'Tron: Legacy' Sneak Peek For French Imax-Goers

Walt Disney super-sizes 'Tron: Legacy 3D' on Imax screens four days before conventional theatre release.

TORONTO – Walt Disney is giving Imax theatre-goers in France a four-day Tron: Legacy sneak peek before a nation-wide release on Feb. 9.

Disney will open the 3D picture on five Imax screens on Feb. 5, with 43 minutes of footage designed for its large format, before a conventional cinema run.

"With a four-day exclusive Imax run prior to the nationwide release, Disney has done an outstanding job of ensuring French fans can celebrate the arrival of Tron: Legacy in the way it was meant to be experienced,” Greg Foster, president of Imax Filmed Entertainment, said.