As if you needed another reason to see 'The Hobbit' this December.
Paramount will be showing the first nine minutes from Star Trek 2: Into Darkness starting December 14th on showings of The Hobbit on 500 IMAX 3-D Screens. This will be the first time exclusive footage has been played in IMAX 3D.
President of IMAX Filmed Entertainment, Greg Foster had this to say:
“Our longtime partners J.J. Abrams, Bryan Burk and the Bad Robot team have really hit it out of the park – the footage is absolutely incredibl. Their use of the IMAX Camera and canvas is sure to impress current and future Star Trek fans alike, and we’re thrilled to once again work with our friends at Paramount Pictures to offer this extended ‘first look’ at this highly anticipated summer blockbuster.”
Much like Nolan did with the Dark Knight's intro, offering IMAX fans a chance to see a portion of the movie filmed with IMAX cameras, JJ Abrams hopes to offer the same experience here. The good news for fans though is that they will be paying the premium price to get into an IMAX movie that in and of itself will be worth the price of extra admission costs and not just paying to see a Star Trek preview.
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About the Author - Jeremy Shane
Jeremy was born in a small mountain village of a strange foreign land called Weystvurginea. Banishment for liberal views saw him spend years wondering the east coast until he decided to bike to California. When he saw how long a trip it was, he drove instead. Now he's living it up in a low humidity climate, sometimes working on his photography and when not, he writes for us covering books (by way of his blog: Reading Realms), gaming, tv, movies, comics, conventions in the SoCal area, and creates a weekly webcomic: A Journey Through Skyrim. If you look for him offline, start in the L.A. area; online start at: www.jeremyshane.info for his profile and all the social networks he's on... or just follow him on twitter, he seems to be on there a lot: @jeremyshane.
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