IMAX Scores “Predator,” “Maze” & Marvel Deal

IMAX Corporation and 20th Century Fox have jointly announced that the companies have signed a new multi-picture agreement which includes four key tentpoles from Fox’s upcoming slate.

Those four films? “Maze Runner: The Death Cure,” Shane Black’s “Predator,” Robert Rodriguez and James Cameron’s “Alita: Battle Angel” and the studio’s currently untitled Marvel film. All of these will be digitally re-mastered into the immersive IMAX format and released in IMAX theatres worldwide.

Greg Foster, CEO of IMAX Entertainment says in a statement: “After sharing success with such recent box-office hits as the global phenomenon ‘Deadpool,’ we are thrilled to sweeten the existing deal with our friends and partners at Twentieth Century Fox by providing IMAX fans worldwide a selection of the studio’s most exciting upcoming blockbusters. With this agreement, we look forward to expanding our partnership with Fox and together offer fans around the world IMAX’s one-of-a-kind movie-going experience.”

“Maze Runner: The Death Cure” is set to open January 12th 2018, “Predator” hits February 9th 2018, “Alita: Battle Angel” follows on July 20th 2018, and the untitled Marvel film has yet to be scheduled.

Source: IMAX