Dolby Atmos Electrifies the Action in the Upcoming Release of 'A Good Day To Die Hard'

January 03, 2013

John McClane is heading to Red Square in Moscow and fans of the Die Hard franchise will hear all the gripping action in Dolby® AtmosTM when A Good Day to Die Hard hits theaters this winter (Hong Kong and Singapore: February 7, 2013, and in the US: February 14, 2013).

The latest in a string of major title announcements, Twentieth Century Fox has confirmed that their highly-anticipated Valentine's Day 2013 blockbuster, A Good Day to Die Hard, will be the studio's fourth major release in Dolby Atmos following Taken 2, Chasing Mavericks, and Ang Lee's Life of Pi.

Dolby Atmos, the new audio platform that has revolutionized the experience of sound in entertainment, will bring audiences into the middle of the action when John McLane (Bruce Willis), travels to Russia to help his estranged son, Jack (Jai Courtney), now a CIA operative, maneuver through a nuclear weapons terrorist situation. Dolby Atmos will bring a powerful new listening experience to the film with more natural, realistic sound that truly envelops the audience.

The fifth installment of the Die Hard franchise will be mixed in Dolby Atmos in the prestigious Zanuck Theatre postproduction facility on the Twentieth Century Fox lot.

Additionally, two new international films, Lost Place and Trance will be mixed and released in Dolby Atmos.

Lost Place, a German mystery thriller shot in 3D, follows four teens on a GPS treasure hunt who come across an abandoned US military radio tower station that was part of a secret military operation, putting the teens in danger. Scheduled for release in Germany on April 11, 2013, the film will also be screened at the Berlinale's European Film Market's in mid-February, 2013.

Re-recording mixer Holger Lehmann and Supervising Sound Editor Martin Frühmorgen will le ad the Dolby Atmos mix at the Rotor Film Babelsberg post production facility on the Studio Babelsberg lot.

Lost Place is produced by MovieBrats Films & Animation, in co-production with Dragonfly Films, NFP marketing & distribution and SPB Stereo Post Production and distributed by NFP in association with Warner Bros. World Sales being handled by Valuetainment.

Tranceis a British crime thriller that follows the hunt for a lost painting and intertwines the work of a crime gang and a hypnotherapist in a search for art that leads to trouble is scheduled for release this spring.

Trance will be mixed in Dolby Atmos at the illustrious UK Basses Pinewood Studios, Powell Theatre by Supervising Sound Editor and Sound Designer, Glenn Freemantle along with Re-recording mixers Ian Tapp and Niv Adiri. The Dolby Atmos mix is scheduled for mid-January.

Trance, produced by Fox Searchlight, will be distributed by Twentieth Century Fox internationally with Pathé distributing the film in the UK and France.

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