Imax inks deal with Stellar Cinemas

Over 50 super-sized screens expected in China by 2012

TORONTO -- Imax Corp. has signed a deal with Chinese exhibitor Stellar Cinemas to install two digital theaters in multiplexes in Shanghai and Beijing.

The first theater will go into the Shanghai Stellar Zhengda multiplex in Shanghai by July, in time for the release of Imax's digitally remastered version of "Aftershock" from China's Huayi Bros. studio.

The second Beijing theater will open in 2011. Toronto-based Imax expects to have over 50 super-sized screens operating in China by 2012.
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