Lionsgate’s ‘Gods of Egypt’ headed for IMAX 3D release

Gods-of-Egypt-Nikolaj-Coster-Waldau-trailer-still1Lionsgate has announced the upcoming epic film Gods of Egypt will release to IMAX 3D when it releases to US theaters and select international cinemas on February 26th. The film has been digitally re-mastered for the immersive The IMAX Experience with the company’s proprietary IMAX DMR technology.

“We’re delighted to extend our partnership with IMAX to release Gods of Egypt in the uniquely immersive IMAX format that will showcase its spectacular visual effects and help create a major motion picture event for audiences around the world,” said Lionsgate Motion Picture Group Co-Chairs Rob Friedman and Patrick Wachsberger.

“We always strive to provide IMAX fans with entertaining content year round, and we believe Gods of Egypt fits the bill,” said Greg Foster, Senior Executive Vice President, IMAX Corp. and CEO of IMAX Entertainment.

Other films slated for release to IMAX 3D theaters include The Divergent Series: Allegiant (2016) and Deepwater Horizon (2016).

About Gods of Egypt
In this spectacular action-adventure, the survival of mankind hangs in the balance as an unexpected mortal hero Bek [Brenton Thwaites] undertakes a thrilling journey to save the world and rescue his true love. In order to succeed, he must enlist the help of the powerful god Horus [Nikolaj Coster-Waldau] in an unlikely alliance against Set [Gerard Butler], the merciless god of darkness, who has usurped Egypt’s throne, plunging the once peaceful and prosperous empire into chaos and conflict. As their breathtaking battle against Set and his henchmen takes them into the afterlife and across the heavens, both god and mortal must pass tests of courage and sacrifice if they hope to prevail in the spectacular final confrontation.

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