J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot and Barco boldly go into the future of cinema with plans to release the new Star Trek movie in Barco’s multi-screen theatrical format, Barco Escape. One of this year’s most anticipated films, “Star Trek Beyond” will immerse audiences inside the action like never, with the storytelling expanded across three screens for a thrilling new moviegoing experience.
Illuminating the Star Trek universe J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot will master a special version of the film, expanding the storytelling across three screens to unveil a thrilling new moviegoing experience to audiences when the film, from Paramount Pictures and Skydance Productions, releases on July 22. Barco Escape will illuminate the Star Trek universe by creating key “moments” across all three screens that will exhilarate fans. Bad Robot will re-master more than 20 minutes of “Star Trek Beyond” into the new format. As part of Bad Robot’s commitment to the innovative technology, an executive from the company will also join Barco Escape’s advisory board.
Ultra wide-screen expands the viewing plane to enhance the story "Justin Lin’s Star Trek Beyond is an epic adventure — truly larger than life,” said producer and Bad Robot president J.J. Abrams. “It is especially fitting, then, that we are partnering with Barco to provide an ultra wide-screen immersive experience using their unique Barco Escape format. This premium format dramatically expands the width of the viewing plane, giving filmmakers an innovative new tool with which to tell stories and audiences an enhanced new way to experience cinema."