IMAX expanding installations in France

posted by CSWalczak on April 19, 2010 at 7:30 am

PARIS, FRANCE — IMAX has signed an agreement with Gaumont-Pathé, operator of the EuroPalace theather chain, to install IMAX-branded screens in Paris, Lyon, Rouen, and Toulose.

“It is clear to us that there is a strong demand for The IMAX Experience in France, particularly with the new catalog of movies like ‘Harry Potter,’ ‘Avatar’ and Alice in Wonderland,‘” EuroPalaces’ managing director Franck Lebouchard said.

EuroPalaces boasts 74 movie theaters and 747 screens in France in addition to locations in the Netherlands and in Switzerland.

The full story is in the Hollywood Reporter.

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moviebuff82 on April 19, 2010 at 12:20 pm

This is France’s version of IMAX-lite here in AMerica. I’m sure the french won’t be happy about it.

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