As the first big blockbuster movie of the summer of 2014, it should come as no surprise that Amazing Spider-Man 2 will be released in IMAX. Judging from the first trailer for Amazing Spider-Man 2, Sony Pictures has upped the special effects and action sequences, so the film should play especially well on IMAX. Here's the official announcement from IMAX and Sony.
IMAX Corporation and Sony Pictures Entertainment have announced that The Amazing Spider-Man 2, the highly anticipated next chapter in the story of Peter Parker, will be digitally re-mastered into the immersive IMAX® 3D format and released in IMAX® theatres. The Amazing Spider-Man 2 will be released in theaters internationally beginning April 16, 2014 , and domestically on May 2, 2014 .
"After the enormous worldwide success of The Amazing Spider-Man, we're looking forward to partnering again with Marc Webb , Avi Arad , and Matt Tolmach , and our friends at Sony Pictures to offer IMAX fans around the world an opportunity to experience this highly anticipated film in the immersive IMAX 3D format," said Greg Foster , CEO of IMAX Entertainment and Senior Executive Vice President, IMAX Corp.
The IMAX release of The Amazing Spider-Man 2 will be digitally re-mastered into the image and sound quality of The IMAX 3D 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.