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“DARK KNIGHT” PROLOGUE EXCLUSIVE TO “I AM LEGEND” AT IMAX STARTING JAN 8


Dark Knight movie teaser poster

Warner Bros. Pictures and IMAX Corporation jointly announce that Warner Bros.’ highly anticipated sci-fi thriller “I Am Legend” starring Will Smith will be shown at the IMAX Theater at the SM Mall of Asia starting Jan. 8, 2008, simultaneous with the film’s opening on the same date in conventional cinemas across the Philippines.

“I Am Legend,” which recently opened in the U.S. to a record-breaking $77.4-million, will be digitally re-mastered into the unparalleled image and sound quality of The IMAX Experience.
Preceding each IMAX screening of “Legend” will be the six-minute prologue of the new Batman film, “The Dark Knight” starring Christian Bale. The featurette shows “Dark Knight” director Christopher Nolan and director of photography Wally Pfister talking about shooting scenes in IMAX for the anticipated “Batman Begins” follow-up opening on July 16, 2008.


Will Smith in “I Am Legend”

In the U.S., “I Am Legend” opened strongly, with most shows sold out at IMAX® theatres during its debut weekend, contributing $3.2 million of the record-breaking $77.4 million that the film grossed at the domestic box office, from December 14 through Sunday, December 16. The picture opened on 77 domestic IMAX screens, posting a per screen average of $41,936. “I Am Legend” also opened on 6 international IMAX screens, bringing the worldwide IMAX estimated total to $3.4 million.

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January 3, 2008 - Posted by | movies | , , ,

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