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Marvel’s Black Panther to Screen in 270 Degree ScreenX Format

February 12, 2018 | Posted by Jeffrey Harris
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Walt Disney Studios and CJ 4DPLEX officially announced today that the upcoming Black Panther will be the first Marvel Studios film that will receive a release in the ScreenX Format. ScreenX is a multi-projection system that provides a 270-degree panoramic film viewing experience in theaters.

Per ScreenX, the film will be screened at 101 locations in eight different countries and is part of a collaboration between Walt Disney Studios and CJ 4DPLEX. Additionally, Black Panther will also be screened globally in the immersive 4DX format, which includes motion seats and environmental effects.

The Black Panther ScreenX showings will play in Korea, China, United States, Turkey, Vietnam, Thailand, Japan and Indonesia.

Speaking on the announcement, ScreenX President of Theatrical Distribution at Walt Disney Studios, Dave Hollis, stated: “The immersive world of Wakanda is perfect for the panoramic ScreenX format, and we know from our previous collaborations with the ScreenX team that it will deliver an outstanding moviegoing experience for Black Panther.”

ScreenX executive James Kang added: “Each time Disney teams with us to convert one of their films into ScreenX or 4DX, we see a magnificent reaction at the movie theatre. As the first Marvel film in ScreenX, ‘Black Panther’ promises to elicit an amazing reaction from fans by immersing them into the Marvel Cinematic Universe at a new and thrilling level.”

More details on Black Panther in the ScreenX format and details for where it’s playing in the format are available at the official ScreenX website. There’s also some videos from director Ryan Coogler and star Chadwick Boseman speaking about the format.