Chennai, October 12 (COIN) Director Lokesh Kanakaraj’s much awaited action entertainer, Leo, featuring actor Vijay in the lead, will release on IMAX across the world including India on October 19, its makers announced today.
Apart from Vijay, the action thriller, produced by S S Lalit Kumar, boasts of an impressive star line up including actress Trisha, who plays the female lead, Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt, action king Arjun Sarja and director Gautham Vasudev Menon.
This apart, the film also features actor Mansoor Ali Khan and director Mysskin.
Leo will release across India, as well as select IMAX locations in the US, UK,the Middle East and Asia, including Singapore and Malaysia.
The film marks the third Tamil-language film ever released in IMAX and the first collaboration for IMAX, Vijay and S S Lalit Kumar.
Seven Screen Studio Chairman Lalit Kumar said, “We’re thrilled to work with IMAX, who consistently offer the best premium theatrical experience to audiences worldwide. We’re excited to have the third Tamil movie released in IMAX, and for moviegoers to be able to witness Thalapathy Vijay deliver a truly gripping performance in this format.”
For their part, IMAX too expressed gratitude for the opportunity.
“We’re grateful for the opportunity to collaborate with visionary talents Vijay and S S Lalit Kumar on Leo and to be able to offer moviegoers the chance to see this epic film in IMAX,” said IMAX International Development and Distribution VP Christopher Tillman.
“We know fans want to see this action-packed movie on the biggest screen possible – and we can’t wait to provide them with an unforgettable experience in IMAX ,” he added.
Leo promises to be a visual treat with its stunning action sequences and beautiful landscapes (which were shot in Chennai and Kashmir) coming to life on the ultra -large screens and signature sound of IMAX.
The film will release on the IMAX network in India, which is now up to 26 locations. Leo releases in IMAX on October 19 and tickets go on sale from October 14.