UPDATE: IMAX have contacted us to let us know that the information below is inaccurate as has come from an unofficial source. The mention of Man of Steel being post-converted into 3D is incorrect as is the IMAX 3-D component to the story. More as we get it.
We’ve always suspected as much, but now it’s official.
IMAX have announced that Zack Snyder’s Man of Steel, next summer Superman blockbuster, will officially be an IMAX 3D Experience.
“In the pantheon of superheroes, Superman is the most recognized and revered character of all time. Clark Kent/Kal-El (Henry Cavill) is a young twenty-something journalist who feels alienated by powers beyond his imagination. Transported years ago to Earth from Krypton, a highly advanced, distant planet, Clark struggles with the ultimate question ‘Why am I here?’ Shaped by the values of his adoptive parents Martha (Diane Lane) and Jonathan Kent (Kevin Costner), Clark discovers having extraordinary abilities means making difficult decisions. When the world is in dire need of stability, an even greater threat emerges. Clark must become a Man of Steel, to protect the people he loves and shine as the world’s beacon of hope – Superman.
The IMAX release of Man of Steel will be digitally re-mastered into the image and sound quality of The IMAX 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.”
After not hearing anything from the film since the awesome banner debuted back in May, tonight we’ve had the Augmented Reality banner followed by this rather nice piece of news in the space of a few hours – not too bad.