‘Star Trek Beyond’ Gets an IMAX Release

Star Trek Beyond

The upcoming third film in the new of Star Trek film series, Star Trek Beyond, will be digitally remastered in IMAX and will have a July 22, 2016 IMAX release. The IMAX release was announced by Paramount Pictures, Skydance, Bad Robot and IMAX Corporation, with the companies confirming the IMAX version will be remastered using IMAX DMR® technology.

Justin Lin, the director of four Fast and Furious films, directed Star Trek Beyond. The cast includes returning Star Trek stars Chris Pine, Jon Cho, Simon Pegg, Zachary Quinto, Zoë Saldana, Karl Urban, and Anton Yelchin. New to the franchise with the upcoming film are Idris Elba, Sofia Boutella, Lydia Wilson and Joe Taslim. The writers for this third Star Trek film are listed as Roberto Orci & John D. Payne & Patrick Mckay; and Douglas Jung & Simon Pegg.

“IMAX provides a one-of-a-kind movie going experience to audiences all over the world,” said Lin. “I am excited to bring the newest journey into the Star Trek universe to its screens.”

Star Trek is an iconic franchise and IMAX is delighted to once again be a part of its world and to partner for the third time with Paramount Pictures, Skydance and Bad Robot on Star Trek Beyond,” said Greg Foster, Senior Executive Vice President, IMAX Corp. and CEO of IMAX Entertainment. “This space epic is exactly the type of event film that our exhibitor partners and fans around the world eagerly anticipate, particularly as it is so ideally suited to the IMAX format.”