Pioneering 120fps HFR cinema with Paramount Pictures’ Gemini Man, from legendary filmmaker Ang Lee

Posted 10/3/2019

LOS ANGELES − (October 3, 2019) – Three-time Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Ang Lee's much anticipated new film, Paramount Pictures' Gemini Man premieres on October 6th at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles – a movie palace situated on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. This historic location serves as the perfect showcase for a film that stretches technological boundaries by being produced in 4K resolution, 3D, and shot at a high frame rate (HFR) of 120 fps (frames per second).​

Ang Lee directs actor Will Smith on the set of Gemini Man

Ang Lee directs actor Will Smith on the set of Gemini Man
Photo courtesy of Ben Rothstein for Paramount Pictures.

Ang Lee is well-known as a pioneer of HFR filmmaking.​ Gemini Man is an action-thriller starring Will Smith as Henry Brogan, an elite assassin who is suddenly targeted and pursued by a mysterious young operative who can seemingly predict his every move. The film demonstrates the advantages of the format and the progress of HFR technologies to moviegoers. The screening at the star-studded event will use CINITY, the new HFR cinema projection system developed by Christie for Huaxia Film Distribution, which offers the latest advances in HFR screening and Christie® RealLaser™ illumination technology.

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