'Interstellar' Offers Oculus Rift Sneak Peek

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The controversial marketing campaign for Christopher Nolan's film continues pushing boundaries

Audiences can get an early look at Interstellar in a unique way.

A sneak peek at the highly anticipated Christopher Nolan film will be available as part of an Oculus Rift traveling exhibit. The four-city tour is a partnership between Paramount and Imax and begins Oct. 6 in NYC.

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Participants will be able to use Oculus Rift virtual-reality headsets to simulate zero-gravity atmosphere. The exhibit is free, hitting the AMC City Walk in L.A. from Oct. 26-28.

The film stars Matthew McConaughey, Jessica Chastain, Anne Hathaway and Michael Caine in the story of a group of explorers who use a wormhole to improve space travel. 

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Paramount releases the film nationwide Nov. 7, following a controversial advance release Nov. 5 in theaters still showing 35mm and 70mm film formats.

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