The Amazing Spider-Man 2 will arriving in theaters next Summer. The 2014 sequel has gained a lot of momentum in the past week thanks to the film's first trailer. While today's update is not as major as say a preview or a casting update, it does however effects The Amazing Spider-Man 2's marketing. Thanks to the The New York Time, Sony Pictures has announced that The Amazing Spider-Man 2 will be heading to IMAX screens in IMAX 3D. Sony Pictures released the following statement (courtesy of Superherohype):
IMAX Corporation and Sony Pictures Entertainment today 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.
Directed by Marc Webb, The Amazing Spider-Man 2 sees Peter Parker (Andrew Garfield) living two lives: a graduating high school student and the web swinging hero Spider-Man. With the city loving his heroism and girlfriend Gwen Stacy (Emma Stone) at his side, what could possibly go wrong for? Well things are going to take a drastic turn when a new enemy named Electro (Jamie Foxx) emerges. Peter quickly discovers the tough responsibility his enemies will create, which includes his greatest foe: Oscorp. Along with Garfield, Stone and Foxx, the movie also stars Dane DeHaan, Paul Giamatti, Embeth Davidz, Campbell Scott, Colm Feore, Sally Fields and Chris Cooper.
See the next installment of The Amazing Spider-Man when the film hit theaters, and IMAX screens, on May 2,2014.