Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures’ Sucker Punch 3D to release on Imax in 2011


MUMBAI: Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures’ Sucker Punch 3D will be released in Imax theaters simultaneously with its North American release on 25 March, 2011.


The action thriller is directed by Zack Snyder and is part of the previously announced agreement between Warner Bros. and Imax to release up to 20 Warner Bros. films in Imax’s format over the course of the next three and a half years.


Sucker Punch 3D will be digitally re-mastered into the image and sound quality of The Imax Experience with Imax DMR technology.


"As we have seen in the past, Zack Snyder’s films are ideally suited to Imax’s powerful format, and we’re very excited to add Sucker Punch 3D to our growing lineup of Imax releases," said Warner Bros. Pictures president domestic distribution Dan Fellman.


"The growing international Imax theater network will enable us to offer the premium Imax release of Sucker Punch 3D to a wider audience, introducing even more moviegoers to the winning combination of Zack Snyder’s vision and Imax’s powerful format," added Warner Bros. Pictures president international distribution Veronika Kwan-Rubinek.


"Zack Snyder’s unique vision and successful track-record makes him an important member of the Imax family and we’re looking forward to his next film, which we believe is a great addition to our lineup of exciting Warner Bros. films. Our digital theatre system has accelerated the growth of our theatre network and provides us with significant flexibility in the release and programming schedule in our theatres, which enables us to offer this film to even more fans of Zack Snyder and Imax," said Imax CEO Richard L. Gelfond.


"Zack Snyder embraces the Imax format in a truly unique way, and by way of his past Imax releases, he has created his own unique brand of The Imax Experience that audiences love. This is a very welcome addition to our Warner Bros. slate of "all-star" titles and we’re looking forward to opening day next March," said Imax Filmed Entertainment chairman and president Greg Foster.