The Ridley Scott-directed film's domestic IMAX run is set for one week beginning October 30, with some international IMAX dates opening mid-October through November.
LOS ANGELES -- In response to widespread demand and box-office success, IMAX Corporation and 20th Century Fox have announced that Fox's global box-office smash hit, The Martian, directed by Ridley Scott and starring Matt Damon, will receive a special limited-time engagement in IMAX 3D theatres domestically, as well as in China and across other select international markets.
The film's domestic IMAX run is set for one week beginning October 30, with some international IMAX dates opening mid-October through November.
“With unprecedented demand from exhibition to put this film on IMAX screens, we are excited to offer audiences the opportunity to see The Martian in these venues,” said Chris Aronson, President of Domestic Distribution, 20th Century Fox.
“With great word-of-mouth and box-office success, audiences worldwide have clearly responded to The Martian in a visceral way,” said Greg Foster, Senior Executive Vice President, IMAX Corp. and CEO of IMAX Entertainment. “Together with our partners at Fox, along with master filmmaker Ridley Scott, we are excited to bring The Martian to IMAX fans around the world for this special IMAX 3D engagement.”
The IMAX 3D release of The Martian is shown in its digitally re-mastered format, which includes the image and sound quality of The IMAX 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.
Source: IMAX Corporation