‘Skyfall’ Becomes the First James Bond Film to Get IMAX Release

Daniel Craig’s third 007 outing will be released simultaneously with its international and domestic debut

Last Updated: February 24, 2012 @ 12:45 PM

James Bond's next foray into bed-hopping, globe-trotting and world-saving will get the IMAX treatment.

"Skyfall," the latest installment in the blockbuster spy franchise, will debut simultaneously in IMAX theaters when it hits screens next fall — the first Bond film to hit the really big screen format. 

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To be released in IMAX internationally on Oct. 26, and domestically on Nov. 9, 2012, "Skyfall" centers on Bond's efforts to track down and destroy a threat to his boss, M. 

Daniel Craig will return for his third romp as 007. Javier Bardem, Ralph Fiennes, Judi Dench and Naomie Harris co-star. Sam Mendes ("American Beauty") directs.