BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., March 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Warner Bros. Pictures' highly anticipated Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, starring Oscar winner Ben Affleck (Argo) as Batman/Bruce Wayne and Henry Cavill as Superman/Clark Kent, will be released worldwide on RealD's expansive platform, which now includes more than 28,000 3D-enabled screens in 72 countries.
As the world's leading 3D cinema system, no company has been more instrumental in perfecting, promoting or providing premium quality 3D experiences to audiences worldwide than RealD, celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. Over the past decade, moviegoers have chosen RealD 3D in purchasing more than 1.5 billion tickets to more than 200 major motion pictures.
"Audiences worldwide who have embraced 3D moviegoing in a major way are eagerly awaiting the RealD release of Batman V. Superman: Dawn of Justice," said Anthony Marcoly, President of Worldwide Cinema for RealD. "Last summer's resurgence of strong 3D programming has continued into 2016, and we could not be more excited about the line-up of upcoming event titles, such as Jungle Book, Ghostbusters, Captain America: Civil War, Independence Day: Resurgence and Alice Through The Looking Glass, just to name a few. We are thrilled and proud that our technology is helping audiences experience these incredible motion pictures with the premium visual quality that RealD offers."
RealD-enabled theaters offer an enhanced visual experience for consumers looking for a more engaging visual dynamic to their day or night at the movies. Advance tickets for RealD equipped theaters can be purchased at all major online ticketing sites.
ABOUT BATMAN V. SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE
Fearing the actions of a god-like Super Hero left unchecked, Gotham City's own formidable, forceful vigilante takes on Metropolis's most revered, modern-day savior, while the world wrestles with what sort of hero it really needs. And with Batman and Superman at war with one another, a new threat quickly arises, putting mankind in greater danger than it's ever known before.
Directed by Zack Snyder, the film stars Oscar winner Ben Affleck (Argo), Henry Cavill; Oscar nominees Amy Adams (American Hustle), Jesse Eisenberg (The Social Network), Diane Lane (Unfaithful), and Laurence Fishburne (What's Love Got to Do with It); Oscar winners Jeremy Irons (Reversal of Fortune) and Holly Hunter (The Piano); and Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman/Diana Prince.
Snyder directed from a screenplay written by Chris Terrio and David S. Goyer, based on characters from DC Comics, including Batman, created by Bob Kane with Bill Finger, and Superman, created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster. The film is produced by Charles Roven and Deborah Snyder, with Wesley Coller, Geoff Johns and David S. Goyer serving as executive producers.
Warner Bros. Pictures presents, an Atlas Entertainment/Cruel and Unusual production, a Zack Snyder film, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. The film will be distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company. The film opens nationwide in RealD 3D, and in 2D, and in select IMAX 3D theaters on March 25, 2016.
This film has been rated PG-13 by the MPAA for intense sequences of violence and action throughout, and some sensuality. www.batmanvsupermandawnofjustice.com
About RealD Inc.
RealD is a leading global licensor of 3D and other visual technologies. RealD is the world's most widely used 3D technology and our extensive intellectual property portfolio is used in applications and products that enable a premium viewing experience in the theatre, the home and elsewhere.
RealD has offices in Beverly Hills, Boulder, London, Moscow, Shanghai, Beijing, Hong Kong and Tokyo. For more information, please visit our website at www.reald.com.
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