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IMAX and Disney sign multi-year release contract

Star Wars: Episode VIII on an IMAX screen? Yes, please

Ben Gourlay | Apr 8, 2015 at 7:32 pm CDT (0 mins, 41 secs time to read)

Dedicated cinemagoers who live near an IMAX cinema know the massive screen and superb sound system is the ultimate way to see blockbuster film releases, and now the Walt Disney company company has signed an agreement with the company which extends a partnership which began in 2000 with the release of the first IMAX processed theatrical film - 'Fantasia 2000', for another three years.

IMAX and Disney sign multi-year release contract |

According to ComingSoon, Disney and IMAX have agreed to a contract extension out to 2017 from Disney's stable of studios including Disney, Pixar, Marvel and Lucasfilm. Titles due out over this time include eagerly awaited films such as 'Star Wars: Rogue One' and 'Star Wars: Episode VIII', 'Ant-Man', 'Captain America: Civil War', 'Guardians of the Galaxy 2', 'Toy Story 4' and the currently filming 'Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales'.

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Ben Gourlay


Ben is based in Australia and has been writing entertainment based news and reviews since 2002 and for TweakTown since 2007. A student of film, Ben brings a wide understanding of the medium to the latest happenings in entertainment circles and the latest blockbuster theatrical reviews.

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