LONGUEUIL, QC, Dec. 7 /PRNewswire/ - D-BOX Technologies Inc. (DBO.A on the TSX Venture Exchange), a leader in innovative motion technology, announced today that it has reached a third agreement with Sony Pictures Entertainment ("Sony Pictures"), to feature D-BOX Motion CodeTM with The Green Hornet in select theatres on January 14, 2011. The film will also be available in 3D with D-BOX in select theatres for the extra experience. The deal follows successful partnerships on the blockbuster films 2012 and Resident Evil:Afterlife.
"This represents our third movie already with studio giant Sony Pictures, which is an oath to the trust they put in our immersive motion technology," said Chief Executive Officer of D-BOX Technologies, Claude Mc Master. "We are pleased to be adding this great movie to our list."
ABOUT THE GREEN HORNET
In the 3D action-comedy The Green Hornet, Britt Reid (Seth Rogen) is the son of Los Angeles' most prominent and respected media magnate and perfectly happy to maintain a directionless existence on the party scene - until his father (Tom Wilkinson) mysteriously dies, leaving Britt his vast media empire. Striking an unlikely friendship with one of his father's more industrious and inventive employees, Kato (Jay Chou), they see their chance to do something meaningful for the first time in their lives: fight crime. To get close to the criminals, they come up with the perfect cover: they'll pose as criminals themselves. Protecting the law by breaking it, Britt becomes the vigilante The Green Hornet as he and Kato hit the streets. Using all his ingenuity and skill, Kato builds the ultimate in advanced retro weaponry, Black Beauty, an indestructible car equal parts firepower and horsepower. Rolling in a mobile fortress on wheels and striking the bad guys with Kato's clever gadgets, The Green Hornet and Kato quickly start making a name for themselves, and with the help of Britt's new secretary, Lenore Case (Cameron Diaz), they begin hunting down the man who controls LA's gritty underworld: Benjamin Chudnofsky (Christoph Waltz). But Chudnofsky has plans of his own: to swat down The Green Hornet once and for all. The film is directed by Michel Gondry. The screenplay is by Seth Rogen & Evan Goldberg, based upon "The Green Hornet" radio series created by George W. Trendle. The producer is Neal H. Moritz.
For more information about The Green Hornet, visit http://www.sonypictures.com/movies/thegreenhornet/site. For a complete listing of theatres offering the D-BOX experience and a guide to new movies, visit www.d-box.com.
About Sony Pictures Entertainment
Sony Pictures Entertainment is a subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America (SCA), a subsidiary of Tokyo-based Sony Corporation. SPE's global operations encompass motion picture production and distribution; television production and distribution; digital content creation and distribution; worldwide channel investments; home entertainment acquisition and distribution, operation of studio facilities; development of new entertainment products, services and technologies; and distribution of filmed entertainment in more than 130 countries. Sony Pictures Entertainment can be found on the World Wide Web at http://www.sonypictures.com.
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D-BOX Technologies designs and manufactures leading edge high-technology motion systems mainly suited to the needs of the entertainment industry. With its unique, patented technology, D-BOX Motion CodeTM, uses motion effects specifically programmed for each film, TV series or video game, which are sent to a motion generating system integrated within either a platform or a seat. The resulting motion is perfectly synchronized with all onscreen action, creating an unmatched realistic, immersive experience. To date, D-BOX Motion CodeTM is available on more than 900 titles.
Accordingly, many prominent Hollywood studios have started embedding D-BOX Motion CodeTM on selected high definition Blu-rayTM and theatrical releases. By reaching agreements with the leaders of both the motion picture and gaming industries, D-BOX's award-winning motion technology is gradually proving itself as a new global standard in the entertainment world. D-BOX is a publicly traded company listed on the TSX Venture exchange under the symbol DBO.A. For further information please see www.d-box.com. D-BOX® is a registered trademark and D-BOX Motion CodeTM is a trademark of D-BOX Technologies Inc. Other names are for informational purposes only and may be trademarks of their respective owners.
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