IMAX Corporation and Marvel Entertainment, a division of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS), today announced that Marvel's Thor: The Dark World, starring Chris Hemsworth, will be digitally re-mastered into the immersive IMAX® 3D format and released into IMAX® 3D theatres internationally beginning Oct. 30.
Greg Foster (no relation to Jane Foster), CEO of IMAX Entertainment and Senior Executive Vice President, IMAX Corp, had this to say about the impending release.
"Like all the dynamic Marvel characters, Thor has developed a massive global following, and we look forward to moviegoers experiencing this highly anticipated next chapter in IMAX 3D. We're excited to continue to build on our flourishing partnership with Marvel and Disney with this iconic property."
Dave Hollis, Executive Vice President, Theatrical Exhibition Sales and Distribution, The Walt Disney Studios, continued.
"All the nine realms will be stunningly displayed when Thor: The Dark World arrives in IMAX 3D. We continue to have great success with IMAX and are thrilled to once again work with them to bring the Marvel Universe to life in this premium format."
The IMAX release of Marvel's Thor: The Dark World will be digitally re-mastered into the image and sound quality of The IMAX 3D 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.