Clint Eastwood’s American Sniper Will Open in IMAX Theaters Jan. 16

AmericanSniper(PCM) Warner Bros. Pictures and Village Roadshow Pictures announced in collaboration with the IMAX Corporation plans to release Clint Eastwood’s Oscar buzz-worthy war drama, American Sniper, in IMAX theaters across the nation following on the same day as the film’s January 16, 2015 release.

American Sniper, starring Bradley Cooper and Sienna Miller, will be digitally re-mastered for the nationwide IMAX release, allowing for the clearest picture and best sound quality for the full IMAX experience.

“With American Sniper, we are excited to team up for the first time with Academy Award®-winning iconic director Clint Eastwood, as well as work with our valued and longtime partners at Warner Bros.,” said Greg Foster, Senior Executive Vice President, IMAX Corp. and CEO of IMAX Entertainment. “American Sniper is a tense and engaging drama — one that will keep you on the edge of your seat, particularly when experiencing it in IMAX theatres.”

“Mr. Eastwood has created an incredibly intense and emotional film that deserves to be experienced in the most breathtaking way,” said Dan Fellman, President, Domestic Distribution, Warner Bros. Pictures.

Starring alongside Bradley Cooper and Sienna Miller are Jake McDorman (Live Free or Die Hard), Kyle Gallner (A Nightmare on Elm Street), Luke Grimes (Taken 2), Sam Jaeger (Lucky Number Slevin), Brandon Eaton (Born to Race), and Keir O’Donnell (Wedding Crashers).

Academy Award winning director and celebrated actor Clint Eastwood (Million Dollar Baby, Unforgiven) directed American Sniper from the screenplay written by Jason Dean Hall (Spread, Paranoia) based on the autobiographical book of the same name by Chris Kyle.

If you’d like to learn more about the remarkable true story of Chris Kyle, the man behind American Sniper, check out his wikipedia page here, and for more information on the film, visit American Sniper’s official website.

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