3D Entertainment inks 'Air Racers'

New Imax documentary hits theaters in fall 2010

3D Entertainment has acquired distribution rights to "Air Racers 3D: Forces of Flight," produced by Los Angeles-based Pretend Entertainment and Stereoscope. It will be released in Imax 3D and 2D theaters in the U.S. next fall.

The film, which follows rookie pilot Steve Hinton Jr. as he prepares for the Reno National Championship Air Races, is just beginning principal photography.

"Just eight days after announcing our first acquisition for Imax 3D theaters, 'Sea Rex 3D,' we are extremely pleased to add this exciting new film, which will be the first non-aquatic title in our film catalogue, to our 2010 lineup," said Francois Mantello, chairman and CEO of 3D.

"Racers" is being produced by Pretend and Stereoscope in association with the Reno Air Racing Association. Roger Tonry, known for his extensive experience in aerial and aviation photography, will direct. Christian Fry and Bernie Laramie will serve as producers with John Constantine, Raul Leckie and Jeffery Pierce as exec producers.
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