IMAX Corporation and Summit Entertainment will release "The Twilight Saga: Eclipse", third film in the studio's "Twilight" franchise and second feature lensed in Vancouver, to IMAX(R) theatres simultaneously with the film's launch June 30, 2010.Directed by David "Hard Candy" Slade, starring Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson and Taylor Lautner, "The Twilight Saga: Eclipse" will be digitally re-mastered into the image/sound quality of 'The IMAX Experience' using proprietary 'IMAX DMR(R)' (Digital Re-mastering) technology.
The imaging coupled with IMAX's customized theatre geometry and digital audio will create a 'unique' environment that will make audiences feel as if they are 'in' the vampiric teen romance.
"'Twilight' moviegoers will have a whole new way to experience this next installment of the series, with the enhanced image and sound quality of The IMAX Experience putting them IN the movie," confirmed Richie Fay, Summit Entertainment President, Domestic Theatrical Distribution.
"We're very excited to work with our new partners at Summit Entertainment," added Greg Foster, Chairman, President IMAX Filmed Entertainment, "to transport the very loyal and enthusiastic 'Twilight' fans into the world of the 'Volturi' via The IMAX Experience".
"...In 'The Twilight Saga: Eclipse', 'Bella' once again finds herself surrounded by danger as Seattle is ravaged by a string of mysterious killings and a malicious vampire continues her quest for revenge. In the midst of it all, she is forced to choose between her love for 'Edward' and her friendship with 'Jacob' -- knowing that her decision has the potential to ignite the ageless struggle between vampire and werewolf..."