Nominated for 14 Academy Awards®, including Best Picture
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ – Jan. 31, 2017 – IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX) announced that Lionsgate’s (NYSE:LGF.A, LGF.B) highly acclaimed award-winning original musical La La Land, from writer/director Damien Chazelle and starring Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling, will receive a special engagement in select IMAX® theatres domestically. The film will open at IMAX® Theatre at Tropicana beginning Feb. 3 through Feb. 9, 2017. Tickets are on sale today at 4 p.m. at www.ticketmaster.com.
Internationally, the film opened in IMAX theatres in South Korea in December 2016 and will continue rolling out in other international territories over the next several months.
“The beautiful presentation of La La Land in IMAX took my breath away,” said director Damien Chazelle. “I cannot wait for audiences to see the work of all the talented crafts-people who helped bring this story to life — the music, sound, production design, costumes, performances — everything explodes in IMAX.”
La La Land is nominated for 14 Academy Awards®, including Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Director, and Best Picture. The film received seven Golden Globes® nominations, more than any other film, winning all 7 awards including Best Picture, and was also named Best Picture by the New York Film Critics Circle. Most recently, Emma Stone won Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role for her role as Mia at the 23rd annual Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday night.
The IMAX® release of La La Land will be shown in its digitally re-mastered format, which includes the image and sound quality of The IMAX 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.
The IMAX Theatre at Tropicana is located at Brighton and Boardwalk in Atlantic City. For information on tickets and show times, please visit the website at www.tropicana.net.
About La La Land:
La La Land tells the story of Mia (Emma Stone), an aspiring actress, and Sebastian (Ryan Gosling), a dedicated jazz musician, who are struggling to make ends meet in a city known for crushing hopes and breaking hearts. Set in modern day Los Angeles, this original musical about everyday life explores the joy and pain of pursuing your dreams. The film is written and directed by Academy Award® nominee Damien Chazelle.
About IMAX Corporation
IMAX, an innovator in entertainment technology, combines proprietary software, architecture and equipment to create experiences that take you beyond the edge of your seat to a world you’ve never imagined. Top filmmakers and studios are utilizing IMAX theatres to connect with audiences in extraordinary ways, and, as such, IMAX’s network is among the most important and successful theatrical distribution platforms for major event films around the globe.
IMAX is headquartered in New York, Toronto and Los Angeles, with offices in London, Tokyo, Shanghai and Beijing. As of Sep. 30, 2016, there were 1,145 IMAX theatres (1,037 commercial multiplexes, 16 commercial destinations and 92 institutions) in 74 countries. On Oct. 8, 2015, shares of IMAX China, a subsidiary of IMAX Corp., began trading on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange under the stock code “HK.1970.”
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About IMAX Theatre at Tropicana
IMAX® Theatre at Tropicana is the region’s only official Certified Giant Screen theatre with a bigger, bolder, better viewing experience. Moviegoers receive a discounted parking rate of $5 in the Tropicana enclosed self park garage. Must obtain voucher when picking up tickets from IMAX Box Office. For group sales please contact Madelyn at 609-340-4045 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The IMAX Theatre at Tropicana is located on the third level of the Quarter in the Tropicana Atlantic City in Atlantic City, NJ.
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About Tropicana Atlantic City
Tropicana Atlantic City is a 24-hour gaming destination located on the beach and Boardwalk. Featuring 2,047 rooms and suites and home of The Quarter, a 200,000 square foot entertainment complex, Tropicana is the premier resort in Atlantic City. With 24 restaurants, 25 shops, 18 bars and lounges, 2 pools, an IMAX Theatre, and a spa, Tropicana is consistently rated as a “Must-See Attraction” in Atlantic City. More than $90 million in recent property renovations have introduced new guest accommodations in the North and Havana Towers, the spectacular Multimedia Light and Sound Show, the addition of AtlantiCare LifeCenter Fitness and a new High Limit Slot Area.
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