Aladdin on IMAX?

Discussion in 'Disney Rumors and News' started by raidermatt, Oct 31, 2003.

  1. raidermatt

    raidermatt Beware of the dark side. Anger...fear...aggression

    Sep 26, 2000
    When we saw The Lion King on IMAX, I thought the Aladdin trailer gave a date of 1/1/04 or something for the Aladdin IMAX release.

    However, I've seen no promotion, and just checked and didn't see any reference to it at all.

    So, I checked out a few other sites, and it seems that nobody is sure what the deal is. Jim Hill answered a question about it on his site by saying he was guessing the marketing budget had been cut, and that the film would still be released on 1/1/04. However, he speculated that unless Aladdin performs better than The Lion King and Beauty and the Beast, the IMAX release of The Little Mermaid will be canceled.

    Few questions:

    Does anyone know anything about the Aladdin IMAX release? Is it still on, and if so, for what date?
  2. HB2K

    HB2K I Spit Hot Fire!

    May 2, 2002
    When I saw the trailer before Lion King I thought the release date was 12/25 (like Lion was). I just recently started my Christmas shopping and was planning on pre-purchasing some tickets for my family through IMAX's website only to find out that there is currently no release date other than JAN add me to the list of "he who knows not what the heck is going on."
  3. Zimbubba

    Zimbubba Mouseketeer

    Nov 7, 2000
    The IMAX web site has it listed mid to late 2004.
  4. hopskip

    hopskip Mouseketeer

    May 30, 2002
    I emailed IMAX and was told: "Alladin is not distributed by IMAX Corporation, but by Buena Vista Pictures. We do not have any further information for this film."

    Who else could I contact to get an answer?
  5. jlambrig

    jlambrig Let's Go Red Wings<br><font color="#1daf84">Made t

    Mar 26, 2002
    maybe they will make this the Soarin' movie. You can pretend you are on a magic carpet instead of a hang glider

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