April 21, 2012

NEWS: The Hunger Games returns to select IMAX theaters for a limited engagement!

You may have heard or been informed by the official @TheHungerGames account on twitter or Facebook that The Hunger Games is set to be rereleased on select IMAX theaters for a limited time. But we've got full details of the report here for you. Since I'm planning to watch the movie again for my 5th time, this news definitely got me more excited.
LOS ANGELES, April 20, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — IMAX Corporation IMAX +0.48% CA:IMX +0.66%and Lionsgate LGF -1.31% today announced that due to overwhelming demand, The Hunger Games will return to more than 100 IMAX® digital theatres across North America on April 27. The film will play for a one-week special return engagement through May 3. 
The Hunger Games has grossed over $533 million globally since its launch on March 23, including $13.2 million generated from IMAX theatres in its original one week run.
“It’s wonderful that so many fans have expressed interest in seeing The Hunger Games in the immersive IMAX format, and many of these are repeat viewers,” said Lionsgate’s Motion Picture Group Co-Chair Rob Friedman, adding “We’re delighted that IMAX has been able to accommodate them through this special one week re-engagement.” 
“The Hunger Games has become a cultural phenomenon and we are thrilled to provide moviegoers with another opportunity to see this year’s most successful film in IMAX,” said Greg Foster, Chairman and President of IMAX Filmed Entertainment.
The IMAX release of The Hunger Games has been digitally re-mastered into the image and sound quality of The IMAX Experience® with proprietary IMAX DMR® (Digital Re-mastering) technology. The crystal-clear images coupled with IMAX’s customized theatre geometry and powerful digital audio create a unique environment that will make audiences feel as if they are in the movie. 
Tickets can be purchased by visiting .

How many times have you guys seen the movie? Are you planning to go see it again on IMAX?

Source: MarketWatch


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