Game Of Thrones Becomes First TV Series To Show On IMAX Screens

Game Of Thrones Becomes First TV Series To Show On IMAX Screens

We already know Game of Thrones is big and anticipation for it’s next season grows daily. Today, it appears things are going to get alot bigger, with HBO becoming the first television network to feature its programming in IMAX theatres, showing two episodes from season four of Game of Thrones followed by the eagerly anticipated worldwide debut of an exclusively created sneak-peek trailer for IMAX of season five.

Episode nine, “The Watchers on the Wall” and Episode 10, “The Children” will be digitally re-mastered into the image and sound quality of The IMAX Experience. Along with the exclusive season 5 trailer, the release will take place in around 150 IMAX theaters accross the country for one week through January 29th.

Game of Thrones iMax coming soon

Game of Thrones ©Courtesy HBO

The critically acclaimed fantasy series will see it’s 5th season air on the HBO network this year. Taking things to the big screen, just seems right. “The cinematic brilliance and grand scope of the series is perfect for the IMAX format,” said Pamela Levine, chief marketing officer at HBO. “We are always looking to provide fans with new and exciting ways to experience the show and viewing two key episodes, along with the new trailer, on such an impressive platform makes for a great event.”

Greg Foster, Senior Executive Vice President, IMAX Corp. and CEO of IMAX Entertainment said of the venture, “The scope and production quality of the show is quite remarkable, which will be highlighted even further in select IMAX locations – allowing fans, as never before, to become a part of author George R. R. Martin’s world that David Benioff and D. B. Weiss created for HBO. It has the action, storyline and epic nature that our fans seek in IMAX and we’re thrilled to team with HBO and our longtime partners at Warner Brothers to offer audiences a chance to experience it in the ultimate theatre setting joined by other fans of the series.”

Fans interested in seeing GOT in IMAX can find out more and purchase tickets in the next coming days at www.imax.com

GAME OF THRONES begins its ten-episode fifth season SUNDAY, APRIL 12 (9:00-10:00 p.m.) on HBO.

Photo: Game Of Thrones ©HBO

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