Roland Emmerich’s ‘White House Down’ Headed to Imax Internationally
AMSTERDAM -- Imax has join with Sony Pictures Releasing to digitally super-size Roland Emmerich’s White House Down for an international release.
The Channing Tatum and Jamie Foxx-starring action thriller -- in which the presidential residence comes under attack by paramilitary thugs -- will be released in Imax theaters in the U.K., Latin America, and Asia-Pacific.
Imax gave no dates for its own digital release, ahead of Sony opening White House Down on June 28.
The Columbia Pictures' film sees capitol policeman John Cale, played by Tatum, protecting President James Sawyer (Foxx).
The film is written by James Vanderbilt and produced by Bradley J. Fischer, Harald Kloser, Vanderbilt, Larry Franco, and Laeta Kalogridis.
"Time and time again, Roland Emmerich has delivered blockbusters that excite and entertain audiences around the world," said Greg Foster, chairman and president of Imax Entertainment, in a statement Wednesday.