BEIJING, June 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- IMAX China Holding, Inc. (HKSE: 1970) today announced that Dying to Survive will be digitally remastered into the IMAX® format and released in IMAX® theatres across China on July 6. The film is produced by Dirty Monkeys Studios, Beijing Joy Leader Culture Communication Co. Ltd., Huanxi Media Group Limited, Beijing Jingxi Culture &Tourism Co., Ltd, Beijing Universe Cultural Development Co., Ltd, Beijing Talent International Film Company Limited, and distributed by Beijing Jingxi Culture &Tourism Co., Ltd.
Dying to Survive is directed by Muye Wen, with Hao Ning and Zheng Xu as Executive Producers, the later also participated in acting in the film. It stars a group of renowned actors and actresses, including Zheng Xu, Yiwei Zhou, Eric Wang, Zhuo Tan, Yu Zhang, Xinming Yang. Both Hao Ning and Zheng Xu have previously cooperated with IMAX in a director capacity. This time, along with Director Muye Wen, they chose to collaborate with IMAX to provide audiences the best movie-going experience.
The highly realistic and localized story is a highlight of this film. It is about Yong Cheng, a shopkeeper of a God Oil store with an ordinary everyday life. One day, an uninvited guest comes and changes Yong Cheng's life, making him the exclusive agent of an Indian generic drug 'Ge Lie Ning'. With large profits, his life changes dramatically and he is labeled as 'God of Drug' by his patients. Nonetheless, a battle of salvation begins.
"With a phenomenal cast and team of filmmakers, Dying to Survive is receiving incredible word of mouth and we're confident it will be a crowd-pleasing experience in IMAX," said Greg Foster, CEO of IMAX Entertainment and Senior Executive Vice President, IMAX Corp.
The IMAX release of Dying to Survive will be digitally re-mastered into 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.
About IMAX China
IMAX China is a subsidiary of IMAX Corporation, and is incorporated under the laws of Cayman Islands. IMAX China was established by IMAX Corporation specifically to oversee the expansion of IMAX's business throughout Greater China. IMAX China trades on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange under the stock code "HK.1970."
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 additional offices in London, Dublin, Tokyo, and Shanghai. As of March 31, 2018, there were 1,382 IMAX theater systems (1,286 commercial multiplexes, 12 commercial destinations, 84 institutional) operating in 77 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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