24 Nov 2015 7:15 PM +00:00 UTC

Star Trek Beyond IMAX Theatrical Release Plans Announced

Paramount Pictures, Bad Robot, Skydance, and IMAX Corporationofficially announced IMAX theatrical release plans for Star Trek Beyond today.

"IMAX provides a one-of-a-kind movie going experience to audiences all over the world," said director Justin Lin in a press release. "I am excited to bring the newest journey into the 'STAR TREK' universe to its screens."

Star Trek Beyond's IMAX® release will be digitally re-mastered into the image and sound quality of The IMAX Experience® with proprietary IMAX DMR® (Digital Re-mastering) technology.

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"'STAR TREK' is an iconic franchise and IMAX is delighted to once again be a part of its world and to partner for the third time with Paramount Pictures, Skydance and Bad Robot on 'STAR TREK BEYOND,'" said Greg Foster, Senior Executive Vice President, IMAX Corp. and CEO of IMAX Entertainment. "This space epic is exactly the type of event film that our exhibitor partners and fans around the world eagerly anticipate, particularly as it is so ideally suited to the IMAX format."

The film stars Jon Cho, Simon Pegg, Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Zoë Saldana, Karl Urban and Anton Yelchin. Idris Elba, Sofia Boutella, Lydia Wilson and Joe Taslim are joining the cast.

Star Trek Beyond will be released in U.S. theaters on July 22, 2016.