RoboCop gets IMAX Release. José Padilha‘s RoboCop (2014) will be released in US theaters in regular theatrical format and IMAX. The film was not shot in native IMAX but will be digitally re-mastered for the IMAX format.
The official press release for RoboCop‘s IMAX release:
LOS ANGELES – Sept. 19, 2013 – IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX; TSX:IMX), along with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures Inc. and Sony Pictures Entertainment, today announced that the upcoming film RoboCop will be digitally re-mastered into the immersive IMAX® format and released into IMAX® theatres worldwide beginning Feb. 7.
We previously published these RoboCop articles:
Robocop stars Joel Kinnaman, Abbie Cornish, Michael Keaton, Jackie Earle Haley, Samuel L. Jackson, Hugh Laurie, Gary Oldman, Douglas Urbanski, WBBrown II, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Jennifer Ehle, Michael Kenneth Williams, Jay Baruchel, John Paul Ruttan, Zach Grenier, Melanie Scrofano, and Miguel Ferrer.
RoboCop plot synopsis: “In RoboCop, the year is 2029 and multinational conglomerate OmniCorp is at the center of robot technology. Their drones are winning American wars around the globe and now they want to bring this technology to the home front. Alex Murphy is a loving husband, father and good cop doing his best to stem the tide of crime and corruption in Detroit. After he is critically injured in the line of duty, OmniCorp utilizes their remarkable science of robotics to save Alex’s life. He returns to the streets of his beloved city with amazing new abilities, but with issues a regular man has never had to face before.
Director José Padilha (Elite Squad) reimagines the tale of part man, part machine, all cop starring Joel Kinnaman (The Killing) as the title character, Gary Oldman (The Dark Knight Rises) as the scientist who creates RoboCop, and Samuel L. Jackson (The Avengers) as media mogul Pat Novak. RoboCop is being produced by Strike Entertainment’s Marc Abraham and Eric Newman, with Eric Carraro as Executive Producer. The film is currently in pre-production and slated for a summer 2013 release.”
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