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  • 08Jun

    Next Potter film delays Imax release

    I am devastated to read about the fact that Warner Bros. has chosen to delay the release of the Imax version of Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince. The delay isn’t small either, it’s two weeks. I’m not the only one upset as Imax shares have dropped from the news. “Shares of Imax dropped 4% on Monday to $7.31 after a Wall Street analyst said the delay ‘should negatively impact Imax boxoffice results.'” While Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince opens on July 14, Imax theaters won’t see the movie until July 29. The July release date actually overlaps Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen which is why the Imax date is being postponed. “Potter” contains 12 minutes of 3-D footage that moviegoers can experience only through Imax. Eric Wold said, “There will obviously be some consumers that choose to wait for the Imax version with its 3-D scenes

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