Los Angeles, CA -- IMAX Corporation (NASDAQ: IMAX; TSX: IMX) and The Walt Disney Studios announced today that the IMAX release of TRON: Legacy, a 3D high-tech adventure about a father and son who embark on a life-and-death journey across a visually stunning cyber universe, features more than 43 minutes of footage specifically designed to take advantage of the premium IMAX Experience®. Seven sequences on The Grid expand on the IMAX screen, thereby allowing audiences to become even more immersed in the massive scope and scale of TRON: Legacy, only in IMAX® 3D.
The film has been digitally re-mastered into the unparalleled image and sound quality of The IMAX Experience through proprietary IMAX® DMR technology. With crystal-clear images, laser-aligned digital sound and maximized field of view, IMAX provides the world's most immersive movie experience.
TRON: Legacy will be released to IMAX theatres simultaneously with the film's wide release next Friday, December 17th. The film will open on 234 IMAX 3D screens domestically and on at least 101 IMAX screens internationally, 55 of which will open next Friday, with the other runs debuting over the following weeks. Additional international playdates are expected to be booked in coming days.