Sony Pictures has officially announced this morning that The Amazing Spider-Man 2 will be getting an IMAX 3D release next year. You can read more about it in the press release below.
IMAX Corporation and Sony Pictures Entertainment today announced that The Amazing Spider-Man 2™, the highly anticipated next chapter in the story of Peter Parker, will be digitally re-mastered into the immersive IMAX® 3D format and released in IMAX® theatres. The Amazing Spider-Man 2 will be released in theaters internationally beginning April 16, 2014 , and domestically on May 2, 2014 .
“After the enormous worldwide success of The Amazing Spider-Man, we’re looking forward to partnering again with Marc Webb , Avi Arad , and Matt Tolmach , and our friends at Sony Pictures to offer IMAX fans around the world an opportunity to experience this highly anticipated film in the immersive IMAX 3D format,” said Greg Foster , CEO of IMAX Entertainment and Senior Executive Vice President, IMAX Corp.
The IMAX release of The Amazing Spider-Man 2 will be digitally re-mastered into the image and sound quality of The IMAX 3D 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.
In addition, it has been revealed that Spider-Man himself will be swinging into Times Square for the annual Times Square Ball Drop on New Year’s Eve. That’s not all though, Sony will also screen all new footage from the upcoming sequel on the Time Square video screens and in the live broadcast to mark the webhead’s appearance.
Opening in theaters on May 2, 2014, The Amazing Spider-Man 2 stars Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx, Dane DeHaan, Colm Feore, Paul Giamatti, Sally Field, Chris Cooper, B.J. Novak and Sarah Gadon.