BIRMINGHAM, Ala., May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX) (TSX: IMX) and Cobb Theatres, the highly respected US-based exhibitor recognized nationwide for operating first-class entertainment venues, announced an agreement to open a new IMAX® theatre system in Cobb's Dolphin 19 in Miami, Florida. The Dolphin 19 debuted their IMAX system on May 10th, 2011, featuring Thor in IMAX 3D.
Upcoming IMAX releases include: Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides – An IMAX 3D Experience, Super 8 : An IMAX Experience and Cars 2: An IMAX 3D Experience.
" Miami is a city known for placing a premium on entertainment. We're thrilled to bring Cobb's high-end amenities and the IMAX immersive theater experience to our discerning guests in town," said Jeremy Welman chief operating officer, Cobb Theatres.The Dolphin 19 & IMAX® is located at 11471 NW 12 Street in Miami, FL. Besides IMAX, this theatre features 100% digital projection, stadium seating in high-back rockers, an extensive food menu and Internet or Kiosk ticketing in the lobby. About Cobb Theatres Cobb Theatres, based in Birmingham, Ala., is a progressive motion picture exhibitor operating 222 screens at 18 locations throughout the Southeastern United States. We are committed to being the leader in providing the ultimate entertainment experience, while maintaining a rich heritage of family values and integrity. Consistently surpassing our guests' expectations is a natural outgrowth of our dedication to empowering team members to deliver excellence in guest service. CineBistro, the premiere cinema and dinner-in-a-movie concept, created by Cobb Theatres is currently being developed around the country and have six locations operating in Tampa FL, Miami FL, Vail CO, Hampton VA and Richmond VA. For more information on Cobb Theatres or CineBistro, visit www.cobbtheatres.com or www.cobbcinebistro.com. About IMAX Corporation IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX; TSX: IMX) is one of the world's leading entertainment technology companies, specializing in immersive motion picture technologies. The worldwide IMAX network is among the most important and successful theatrical distribution platforms for major event Hollywood films around the globe, with IMAX® theatres delivering the world's best cinematic presentations using proprietary IMAX, IMAX 3D, and IMAX DMR® technology. IMAX DMR is the Company's groundbreaking digital re-mastering technology that allows it to digitally transform virtually any conventional motion picture into the unparalleled image and sound quality of The IMAX Experience. The IMAX brand is recognized throughout the world for extraordinary and immersive entertainment experiences for consumers.