Paramount Pictures and IMAX Corporation today announced that Star Trek, directed by J.J. Abrams ("Mission: Impossible III", "Lost" and "Alias"), will open for a special, limited two-week run in 134 IMAX theatres domestically, concurrently with the wide release on Thursday, May 7 at 7 pm. The film will also open in 29 IMAX theatres internationally. Star Trek has been digitally re-mastered into the unparalleled image and sound quality of The IMAX Experience with proprietary IMAX DMR (Digital Re-mastering) technology.

The film has already received strong reviews, and IMAX theatres are adding midnight shows to meet the demand during the limited run.

"Star Trek is a fantastic addition to our 2009 film slate, and we're pleased that the continuing rollout of digital IMAX theatre systems made this limited release possible," said IMAX CEO Richard L. Gelfond. "This film combines top Hollywood story-telling talent with space exploration, which is a perfect combination for The IMAX Experience."

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"J.J. Abrams' extraordinary vision and IMAX's DNA has created a powerful combination that is generating strong pre-sales and incredible buzz as fans worldwide anticipate its release," added Greg Foster, Chairman and President of IMAX Filmed Entertainment. "Both Star Trek and IMAX take audiences to far away places they would normally not be able to go, and Paramount Pictures has done an excellent job making it possible for these two great brands to come together. We're already seeing feverish interest from the young tech-savvy crowd in addition to the millions of Trekkies worldwide."

The greatest adventure of all time begins with Star Trek, the incredible story of a young crew's maiden voyage onboard the most advanced starship ever created: the U.S.S. Enterprise. On a journey filled with action, comedy and cosmic peril, the new recruits must find a way to stop an evil being whose mission of vengeance threatens all of mankind.

The fate of the galaxy rests in the hands of bitter rivals. One, James T. Kirk (Chris Pine), is a delinquent, thrill-seeking Iowa farm boy. The other, Spock (Zachary Quinto), was raised in a logic-based society that rejects all emotion. As fiery instinct clashes with calm reason, their unlikely but powerful partnership is the only thing capable of leading their crew through unimaginable danger, boldly going where no one has gone before!

Star Trek: The IMAX Experience is scheduled to play day-and-date at the following IMAX(R) Theatres beginning May 8th.

UNITED STATES

Alabama

- Huntsville - Spacedome IMAX at US Space and Rocket Center

Arizona

- Phoenix - AMC Deer Valley 30 with IMAX

Arkansas

- Little Rock - Dickinson Chenal 9 IMAX Theatre

California

- Aliso Viejo - Edwards Aliso Viejo Stadium 20 & IMAX

- Anaheim - CinemaFusion IMAX Anaheim GardenWalk

- Arcadia - AMC Santa Anita 16 & IMAX

- Burbank - AMC Burbank 16 & IMAX

- Camarillo - Edwards Camarillo Palace Stadium 12 & IMAX

- Dublin - Regal Hacienda Crossings Stadium 21 & IMAX

- El Dorado Hills - Regal Cinemas El Dorado Hills Stadium 14 & IMAX

- Emeryville - AMC Bay Street 16 & IMAX

- Escondido - Regal Escondido Stadium 16 & IMAX

- Fairfield - Edwards Fairfield Stadium 16 & IMAX

- Fresno - Edwards Fresno Stadium 21 & IMAX

- Irvine - Edwards Irvine Spectrum IMAX

- Long Beach - Edwards Long Beach 26 & IMAX

- Los Angeles - AMC Century City 15 & IMAX

- Los Angeles - IMAX Theatre at The Bridge: cinema de lux

- Los Angeles - AMC Universal CityWalk Stadium 19 with IMAX

- Ontario - Edwards Ontario Palace 22 & IMAX

- San Diego - AMC Palm Promenade 24 & IMAX

- San Diego - Edwards Mira Mesa Stadium 18 & IMAX

- San Jose - AMC Eastridge Mall 15 & IMAX

- San Francisco - AMC Loews Metreon 16 with IMAX

- Santa Clara - AMC Mercado 20 & IMAX

- Simi Valley - Regal Civic Center Plaza 16 & IMAX

- South Gate - Edwards South Gate Stadium 20 & IMAX

- Stockton - Regal City Centre Stadium 16 & IMAX

- Torrance - AMC Del Amo 18 & IMAX

- Woodland Hills - AMC Promenade 16 & IMAX

Colorado

- Denver - UA Colorado Center Stadium 9 & IMAX

- Highland Ranch - AMC Highland Ranch 24 & IMAX

- Westminster - AMC Orchard 12 & IMAX

- Westminster - AMC Westminster Promenade 24 & IMAX

Florida

- Altamonte Springs - AMC Altamonte Mall 18 & IMAX

- Aventura - AMC Aventura 24 & IMAX

- Fort Lauderdale - AutoNation(R) IMAX(R) Theater at Museum of Discovery

and Science

- Fort Myers - Regal Gulf Coast Town Center Stadium 16 & IMAX

- Jacksonville - AMC Regency 24 & IMAX

- Kennedy Space Center - IMAX Theatres at Kennedy Space Centre

- Orange Park - AMC Orange Park 24 & IMAX

- Orlando - Regal Pointe Orlando Stadium 20 & IMAX

- Orlando - Regal Waterford Lakes Stadium 20 & IMAX

- St. Augustine - World Golf Hall of Fame IMAX Theatre

- St. Petersburg - Muvico Baywalk 20 & IMAX

- Tampa - AMC Veterans 24 & IMAX

- Tampa - Channelside Cinemas 9 & IMAX

- West Palm Beach - Muvico Parisian IMAX

Georgia

- Augusta - Regal Augusta Exchange Stadium 20 & IMAX

- Buford - Regal Mall of Georgia Stadium 20 & IMAX

- Kennesaw - AMC Barrett Commons 24 & IMAX

- Morrow - AMC Southlake Pavilion 24 & IMAX

Hawaii

- Honolulu - Regal Dole Cannery 18 & IMAX

Illinois

- Batavia - Randall 15 IMAX

- Chicago - Navy Pier IMAX Theatre

- Lincolnshire - Regal Lincolnshire 20 & IMAX

- South Barrington - AMC Barrington 30 & IMAX

- Woodridge - Cinemark Seven Bridges IMAX

Indiana

- Indianapolis - Kerasotes ShowPlace 16 & IMAX

- Noblesville - Hamilton 16 IMAX

- Portage - Portage 16 IMAX

Iowa

- Council Bluffs - Kerasotes Star Cinemas 16 & IMAX

Kansas

- Olathe - AMC Studio 30 & IMAX

Kentucky

- Newport - AMC Newport On The Levee 20 & IMAX

Louisiana

- Harahan - AMC Elmwood Palace 20 & IMAX

Maine

- Saco - Cinemagic & IMAX in Saco

Maryland

- Baltimore - AMC Loews White Marsh 16 & IMAX

- Columbia - AMC Columbia 14 & IMAX

Massachusetts

- Natick - Verizon IMAX 3D Theater at Jordan's Furniture - Natick

- Reading - Verizon IMAX 3D Theater at Jordan's Furniture - Reading

Michigan

- Dearborn - The Henry Ford IMAX Theatre

- Detroit - The New Detroit Science Center's IMAX Dome Theatre

- Grand Blanc - Trillium Cinema 14 & IMAX, Grand Blanc

- Grand Rapids - Celebration! Cinema IMAX Theatre

- Lansing - Celebration! Cinema IMAX Theatre

- Sterling Heights - AMC Forum 30 & IMAX

Minnesota

- Apple Valley - Great Clips IMAX Theatre

Missouri

- Kansas City - AMC BarryWoods 24 & IMAX

- St. Louis - Wehrenberg Ronnies 20 IMAX

Nevada

- Henderson - Regal Sunset Station Stadium 13 & IMAX

- Las Vegas - Regal Red Rock Stadium 16 & IMAX

- North Las Vegas - Regal Aliante Stadium 16 & IMAX

New Hampshire

- Hooksett - Cinemagic & IMAX in Hooksett

New Jersey

- Atlantic City - Tropicana IMAX Theatre

- Cherry Hill - AMC Loews Cherry Hill 24 & IMAX

- Hamilton - AMC Hamilton 24 & IMAX

New York

- Albany - Regal Crossgates Mall 18 & IMAX

- Brooklyn - UA Sheepshead Bay Stadium 14 & IMAX

- Deer Park - Regal Deer Park Stadium 16 & IMAX

- Garden City - Leroy R. and Rose W. Grumman IMAX Dome Theater

- New Rochelle - Regal New Roc City 18 & IMAX

- New York City - AMC Loews Lincoln Square 13 & IMAX

- New York City - AMC Empire 25 & IMAX

- Stony Brook - AMC Stony Brook 17 & IMAX

- West Nyack - IMAX Theatre at Palisades Center

- White Plains - City Center 15 & IMAX: Cinema de Lux

North Carolina

- Charlotte - Regal Stonecrest At Piper Glen Stadium 22 & IMAX

- Raleigh - Wachovia IMAX Theatre at Marbles Kids Museum

Ohio

- Columbus - AMC Easton Town Center 30 & IMAX

- Springdale - IMAX Theatre at Springdale 18: Cinema De Lux

- Oregon

- Tigard - Regal Bridgeport Village Stadium 18 & IMAX

Pennsylvania

- Bensalem - AMC Neshaminy 24 & IMAX

- Homestead - AMC Waterfront 22 & IMAX

- King of Prussia - UA King of Prussia Stadium 16 & IMAX

- Reading - RC Reading Movies 11 + IMAX

- Tarentum - Cinemark IMAX Theatre at the Galleria Pittsburgh Mills

Rhode Island

- Providence - Providence Place Cinemas 16 & IMAX

Tennessee

- Knoxville - Regal Pinnacle Stadium 18 at Turkey Creek

- Nashville - Regal Opry Mills 20 & IMAX

Texas

- Austin - The Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum IMAX Theatre

- Dallas - Cinemark IMAX Theatre at Cinemark 17

- Houston - AMC Gulf Pointe 30 & IMAX

- Houston - Edwards Houston Marq*e 23 & IMAX

- Mesquite - AMC Mesquite 30 & IMAX

- San Antonio - Santikos Palladium 18 IMAX Theatre

- Sugar Land - AMC First Colony 24 & IMAX

- Tomball - Santikos Silverado Station 18 IMAX

Utah

- Sandy - Megaplex 17 IMAX at Jordan Commons

Virginia

- Alexandria - AMC Hoffman Center 22 & IMAX

- Chantilly - Airbus IMAX Theater

- Hampton - Riverside IMAX Theater at the Virginia Air & Space Center

- Midlothian - Regal Commonwealth 20 & IMAX

- Virginia Beach - AMC Lynnhaven 18 & IMAX

- Woodbridge - AMC Potomac Mills 18 & IMAX

Washington

- Bellevue - Lincoln Square Cinemas IMAX Theatre

- Lacey - Regal Martin Village Stadium 16 & IMAX

- Seattle - Pacific Science Center Boeing IMAX Theatre

- Tukwila - AMC Southcenter 16 & IMAX

Wisconsin

- Fitchburg - Kerasotes Star 18 & IMAX

CANADA

Nova Scotia

- Halifax - Empire IMAX Theatre

Ontario

- Gloucester - Cineplex SilverCity Gloucester IMAX Theatre

- Vaughan - Cineplex Colossus Woodbridge IMAX Theatre

Quebec

- Montreal - Cineplex Scotiabank Theatre Montreal IMAX Theatre

- Quebec City - IMAX Le Theatre

INTERNATIONAL

Australia

- Melbourne - Highpoint Hoyts IMAX**

- Melbourne - Melbourne IMAX**

- Perth - Carousel Hoyts IMAX**

- Sydney - Entertainment Quarter Hoyts Sydney**

- Sydney - LG IMAX Theatre Sydney**

China

- Beijing - Shijingcheng Wanda Cinema*

- Changsha - Changsha Wanda International Cinema*

- Changchun - Wanda International Cinema Changchun*

Korea

- Ilsan - CGV Ilsan*

- Seoul - CGV Wangsipni*

- Seoul - CGV Yongsan*

Mexico

- Metepec - Cinepolis Metepec IMAX Theatre

Netherlands

- Amsterdam - Pathe Arena IMAX**

New Zealand

- Auckland - SKYCITY IMAX Theatre Queen Street**

Philippines

- Manila - San Miguel Coca-Cola IMAX

Russia

- Moscow - KinoStar City @ Mega Belaya Dacha**

Spain

- Barakaldo - Yelmo Cines Megapark

- Malaga - Yelmo Cines Plaza Mayor

- Oviedo - Yelmo Cines Los Prados

Taiwan

- Taipei - Samsung IMAX Miramar Cinemas

- Taipei - Sun VieShow IMAX Theatre

UK

- Birmingham - IMAX Cinema Millennium Point

- Bradford - National Media Museum IMAX Bradford

- Glasgow - Glasgow Science Centre IMAX Cinema

- Greenwich - ODEON Greenwich

- London - BFI London IMAX Cinema

- Manchester - ODEON Manchester IMAX Cinema at The Printworks

- Wimbledon - ODEON Wimbledon

Ukraine

- Kiev - Utel IMAX Theatre**

*denotes later launch **denotes early launch

Additional theatres will be confirmed. Please check local listings or IMAX.com for final theatre listings, launch dates and showtimes.

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