IMAX announced today that Paramount Pictures’ Paranormal Activity 2, the follow-up to the hit supernatural thriller released in 2009, will be released to 161 digital IMAX theatres in domestic and international areas, on October 22nd, simultaneously with the film’s release. The film’s limited IMAX release will be digitally re-mastered into the image and sound quality of The IMAX Experience with IMAX DMR technology.
“Paramount has delivered another great movie that we believe will really resonate with IMAX fans,” said IMAX CEO Richard L. Gelfond. “The growth of our digital theatre network has allowed us greater flexibility in programming, and we’re very pleased to bring this highly anticipated sequel to the ever-increasing IMAX audience.”
“We are thrilled to partner with Paramount Pictures for Paranormal Activity 2, a film that will be a terrifying treat for IMAX audiences,” said IMAX Filmed Entertainment chairman Greg Foster. “We look forward to sharing the next installment of this highly anticipated movie for a limited two-week run that includes the Halloween weekend.”
From Paramount Pictures, Paranormal Activity 2 is produced by Jason Blum and Oren Peli, with story by Michael R. Perry, who co-wrote the screenplay with Christopher Landon, and directed by Tod Williams.