RoboCop Charges Into IMAX Theaters Worldwide On February 7
IMAX Corporation, along with MGM. and Sony Pictures, today announced that RoboCop will be digitally re-mastered into the immersive IMAX® format and released into IMAX® theatres worldwide beginning Feb. 7! Hit the jump to check out more!
Today Greg Foster, CEO of IMAX Entertainment and Senior Executive Vice President, of IMAX Corp. said, “Jose Padilha has re-imagined this story in an exciting new way and we’re thrilled to partner with MGM and Sony to bring it to audiences worldwide in the most immersive format – IMAX.”
In RoboCop, the year is 2029 and multinational conglomerate OmniCorp is at the center of robot technology. Their drones are winning American wars around the globe and now they want to bring this technology to the home front. Alex Murphy is a loving husband, father and good cop doing his best to stem the tide of crime and corruption in Detroit. After he is critically injured in the line of duty, OmniCorp utilizes their remarkable science of robotics to save Alex’s life. He returns to the streets of his beloved city with amazing new abilities, but with issues a regular man has never had to face before.
RoboCop will be directed by Jose Padilha and star Joel Kinnaman (The Killing) in the lead role of Alex Murphy/Robocop. The film also stars: Gary Oldman, Samuel L. Jackson, Michael Kenneth Williams, Jennifer Ehle, Jay Baruchel and Abbie Cornish. The remake will be in theaters February 7th, 2013.
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