BY ROY ALBERT ANDRADE, K1LLER, Inc.
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX), and Warner Bros. Pictures have announced that Kristen Bell, 37, actress, will narrate the latest IMAX documentary adventure Pandas, a National Geographic Entertainment film about reintroducing captive born pandas to the wild. The film will be released in select IMAX® and IMAX® 3D theatres starting April 6, 2018.
"I am thrilled to team up with IMAX and to help tell this incredible story in the larger-than-life IMAX format," said Kristen Bell. "Pandas not only spotlights the important work being done to protect these beloved and ridiculously cute animals, but it provides us with inspiration and hope and showcases the great things we can achieve when we work together."
Greg Foster, CEO of IMAX Entertainment and Senior Executive Vice President, IMAX Corp., added, "We're tremendously excited to have the talented and engaging Kristen Bell join the IMAX family to narrate Pandas. We can't wait to share this heartfelt journey that will transport IMAX audiences to the mountains of Sichuan in China and spotlight the incredible steps scientists are taking to protect and reintroduce these magnificent and adorable pandas into the wild."
Jeff Goldstein, President Domestic Distribution, Warner Bros. Pictures, said, "We are so pleased to continue the tradition of bringing these wonderful IMAX adventures to families. We're proud to add Pandas to our slate and to give people an opportunity to see these amazing animals as never before."
"I am delighted to continue my longstanding partnership with IMAX and Warner Bros. on Pandas," said producer/writer Drew Fellman, who co-directed the film with David Douglas. "Shooting with IMAX cameras helped us deliver a dazzling and intimate experience and we're thrilled to have Kristen Bellonboard to guide this one-of-a-kind IMAX adventure."
Shawn W. Anderson