Jim Carrey Narrates Latest IMAX(R) 3D Film Under The Sea 3D
Photo left: A Giant Cuttlefish (Sepia apama) shows off its ability to display an entire spectrum of color on its skin, in Whyalla, South Australia, for the filming of the IMAX(R) 3D film "Under the Sea 3D. Photo ® 2008 Michele Hall used with permission of Warner Bros. Entertainment.
Jim Carrey narrates this latest IMAX(R) 3D Film. Warner Bros. Documentary Adventure.
This new IMAX adventure transports moviegoers to some of the most exotic and isolated undersea locations on Earth, including Southern Australia, New Guinea and others in the Indo-Pacific region, allowing them to experience face-to-face encounters with some of the most mysterious and stunning creatures of the sea.
It offers a uniquely inspirational and entertaining way to explore the beauty and natural wonder of the oceans, as well as the impact of global climate change. In IMAX 3D, the images will literally leap off the screen and float around the theatre, putting the audience in the movie.
Warner Bros. Pictures' Next IMAX 3D Adventure Hits IMAX(R) Theatres Starting February 13, 2009
Photo left: An Australian Sea Lion becomes enchanted when it sees its reflection for the first time in the lens of the giant IMAX(R) 3D camera for the filming of the IMAX 3D film "Under the Sea 3D." Photo ® 2008 Michele Hall used with permission of Warner Bros. Entertainment.
Warner Bros. Pictures Inc. and IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq: IMAX; TSX: IMX) announced that Jim Carrey will narrate Under the Sea 3D, the third IMAX(R) 3D co-production between the two companies.
Scheduled to be released to IMAX(R) theatres beginning on February 13, 2009, Under the Sea 3D will offer an entertaining and uniquely inspirational way to explore the beauty and natural wonder of the oceans. Moviegoers will be able to experience face-to-face encounters with some of the most mysterious and stunning creatures of the sea. In IMAX 3D, the images appear to leap off the screen and float around the theatre, putting the audience IN the movie.
"Jim Carrey is a favorite of film audiences everywhere and of every generation, so he is the perfect choice to narrate this undersea adventure for moviegoers of all ages. We are also very proud to be working with IMAX to bring audiences this visually stunning film that reminds us all of the beauty and magic of our oceans, and the importance of preserving them for future generations," said Dan Fellman, President, domestic distribution, Warner Bros. Pictures.
"With his roots in Toronto, home of the world's first permanent IMAX theatre, Jim is very familiar with The IMAX Experience and we're very excited to collaborate with him on this meaningful project," said Greg Foster, Chairman and President, IMAX Filmed Entertainment. "His voice will draw people into this world of mysterious creatures and dazzling colors featured in Under the Sea 3D and we welcome him into the IMAX family."
Jim Carrey next stars in Warner Bros. Pictures' comedy Yes Man, due to be release on December 19, 2008. He previously earned Golden Globe Awards for his performances in Man on the Moon and The Truman Show. His numerous film credits also include Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Bruce Almighty, How The Grinch Stole Christmas, Liar, Liar, Batman Forever, The Mask and Ace Ventura: Pet Detective. His upcoming films include Robert Zemeckis' A Christmas Carol, in which he plays Ebenezer Scrooge and the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future.
Under the Sea 3D is filmed by award-winning director/cinematographer Howard Hall, produced by Toni Myers, executive produced by Graeme Ferguson, and produced for Howard Hall Productions by Michele Hall. In addition to the 2006 release of Deep Sea 3D, Hall, Ferguson and Myers were all part of the accomplished filmmaking team behind IMAX's first underwater 3D adventure, Into The Deep, which has grossed more than $70 million since its 1991 release.
Under the Sea 3D follows the 2006 box office hit Deep Sea 3D, which has grossed $75 million worldwide. Deep Sea 3D continues to draw audiences after more than 100 weeks in release, demonstrating the strong legs and tremendous appeal that original IMAX 3D productions have become famous for throughout the exhibition industry.
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Source: IMAX Corporation
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