Spielberg productions headed to IMAX in new deal with Paramount

Steven Spielberg movies are always big, but this year, they’re going to be even bigger. Two of his latest big-screen productions as well as his latest directorial effort are all getting super-sized for IMAX.
clearpxl In a new deal with Paramount, IMAX screens are going to showcase Steven Spielberg’s highly-anticipated “Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn,” his first film since 2008’s “Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull,” along with Michael Bay’s “Transformers: Dark of the Moon” and J.J. Abrams’ “Super 8,” both of which the “E.T.” creator serves as Executive Producer.
Also included in the deal is the interestingly titled “Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol,” the fourth installment in the Tom Cruise-starring franchise. Director Brad Bird, who also helmed “The Incredibles” for Pixar, filmed some of the action sequences using IMAX cameras.
“Super 8,” starring Elle Fanning, Kyle Chandler, and Amanda Michalka, hits theaters on June 10th, while “Transformers: Dark of the Moon” is slated for July 1st. “Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol” is currently set for December 16th, while “Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn,” starring Jamie Bell and Daniel Crag, hits theaters December 23rd.
Along with being formatted for the giant screen, “Transformers: Dark of the Moon” and “Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn” are currently set to be shown in 3D.