Beijing- June 21, 2018- IMAX China Holding, Inc. (HKSE:1970) today announced that Hello Mr. Billionaire will be digitally remastered into the IMAX® format and released in IMAX® theatres across China on July 27. A talent shout-out video was released as part of today's announcement to encourage audiences to enjoy the film in IMAX. The film is produced and distributed by Slinky Town Pictures, Starry Entertainments, FunAge Pictures, New Classic Media Corporation and Alibaba Pictures.
In 2015, Goodbye Mr.Loser, directed and written by Fei Yan and Damo Peng, is one of the most successful Chinese comedy films in recent years. Hello Mr. Billionaire is their second film, starring Teng Shgeng, Vivian Sung, Yiming Zhang, Chenguang Zhang, Yuan Chang, Xiang Wei, Chengsi Wang and Liang Tao. These talented comedians will bring back the classic comedy and imaginative elements that audiences are looking forward to.
The story sets stage in Xi Hong Shi, an imaginary city, where Duoyu Wang, a goalkeeper in a level C football league gets fired for the loss of a game. Afterwards he receives a very strange challenge from a Taiwanese consortium: to spend up to one billion RMB in a month. Expecting it to be the start of joy and happiness, Duoyu Wang for the first time experiences the difficulty of spending money. With The IMAX Experience®, moviegoers can be entirely immersed into this comedy and enjoy the tension filled story with twists at every turn.
The IMAX release of Hello Mr. Billionaire will be digitally re-mastered into the image and sound quality of The IMAX Experience® with proprietary IMAX DMR® (Digital Re-mastering) technology. The crystal-clear images, coupled with IMAX's customized theatre geometry and powerful digital audio, create a unique environment that will make audiences feel as if they are in the movie.