: Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa Run Extended at IMAX Theatres

2008-09-08, 12:29 PM
IMAX Corporation and DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. today announced that the IMAX release of Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa has been extended to include the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday, and will now run into December.

Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa will be digitally re-mastered for IMAX and play for a full run in IMAX theatres, including select new Digital theatres, which began rolling out this summer.

"Madagascar was a huge hit with moviegoers, and we are pleased to extend the run time of this highly anticipated sequel in IMAX theatres into the Thanksgiving and holiday season," added Greg Foster, Chairman and President of IMAX Filmed Entertainment.

Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa joins four other DreamWorks Animation movies previously announced and slated for release in the IMAX format, including Kung Fu Panda, which was released on June 6, 2008, as well as the studio's first three 3D titles, Monsters vs. Aliens (March 2009), How to Train Your Dragon (March 2010), and Shrek Goes Fourth (May 2010).

2008-10-06, 04:45 PM
I really want to watch this but the nearest theatre is hours away from where I am right now. I guess I'll have to wait for the DVD release.