‘Swords’ flies into North American theaters

Pic is first foreign-language film to debut in Imax in North America

Imax and Indomina Releasing have set a one-week engagement for “Flying Swords of Dragon Gate” in the Imax 3D format in 15 North American theaters.

Pic becomes the first foreign-language film to debut in Imax in North America.

Written, directed and produced by Hong Kong filmmaker Tsui Hark, the movie stars Jet Li, Zhou Xun, Chen Kun, Li Yuchun, Gwei Lun Mei, Mavis Fan and Fan Siu Wong.

Pic is set to open in theaters in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Boston, Houston, Seattle, San Diego and Washington, D.C.

Since its December release, “Flying Swords of Dragon Gate” has grossed $86.5 million at the Chinese box office, of which approximately $10.6 million was generated in 61 Imax theaters.

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