CJ 4DPlex together with Universal Pictures, announced that Fast X, the new chapter in the global blockbuster Fast & Furious Saga, in theaters this Friday, May 19, will debut in the 270-degree panoramic ScreenX format. This is the first time a Universal Studios' film from the Fast & Furious franchise will premiere in the visually immersive theatres.
The partnership is significant for CJ 4DPlex as it now has deals with every major studio in Hollywood for its premium ScreenX format.
ScreenX expands specially selected sequences of the film onto the left and right-side walls of the auditorium. Audiences will be transported into the high-speed action of Fast X with exclusive story-enhancing imagery and extraordinary visuals.
With ScreenX's immersive, 270-degree panoramic viewing experience, fans will feel like they're racing alongside Dom Toretto (Vin Diesel), Letty (Michelle Rodriguez) and the rest of Dom's all-star crew. Fast X will be available in more than 359 ScreenX auditoriums worldwide.
Fast X will also debut in CJ 4DPlex's multi-sensory format, 4DX. 4DX transcends the traditional movie-going experience by utilizing more than 21 unique motion and environmental effects such as vibration, water, wind, snow, lightning, and scents, among others. Fast X will appear on more than 788 4DX screens worldwide.
"We're beyond thrilled to showcase a film from the Fast & Furious Saga for the first-time ever in our 270-degree panoramic ScreenX auditoriums," said Don Savant, CEO and president, CJ 4DPlex America. "We are excited to assemble an even greater and more immersive experience for Fast X movie-goers around the world in ScreenX."
Jongryul Kim, CEO, CJ 4DPlex added, "Audiences have been following the Fast Saga for over two decades and we're excited to present Fast X in our premium formats, ScreenX and 4DX. With captivating chases and electrifying effects, Fast X in ScreenX and 4DX is a ride that fans cannot experience anywhere but at the movies."
"We are proud to team up with CJ 4DPlex with their visually stunning ScreenX format," said Niels Swinkels, executive vice president, Universal Pictures International. "Showcasing Fast X in 4DX and ScreenX provides a unique experience and adds a new dimension to an amazing film worldwide audiences will love."