France's MK2 makes 3-D push

'Fly Me to the Moon' set for screenings

CANNES -- France's MK2 is taking its films to another dimension, with the Gallic distributor-exhibitor set to equip its theaters with 3-D technology as of Oct. 29, MK2 said Wednesday.

MK2 will screen a 3-D version of Ben Stassen's animated film "Fly Me to the Moon" in seven theaters across Paris at Cinemeccanica- and ADDE-equipped theaters utilizing Barco and NEC projectors and Nuvision's 3-D system.

After "Moon," the distributor will roll out more 3-D titles in 2009, including Disney's "Volt 3D," "Up 3D" and "Toy Story 3D," Paramount's "Monsters vs. Aliens," Universal's "Coraline 3D," James Cameron's "Avatar" and Fox's "Ice Age 3."