IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX; TSX:IMX) and Paramount Pictures Corporation, a unit of Viacom Inc., today announced that the sequel to J.J. Abrams’ 2009 blockbuster Star Trek, will be released in the immersive IMAX® 3D format on May 17, 2013. The film represents the second feature in the ground-breaking franchise to be released in IMAX following Star Trek, which grossed more than $375 million at the worldwide box office.
The complete press release is included after the jump.
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Update: Article updated with final box office actuals.
The box office generated strong business this weekend, with both Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted and the Ridley Scott sci-fi action prequel Prometheus carving out their own respective strong showings. Prometheus had a stronger opening day — $21.466M vs. $20.651M — but ‘Madagascar 3′ led […]
The Ridley Scott “Alien” prequel Prometheus opened to a very strong $3.56 million from Thursday midnight showings (at 1,368 theaters). That’s a very impressive number, eclipsing both MIB 3 ($1.55M) and last weekend’s “Snow White and the Huntsman” ($1.38M) by more than twofold. Including the Thursday midnights, Prometheus opened Friday to an impressive first place estimated $21.4M […]
Deadline is reporting that Universal Pictures is moving forward with development on a sequel to Rupert Sanders’ Snow White and the Huntsman. Sanders is not a lock to return — ‘Huntsman’ was his feature debut — but the studio is pursuing him for the sequel.
Snow White and the Huntsman is in theaters now and […]
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In this week’s Sci-Fi Movies Christopher Nolan discusses the final chapter of his Batman trilogy, we get new details on that G.I. Joe 2 delay, learn release dates for the next ‘Planet of the Apes’ and X-Men movies and discover new details on Prometheus and the Blade Runner sequel. All that plus much more including news on Kick-Ass 2, Thor 2, Iron Man 3, Transformers 4, Pacific Rim, Dredd, Ender’s Game and the Robocop remake along with the latest images and videos.
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Snow White and the Huntsman debuted in first place this weekend with an impressive $56.218M from 3,733 theaters. The $170M-budgeted Rupert Sanders-directed adventure film opened to $20.469M on Friday, increased 2.8% on Saturday to $21.034M and declined 30% on Sunday to $14.715M. ‘Huntsman’ topped last weekend’s “MIB 3″ ($54.593M) to become the year’s fourth best […]
Universal Pictures’ Snow White and the Huntsman opened to a better than expected first place $20.3M from 3,773 theaters on Friday en route to what should be an impressive $55-60M opening weekend. ‘Huntsman’ easily held off last week’s number 1 MIB 3 which fell to second place with an estimated $8.3M from 4,248 theaters ($91.304M […]
20th Century Fox fox has pushed back the release of Thor Freudenthal’s Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters by five months from March 15, 2013 to a new date of August 16, 2013. The studio also announced a shift for Kenneth Branagh’s Walking with Dinosaurs which will now hit theaters on December 20, 2013–two months later than […]
20th Century Fox has announced that Independence Day will be getting a full 3D post-conversion for re-release into theaters on July 3, 2013.
Directed by Roland Emmerich, the 1996 original film starred Will Smith, Bill Pullman, Jeff Goldblum and Randy Quaid and went on to gross more than $817.4M worldwide ($306.2M domestic / $511.2M […]
Updated: Article updated with final box office data.
MIB 3 opened with $55.593M Fri-Sun and added $14.662M on Memorial Day for a 4-day $69.255M from 4,248 theaters. That’s a solid debut for threequel, which opened nearly 10 years after “Men in Black II” debuted to $52.149M July 3, 2002. MIB 3 also topped the […]
The Avengers had no trouble taking care of business again this weekend, grossing $55.644M from 4,249 theaters (-100) to bring its domestic gross to $457.666M reaching the $450M mark in a record 17 days (the previous record holder was “The Dark Knight” which did it in 27 days). Next up will be fastest to […]
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In this week’s Sci-Fi Movies, we check out The Avengers box office and get a look at the Blu-ray cover art and details on the special features, get an update on Iron Man 3, learn new details on the Blade Runner sequel, get our first look at a clip from Prometheus, get updates on Beetlejuice 2 and the Highlander remake plus check in on Ender’s Game. All that plus much more, including a release date for Sin City: A Dame to Kill For and the latest images and videos.
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