CJ 4DPLEX, the world’s leading producer of premium film formats and cinema technologies announced that Sony Pictures’ upcoming sports action movie “Gran Turismo: Based on a True Story” will be showcased in both the 270-degree panoramic ScreenX format and the multi-sensory 4DX experiential format. “Gran Turismo: Based on a True Story” goes for a spin in theaters domestically beginning August 25.
Audiences fueled with passion for thrills will get a chance to rev their engines and witness “Gran Turismo: Based on a True Story” in CJ 4DPLEX’s 270-degree panoramic ScreenX auditoriums. Designed with state-of-the-art technology, CJ 4DPLEX’s ScreenX format elevates the movie theater experience by creating mesmerizing sights across dual-sided screens. For auto racing, performance and powerful enhancements can make or break the experience and that is where CJ 4DPLEX comes in. CJ 4DPLEX teamed up with Sony Pictures to create exclusive story enhancing visuals of key selected sequences to supercharge the ultimate coming-of-age sports action film, exclusively available in the ScreenX format.
The film is based on the unbelievable true story of a team of unlikely underdogs – a struggling working-class gamer, a failed former racecar driver, and an idealistic motorsport executive. Together, they risk it all to take on the most elite sport in the world. “Gran Turismo: Based on a True Story” is an inspiring, thrilling, and action-packed story that proves that nothing is impossible when you’re fueled from within.
CJ 4DPLEX also invites fans of PlayStation Studios’ critically acclaimed video game the film is based on to switch out of the traditional lane and experience “Gran Turismo: Based on a True Story” in CJ 4DPLEX’s effects-enhancing 4DX auditoriums. The multi-sensory 4DX format utilizes over 21 unique motion and environmental effects like vibration, water, wind, lightning, and scents, among others. Movie-goers can shift gears and experience “Gran Turismo: Based on a True Story” in over 791 4DX auditoriums worldwide.
“With every twist and turn, ScreenX and 4DX accelerate ‘Gran Turismo’ that the audiences have to see to believe,” said Jongryul Kim, CEO, CJ 4DPLEX. “CJ 4DPLEX is thrilled to further enhance the movie-going experience in our two dynamic premium formats that will ultimately transport audiences into an exciting world of high-speed action.”
“We are so proud to have teamed up with Sony Pictures to bring ‘Gran Turismo’ to our premium ScreenX and 4DX theaters worldwide,” said Don Savant, CEO & President, CJ 4DPLEX America. “The highly-anticipated adaptation of ‘Gran Turismo’ will be an epic cinematic presentation that goes beyond the game of racing.”
“Gran Turismo: Based on a True Story” tickets are on sale now and can be purchased at any ScreenX and 4DX theaters near you.