J.J. Abrams' 'Super 8' On 240 Imax Screens Friday

4:57 AM PST 06/06/2011 by Etan Vlessing
Courtesy of Paramount Pictures

Paramount Pictures' "Super 8" to bow on 240 Imax screens Friday, and at least 36 international screens, simultaneous with its release at the local multiplex.

TORONTO -- Paramount Pictures is to release a super-sized Super 8 this Friday on 240 domestic Imax screens, simultaneous with its North American bow.

A digitally re-mastered version of the J.J. Abrams sci-fi thriller, executive produced by Steven Spielberg, will also open on 39 Imax screens internationally, with 12 screens releasing day-and-date.

Super 8, an Amblin Entertainment/Bad Robot Production, portrays geek kids in small town America discovering alien life, and stars Kyle Chandler, Elle Fanning, Joel Courtney, Gabriel Basso, Noah Emmerich, Ron Eldard, Riley Griffiths, Ryan Lee and Zach Mills.

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