Paramount Pictures and IMAX have announced that J.J. Abrams' Star Trek Into Darkness will be released in IMAX 3D two days earlier than planned! It will be released in North American IMAX theaters at 8pm on Wednesday, May 15th. It will get its full release on May 17th. Tickets for the first shows can now be accessed exclusively via the new Star Trek Into Darkness app from the App Store and Google Play. Greg Foster, Chairman and President of IMAX Entertainment had this to say in a statement...
As we saw with the reaction to the first nine minutes of the film, which debuted in our theatres in December, fans are clearly excited by the opportunity to see this epic film come to life in IMAX. We're thrilled to work with our long-standing partners at Bad Robot and Paramount Pictures to offer audiences an opportunity to see J.J. Abrams' masterful interpretation two days early in the world's most immersive format – IMAX 3D.
I'm incredibly excited for this movie, it looks incredible! If you want to watch the latest Super Bowl commercial click here. Here's some more info from the press release....
The IMAX release of Star Trek Into Darkness will feature approximately 30 minutes of footage filmed with the extremely high-resolution IMAX® cameras. These specific sequences, which will expand to fill more of the screen exclusively in IMAX, will deliver unprecedented crispness and clarity and a truly immersive experience for moviegoers.
To download the app, visit StarTrekMovie.com/StarTrekApp.
Star Trek Into Darkness is written by Roberto Orci & Alex Kurtzman & Damon Lindelof and directed by J.J. Abrams. Abrams is producing with Bryan Burk through Bad Robot Productions, along with Lindelof, Kurtzman and Orci. Jeffrey Chernov and Skydance Productions' David Ellison , Dana Goldberg and Paul Schwake are the executive producers.
In Summer 2013, pioneering director J.J. Abrams will deliver an explosive action thriller that takes Star Trek Into Darkness. When the crew of the Enterprise is called back home, they find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization has detonated the fleet and everything it stands for, leaving our world in a state of crisis.
With a personal score to settle, Captain Kirk leads a manhunt to a war-zone world to capture a one man weapon of mass destruction. As our heroes are propelled into an epic chess game of life and death, love will be challenged, friendships will be torn apart, and sacrifices must be made for the only family Kirk has left: his crew.