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- The Grand 16 - Pier Park
Panama City Beach, FL
- AmStar 16 - Macon
- The Grand 16 - Slidell
- The Grand 18 - Winston-Salem
Winston Salem, NC
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IMAX Corporation and Southern Theatres, LLC announced an agreement this week which will result in the installations of digital IMAX® theater systems in four locations in Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, and North Carolina.
"There is significant positive buzz surrounding the IMAX brand among consumers as well as exhibitors, and for good reason," said George Solomon CEO of Southern Theatres, LLC. "More movies are being released in IMAX's format than ever before, and IMAX theatres deliver a differentiated experience that resonates with audiences, regardless of whether the presentation is 2D or 3D. This partnership represents a whole new way for Southern Theatres patrons to experience movies."
The following locations are affected by this announcement:
- The Grand 16 - Pier Park - Panama City Beach, Florida
- AmStar 16 - Macon - Macon, Georgia
- The Grand 16 - Slidell - Slidell, Louisiana
- The Grand 18 - Winston-Salem - Winston Salem, North Carolina
The theatres are expected to open in July of 2011.
The press release from IMAX Corporation listed 12 IMAX movies that are planned for release before the end of the year:
- Thor: An IMAX 3D Experience
- Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides An IMAX 3D Experience
- Super 8: The IMAX Experience
- Cars 2: An IMAX 3D Experience
- Transformers: Dark of the Moon: An IMAX 3D Experience
- Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2: An IMAX 3D Experience
- Real Steel: The IMAX Experience
- Contagion: The IMAX Experience
- Puss in Boots: An IMAX 3D Experience
- Happy Feet 2: An IMAX 3D Experience
- Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol: The IMAX Experience
- The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn: An IMAX 3D Experience
Source: IMAX Corporation Press Release
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