IMAX Corporation today announced that the epic action-adventure Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time, from hit-making producer Jerry Bruckheimer, directed by Mike Newell and starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Gemma Arterton, Sir Ben Kingsley and Alfred Molina will open in 53 IMAX theatres internationally, with 20 of those IMAX locations opening this week starting on May 19.
Press Release from IMAX Corporation
LOS ANGELES, May 18, 2010 -- IMAX Corporation today announced that the epic action-adventure Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time, from hit-making producer Jerry Bruckheimer, directed by Mike Newell and starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Gemma Arterton, Sir Ben Kingsley and Alfred Molina will open in 53 IMAX theatres internationally, with 20 of those IMAX locations opening this week starting on May 19. The remaining IMAX locations will open the film in conjunction with its wide release starting on May 28, 2010. The film's international IMAX release has been digitally re-mastered into the unparalleled image and sound quality of The IMAX Experience with IMAX DMR 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.
Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time hits theaters everywhere on May 28, 2010. Set in the mystical lands of Persia, Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time is an epic action-adventure about a rogue prince (JAKE GYLLENHAAL) and a mysterious princess (GEMMA ARTERTON) who race against dark forces to safeguard an ancient dagger capable of releasing the Sands of Time--a gift from the gods that can reverse time and allow its possessor to rule the world. The film is directed by Mike Newell with a screenplay by Boaz Yakin and Doug Miro and Carlo Bernard from a screen story by Jordan Mechner.
Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time: The IMAX Experienceis scheduled to play at the following IMAX theatres beginning May 28th.
INTERNATIONAL* ArgentinaBuenos Aires -- IMAX Showcase Norte*** AustriaGraz -- Cineplexx 8055 Graz**Vienna -- Apollo Das Kino Vienna*** AustraliaMelbourne -- Highpoint Hoyts IMAX**Melbourne -- Melbourne Museum IMAX**Perth -- Carousel Hoyts IMAX**Sydney -- Entertainment Quarter Hoyts IMAX**Sydney -- LG IMAX Theatre Sydney*** BrazilCuritiba -- National Amusements DomBosco IMAX Palladium Shopping Centre* BulgariaSofia -- Mtel IMAX* ChinaBeijing -- Beijing UME IMAX Huaxing CineplexBeijing -- Shijingshan Wanda IMAXChangchun -- Changchun Wanda IMAXCinemaChangsha -- Changsha Wanda IMAX CinemaKunming -- Kunming Broadway IMAX TheatreShanghai -- Shanghai Peace IMAXTianjin -- China Film Cinema IMAX TheatreWuhan -- Studio City WuhanWuxi -- Wuxi Big World IMAX Cinema* ColumbiaBogota -- Centro Commercial Plaza de las Americas* Costa RicaSan Jose -- Nova Repretel Cine IMAX Centro Comercial Avenida Escazu* EcuadorGuayaquil -- Nescafe IMAX Malecon 2000* FranceParis -- Gaumont Disney Village IMAX*** GermanyBerlin -- CineStar Potsdamer Platz IMAX 3D*** GuatemalaGuatemala City --- Pradera Concepcion IMAX* Hong KongHong Kong -- UA iSQUARE IMAX Theatre**Hong Kong -- UA MegaBox IMAX Theatre*** HungaryBudapest -- Cinema City Arena IMAX Hungary*** MexicoGuadalajara -- Cinepolis Galerias IMAXJuarez-Chihuahua -- Cinepolis Las Misiones Cd. Juarez IMAXMexico City -- Cinepolis Perisur IMAXMexico City -- Cinepolis Universidad IMAXMonterrey -- Cinepolis Galerias Valle Oriente IMAXToluca -- Cinepolis Galerias Metepec IMAX* The NetherlandsAmsterdam -- Pathe Arena IMAX**Eindhoven -- Pathe Eindhoven IMAX**Rotterdam -- Pathe Schouwburgplein IMAX*** New ZealandAuckland -- SKYCITY IMAX Queen Street*** PolandLodz -- Orange IMAX Manufaktura*** RomaniaBucharest -- Cinema City IMAX Bucharest* South AfricaDurban -- Gateway IMAX**Pretoria -- Menlyn IMAX *** UkraineKiev - Utel IMAX** United KingdomBirmingham -- IMAX Cinema at Millennium Point**Bradford -- National Media Museum IMAX Bradford**Cardiff -- Odeon Cardiff IMAX**Gateshead -- Odeon Metrocentre IMAX**Glasgow -- Glasgow Science Centre IMAX Cinema**Greenwich -- Odeon Greenwich IMAX**London -- BFI IMAX London**Manchester -- Odeon Manchester IMAX @ The Printworks**Southampton -- Odeon Southampton IMAX**Wimbledon -- Odeon Wimbledon IMAX**
Note: Additional IMAX locations to be confirmed. **denotes earlier launch *denotes later launch
Additional theatres will be confirmed. Please check local listings or IMAX.com for final theatre listings, launch dates and show times.
About IMAX Corporation
IMAX Corporation is one of the world's leading entertainment technology companies, specializing in immersive motion picture technologies. The worldwide IMAX network is among the most important and successful theatrical distribution platforms for major event Hollywood films around the globe, with IMAX theatres delivering the world's best cinematic presentations using proprietary IMAX, IMAX(R) 3D, and IMAX DMR technology. IMAX DMR is the Company's groundbreaking digital re-mastering technology that allows it to digitally transform virtually any conventional motion picture into the unparalleled image and sound quality of The IMAX Experience. The IMAX brand is recognized throughout the world for extraordinary and immersive entertainment experiences for consumers. As of March 31, 2010, there were 438 IMAX theatres (316 commercial, 122 institutional) operating in 47 countries.