Dolby Laboratories, Inc. and The Walt Disney Studios today announced that Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, in theatres December 16, will be available in more than 50 Dolby Cinema locations around the globe. Dolby Cinema is a premium cinema offering for moviegoers that combines spectacular image and sound technologies with inspired design to make every visit a completely captivating cinematic event.
â€śRogue One: A Star Wars Story, with its attention to every detail from cinematography and visual effects to musical score, deserves to be seen in the cinema with the best sound and image capabilities available,â€ť said Doug Darrow, Senior Vice President, Cinema Business Group, Dolby. â€śWhen audiences go to see this movie in Dolby Cinema locations around the world, they will be participating in something specialâ€”an experience that only Dolby can deliver.â€ť
Dolby Cinema begins with the filmmakersâ€™ visionâ€”using the full storytelling capabilities that Dolby offers in image and sound production to transform the way movies are made and presented. With state-of-the-art image, sound, and acoustic capabilities, the movie comes alive to deliver cinema in its purest form.
â€śLike all Star Wars movies, Rogue One is a truly cinematic event, and the Dolby Cinema experience will immerse audiences deeper into the story,â€ť said Lynwen Brennan, Executive Vice President and General Manager, Lucasfilm. â€śThe Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos technologies beautifully showcase this amazing galaxy, accentuating the intense black of space, the colorful worlds, the dynamic sound effects and epic score â€“ all the hallmarks of a Star Wars film that we canâ€™t wait to share with audiences in Rogue One.â€ť
Dolby Cinema features the Dolby Vision laser projection system, which uses state-of-the-art optics and image processing to deliver high dynamic range with enhanced color technology and a contrast ratio that far exceeds that of any other image technology on the market today. The result is a richer, more detailed viewing experience that delivers strikingly vivid and realistic images and makes viewers feel like they are in the movieâ€™s world. Dolby Cinema also includes Dolby Atmos sound technology, which moves audio around the theatre, even overhead, with amazing richness and depth. The combination of Dolby technologies with the design and comfort of the Dolby Cinema makes audiences feel closer to the onscreen action.
In addition, exclusive Rogue One: A Star Wars Story poster artwork will be available as a free commemorative to ticket holders attending screenings on December 15, 2016, at participating Dolby Cinema at AMC locations. Select Dolby Cinema at AMC locations will also have life-size Death Troopers on display for moviegoers to take photos to enhance fansâ€™ #DolbyCinema and #RogueOne experience.
Pre-sale tickets to Dolby Cinema locations are currently available. For Dolby Cinema at AMC tickets and showtimes, visit www.amctheatres.com/dolby. You can also visit www.dolby.com/movies to learn more about whatâ€™s playing at Dolby Cinema.
"Star Wars: Rogue One" has a December 16, 2016 release directed by Gareth Edwards and stars Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Ben Mendelsohn, Donnie Yen, Mads Mikkelsen, Alan Tudyk, Riz Ahmed, with Jiang Wen and Forest Whitaker. Kathleen Kennedy, Allison Shearmur and Simon EmanuelÂ are producing, with John Knoll and Jason McGatlinÂ serving as executive producers.Â
From Lucasfilm comes the first of the Star Wars standalone films, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, an all-new epic adventure. In a time of conflict, a group of unlikely heroes band together on a mission to steal the plans to the Death Star, the Empireâ€™s ultimate weapon of destruction. This key event in the Star Wars timeline brings together ordinary people who choose to do extraordinary things, and in doing so, become part of something greater than themselves.
Star Wars: Rogue OneÂ trailer: