers," said Greg Foster, chairman and president of Imax Filmed Entertainment. The Imax release of G.I. Joe: Retaliation will be digitally remastered into the image and sound quality of the Imax 3-D experience with proprietary Imax digital remastering (DMRA) 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. You can learn more about G.I. Joe: Retaliation by visiting Paramount's official website.

About G.I. Joe: Retaliation

A follow-up to the 2009 release G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra, which grossed more than $300-million worldwide, Paramount Pictures, MGM and Skydance Productions, in association with Hasbro and di Bonaventura Pictures, present G.I. Joe: Retaliation. In this sequel, the G.I. Joes are not only fighting their mortal enemy, Cobra, they are forced to contend with threats from within the government that jeopardize their very existence. The film stars D.J. Cotrona, Byung-hun Lee, Adrianne Palicki, Ray Park, Jonathan Pryce, RZA, Ray Stevenson, Channing Tatum, with Bruce Willis and Mr. Johnson. Directed by Jon M. Chu, and produced by Lorenzo di Bonaventura and Brian Goldner, written by Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick based on Hasbro's G.I. Joe characters, the film is scheduled to be released on March 29, 2013.

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